Get a Better Understanding on How to Reduce Readmissions

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Get a Better Understanding on How to Reduce Readmissions. On this CME webcast, we’re going to take a close look at hospital readmissions, what causes them, what we can do in the hospital to reduce them, and what we can do in the ambulatory setting to reduce them. Joining me today is hospitalist and Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Dr. Brian Doyle.

View a video introduction of this webcast

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: DEFINE readmissions and describe factors associated with readmitted patients; and DESIGN an introductory approach to address readmissions in their own healthcare setting.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Measures to reduce readmissions
  • Length of stay and readmission rates
  • Structure of the Medicare Hospital Readmission Reduction Program
  • What nurses and respiratory therapists can do to reduce readmissions

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.

Fertility Preservation in the Adolescent and Young Adult Population

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Fertility Preservation in the Adolescent and Young Adult Population will be discussed on this CME webcast. We are going to show you just how far medical science has come in order to preserve fertility in girls and young women. Joining our moderator in the studio is Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dr. Leslie Appiah.

View a video introduction of this webcast

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: EXPLAIN the effects of cancer treatments on fertility and limits of risk stratification; DISCUSS standard and novel fertility preservation therapies for patients with cancer; and DESCRIBE reproductive late effects and management options in survivorship.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Common indications for fertility preservation
  • Fertility preservation options
  • How long can tissues safely be frozen
  • How many eggs should be frozen
  • Options for pre-pubescent girls
  • Options for women undergoing oophorectomy
  • Fertility preservation for men

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.

How to Reset Your Password

This tutorial teaches you how to reset your password for our website.

To reset your password, click on the “Forgot Your Password” link above.

Enter your e-mail address and click the Submit button.

An e-mail to  reset your password should appear in your e-mail.

Click Reset Password on e-mail that appears in your e-mail account.

 

Enter your new password in the New Password and Confirm New Password text box.  You’re passwor should now be reset.

 

 

 

How to Add An Affiliation for OSU MedNet21 Hospitals

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014This tutorial teaches you how to add an affiliation for OSU MedNet21 Hospitals.  When you add an affiliation, you’re simply adding the hospital that you’re connected with inside the Hospital Affiliation section of your account on our website.  This is because your hospital has paid to give you “free” access to our OSU MedNet21 Series.  However, you can only get access if you add the affiliation to your account.  Instead of paying $25 to take a post-test, you won’t be asked to make a payment.

Note: First, create an account on our OSU CCME website before starting the tutorial below.

Let’s get started with the tutorial.

Click on the orange”My Account” tab at the top right of your screen

 

Click on the Hospital Affiliations button on the page the appears.

 

At the Drop-down Menu select your hospital name or the name you’re using for your affiliation.

 

Once you choose your Hospital Affiliation, Waiting will appear in the Status column.  The Waiting status will appear until your affiliation is approved by your OSU MedNet21 Hospital Administrator. If you attempt to take a post-test while your status displays as Waiting, you’ll be prompted to make a payment.  Please wait until you are approved.

When your account gets approved, Approved will appear in the Status column.

You will also receive an e-mail, similar to the e-mail above, once your account is approved.

How to Add An Affiliation for Enduring Materials

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014This tutorial teaches how to add an affiliation for Enduring Materials.  When you add an affiliation, you’re simply adding the hospital that you’re connected with inside the Hospital Affiliation section of your account on our website.  This is because your hospital has paid to give you “free” access to our enduring materials post-test.  However, you can only get access if you add the affiliation to your account.  Instead of paying $25, you won’t be asked to make a payment.

Note: First, create an account on our OSU CCME website before starting the tutorial.

Let’s get started with the tutorial.

Click on the orange”My Account” tab at the top right of your screen

 

Click on the Hospital Affiliations button.

 

At the Drop-down Menu select your hospital name or the name you’re using for your affiliation.

 

Once you choose your Hospital Affiliation, Waiting will appear in the Status column.  The Waiting status will appear until your affiliation is approved by the Administrator. If you attempt to take a post-test in the Waiting status, you’ll see a web page dialog to make a payment.  Please wait until you are approved.

When your account gets approved, Approved will appear in the Status column.

You will also receive an e-mail, similar to the e-mail above, once your account is approved.