Webcast Discusses Physician Financial Health

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Webcast Discusses Physician Financial Health. In his theory of motivation, Abraham Maslow developed his hierarchy of needs, a pyramid with physiological needs and safety needs at the foundation and self-actualization at the top. Another way of looking at his hierarchy is in terms of health, with physical health at the foundation, followed by financial health, social health, and emotional health. For this webcast, we’re going to focus on the second tier, financial health. Although today’s program is geared toward physicians, and particularly younger physicians, most of it is going to be pertinent for anyone in a healthcare profession.

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: fund a child’s college education; create an optimal retirement investment portfolio; and understand the U.S. income tax system.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Investing 101
  • Taxes 101
  • The 15 Commandments Of Healthy Finances

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.

Online Webcast Teaches Physicians About Population Health

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Online Webcast Teaches Physicians About Population Health. On this CME webcast, we are going to see how re-tooling our health care system to focus on population health may be the key to helping us catch up with other countries. Our guests today are Associate Professor of Family Medicine, Dr. Aaron Clark. And also, hospitalist and Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Dr. Allison Heacock.

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What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: describe what population health is as relates to your profession; and understand why population health matters and describe some common tactics used in population health activities.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • What population health is
  • Who is responsible for delivering population health

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.

Online Webast Series Teaches On Health Screening for Non-Malignant Diseases

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Online Webast Teaches On Health Screening for Non-Malignant Diseases. On this CME webcast, we are going to be discussing current recommendations for health screening with a focus on screening for non-cancer conditions. First, to tell us about screening in children is Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, Dr. Rachel McGuirk. And then to update us about health screening in adults is Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, Dr. Sondos Al Sad.

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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 the role of the USPSTF and how to interpret their recommendations; review pediatric preventative measures including physical examination, screening questionnaires, laboratory testing, and behavioral interventions; recognize top health screenings that impact morbidity and mortality of general population; and prioritize preventive health screenings based on informed discussion with patients.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • What age screening should start
  • Where screening guidelines come from
  • The childhood growth chart
  • Which lipid tests you should order
  • Dementia screening
  • Tests used for syphilis and other sexually-transmitted diseases

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 Insomnia on On-line CME Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Learn about Insomnia on On-line CME Webcast. For many people, insomnia is a nightly occurrence, leading to nocturnal frustration and daytime fatigue. On this CME webcast, we’re going to explore insomnia, what causes it and what you can advise your patients to do about it. Our guests today are specialists in sleep medicine. Dr. Meena Khan is an Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine and of Neurology, and Dr. Jesse Mindel, who is an Assistant Professor of Neurology.

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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 basic approaches to insomnia treatment; REVIEW available behavioral and pharmacologic therapies for insomnia; Describe the epidemiology and health implications of chronic insomnia; DESCRIBE the psychological characteristic of those with chronic insomnia; and DESCRIBE the behavioral and environmental factors that perpetuate chronic insomnia.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Common causes of insomnia
  • Normal sleep patterns
  • Melatonin
  • Sleep binging
  • Circadian rhythm disturbances
  • Eye patches and background noise recordings
  • Antihistamines
  • Approach to the patient who wakes up and cannot fall back to sleep
  • Approach to temporary situational insomnia

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.