Webcast Discusses Guidelines for the Sidelines: Common Musculoskeletal Injuries in Sports

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Webcast Discusses Guidelines for the Sidelines: Common Musculoskeletal Injuries in Sports. Sports injuries lead to not only time away from sport but also missed school, missed work, medical expenses and sometimes lasting residual effects. In the United States alone, there are approximately 8.6 million sports and recreation related injuries each year. Over a third of these injuries land in the emergency room and half are seen in for doctor’s office—that makes sports-related injuries one of the most common types of acute visits. So, here to teach us about the most common forms of acute musculoskeletal sports injuries on the sidelines and how to manage them are two of Ohio State University’s Sports Medicine experts. We’re pleased to introduce Associate Professor of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Dr Timothy Miller and Associate Professor of Family Medicine & Sports Medicine Dr Bryant Walrod.

What you’ll learn in this webcast

  • Learners will understand the most effective reduction maneuvers for treating acute shoulder (glenohumeral joint) dislocations.
  • Learners will be able to understand the common causes of an acute knee effusion following a sports related knee injury.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Which sports have the most injuries
  • Which sports require a physician present on the sideline

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.

Learn About Guidelines for the Sidelines: Common Musculoskeletal Injuries in Sports

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Learn About Guidelines for the Sidelines: Common Musculoskeletal Injuries in Sports. Stress fractures are just one of many kinds of musculoskeletal injuries that athletes can get and today, you’re going to learn about some of the most common of these injuries. Let me welcome today’s guest, Dr. Timothy Miller. Dr. Miller is a sports medicine specialist and Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery here at the Ohio State University.

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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 the initial sideline and clinic assessment techniques for evaluating shoulder, knee, and leg injuries in athletes; and DESCRIBE and APPLY the appropriate initial treatment options for AC joint injuries, glenohumeral dislocations, patella dislocations, ACL tears, and leg injuries.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Most common sports-related musculoskeletal injuries
  • Initial history and physical exam of the athlete with leg pain
  • Gastrocnemius strain

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.

Understanding the Management of Depression

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Understanding the Management of Depression. We now have more and better medications to treat depression than the anti-tuberculosis drug created in the 1950’s. We also have much better ways to screen and identify patients with depression. We’re pleased to welcome our guests today to tell us about depression in primary care. Dr. Nazhat Taj-Schaal is an Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine and Kelli Barnes is a pharmacist and Assistant Professor in the College of Pharmacy.

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What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: REVIEW recent updated clinical guidelines that address screening for depression, monitoring treatment effects, and integration of behavioral health into primary care; and REVIEW medication treatment options, their unique characteristics and how to choose between different therapies.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Epidemiology of depression
  • Different antidepressants have different properties
  • Managing depressed patients in a busy primary care practice
  • Identifying the suicidal patient
  • Practical approach to antidepressant selection
  • Setting realistic expectations for antidepressant effects

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.

Webcast Discusses Pharmacologic Management of Pain

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Webcast Discusses Pharmacologic Management of Pain. We now know that opioid pain medications prescribed excessively are addictive and can abscond with our patients’ careers, their futures, and even their lives. But if we don’t treat their pain, then physicians are treated as professional failures. Well, on this CME webcast, we’re going to help you navigate pain. The goal is to set realistic expectations to manage your patients’ pain without turning their lives into a nightmare of addiction and despair. Joining our moderator in the studio is pain management expert and specialty practice pharmacist from the OSU Wexner Medical Center, Lisa Mostafavifar.

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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 multi-modal pharmacologic treatment options for patients with acute and/or chronic pain; and REVIEW guidelines for acute and chronic pain management that may help curb the misuse and abuse of prescription pain medication.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Non-opioid pain management options
  • Setting realistic goals for pain control in the hospital
  • Opioid addiction following opioid prescriptions

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.