On-line Education Series Teaches On Common Poisonings

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 On-line Education Series Teaches On Common Poisonings. The American Association of Poison Control Centers manages a 24-hour hotline that is staffed by healthcare professionals with training in toxicology. Each year, U.S. poision control centers get more than 2 million calls about poison exposures, that works out to 1 poisoning every 15 seconds. Although poisonings still are most common in children between the ages of 1 and 3 years old, poisonings can and do occur in people of all ages. Therefore, it is important for all physicians who provide clinical care to patients to be familiar with the common causes of poisoning. Joining our webcast today to update you about poisoning is Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Dr. Jennifer Yee.

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What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: IDENTIFY potential GI decontamination methods and indications; and IDENTIFY life-threatening toxicologic ingestions.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Common causes of poisonings
  • Use and limitations of the tox screen
  • www.webPOISONcontrol.org
  • Laundry detergent pod ingestion
  • Carbon monoxide poisoning

You can find this and many other MedNet21 programs on the OSU – CCME website.

Call our MedNet21 Program Manager at 614.293.3473 for more details about subscribing to MedNet21 as a hospital or as an individual. You can also e-mail him at derrick.freeman@osumc.edu.

On-line Education Webcast Teaches Physicians About Sarcoidosis

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 On-line Education Webcast Teaches Physicians About Sarcoidosis. On this CME webcast, we’re going to update you about the diagnosis and management of sarcoidosis.

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What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: UNDERSTAND how to distinguish sarcoidosis from other granulomatous disorders; DESCRIBE basic concepts relating to the treatment of sarcoidosis; EXPLAIN clinical presentation, basic histology and epidemiology of sarcoidosis; and UNDERSTAND the diagnostic criteria and the differential diagnoses for sarcoidosis.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Organ involvement and treatment selection
  • Administration and dosing of methotrexate
  • Angiotensin Converting Enzyme levels (ACE)

You can find this and many other MedNet21 programs on the OSU – CCME website.

Call our MedNet21 Program Manager at 614.293.3473 for more details about subscribing to MedNet21 as a hospital or as an individual. You can also e-mail him at derrick.freeman@osumc.edu.

On-line Education Webcast Teaches on Common Foot and Ankle Injuries

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 On-line Education Webcast Teaches on Common Foot and Ankle Injuries. On this webcast, we are going to cover one of the most common injuries seen by primary care and sports medicine physicians, namely foot and ankle injuries. Joining our moderator on the webcast is Chief of the Division of Foot and Ankle Reconstruction here at the Ohio State University, Associate Professor of Orthopaedics, Dr. Adam Groth.

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What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: Understand diagnosis and early management of lateral ankle sprains; and Understand diagnosis and early management of Achilles tendon ruptures.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Foot and ankle injury prevention
  • When to recommend heat and ice

You can find this and many other MedNet21 programs on the OSU – CCME website.

Call our MedNet21 Program Manager at 614.293.3473 for more details about subscribing to MedNet21 as a hospital or as an individual. You can also e-mail him at derrick.freeman@osumc.edu.

On-line Education Series Teaches on Outpatient Management of COVID-19

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 On-line Education Series Teaches on Outpatient Management of COVID-19. On this CME webcast, we’re going to be discussing the information you need to know in order to take care of patients with COVID-19 in the outpatient setting. First, to discuss outpatient testing is Associate Professor of Emergency Medcine Dr. Daniel Bachmann. Next, to discuss isolation strategies in the ambulatory setting is nurse practitioner and the director of the Ohio State Total Health and Wellness Clinic Candy Rinehart. Then to discuss discharge instructions for patients being released from the hospital is hospitalist and Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Dr. Dustin Chase. And finally to discuss the medical treatment of the outpatient with COVID-19, Professor of Family Medicine, Dr. Randell Wexler.

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What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: Identify the appropriate timing to discontinue isolation; Identifying the key resources needed at the time of discharge; Prepare primary care offices for patient management of patients during the COVI D 19 crisis; Manage COVID 19 patients not needing hospitalization; Understand the basic diagnostic approach to COVID19 patients; Describe testing strategies for pandemic scenarios and consider the challenges associated with them; Identify practical home isolation recommendations for persons with COVID-19; and Describe effective cleaning and disinfection within the home of a person with COVID-19.

You can find this and many other MedNet21 programs on the OSU – CCME website.

Call our MedNet21 Program Manager at 614.293.3473 for more details about subscribing to MedNet21 as a hospital or as an individual. You can also e-mail him at derrick.freeman@osumc.edu.

On-line Education Teaches on Massive and Sub-massive Pulmonary Emboli

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014On-line Education Teaches on Massive and Sub-massive Pulmonary Emboli. Despite the availability of newer and safer anticoagulants, people still die from pulmonary embolism. But we now have new treatments that can offer hope to those patients with the most life-threatening pulmonary emboli. Here to update us is cardiologist and Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Dr. Cindy Baker.

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What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: DISCUSS risk stratification of patients presenting with pulmonary embolus; and REVIEW pharmacologic, percutaneous and surgical options for pulmonary embolus.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • New developments
  • Role on the amount of clot seen on CT scan in clinical decision making
  • Post-treatment follow-up

You can find this and many other MedNet21 programs on the OSU – CCME website.

Call our MedNet21 Program Manager at 614.293.3473 for more details about subscribing to MedNet21 as a hospital or as an individual. You can also e-mail him at derrick.freeman@osumc.edu.