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.

Learn About Robotics in General Surgery

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Learn about Robotics in General Surgery. In the past on MedNet, we’ve heard about how robotics have been applied to surgical specialties. On this CME webcast, we’re going to hear about how the surgical robot is being used in general surgical procedures. Our guests today are both robotic experts. Dr. Jennifer Schwartz is an Assistant Professor of Surgery and specializes in minimally invasive surgery. And Dr. Michael Meara is also an Assistant Professor of Surgery and specializes in therapeutic endoscopy.

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: DESCRIBE applications of robotic surgery as it relates to inguinal hernia repair and cholecystectomy; DISCUSS importance of including robotic surgery training as it relates to resident and fellowship training; DISCUSS the role of robotics in foregut, bariatric, and ventral hernia repair; and EXPLAIN potential advantages and disadvantages of robotics in general surgery.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • What the surgical robot actually does
  • General surgical applications of robotics
  • Starting a robotic program in your hospital
  • Equipment costs
  • Insurance coverage
  • Credentialing
  • How to select a surgeon to do your inguinal herniorrhaphy
  • Future applications of robotics in general surgery
  • Converting robotic to open surgical procedures
  • Patient variables in technique selection

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 Print MOC Certificates – for Hospital Site Administrators

Here’s a brief tutorial that shows Hospital Site Administrators how to print MOC certificates for their hospital members that utilize the CME webcast program, OSU MedNet21.

This tutorial is for Hospital Site Administrators:

Log into your account on our website (https://ccme.osu.edu) and click on the Admin Section button.  Next, click the Current Affiliations button.

Decide on which user to print MOC points for and click the blue button on the left with an ‘i” in the middle.

A new page will appear with three tabs. Click on the User History tab to access the certificate section for the user.  Now, navigate to the MOC history section.

Next, click on the certificate link to the right of the title you desire.

Once you click the Print MOC Points certificate button, you’ll see your MOC certificate appear.   Now proceed to Print or Save the Certificate by selecting Control -P (Windows) or Command-P (Mac).

To save a copy of your points, click the Save button that appears, or click the Change button to print your certificate.

How to Print MOC Certificates – for Web Viewers

Here’s a quick tutorial to show you how to print MOC certificates for our OSU MedNet21 CME Webcast series.

This tutorial is for Web Viewers:

Log into your account on our website (https://ccme.osu.edu) and click on the My Account button.  Next, click the MOC Points button.

Once you get to the MOC points certificate section, click on Print All to print a certificate with all of your MOC points.  Click the icon to the right of the magnifying glass to print an individual MOC certificate.

Once you click Print All you’ll see a page appear with all of your MOC points and an option for printing.

To save a copy of your points, click the Save button that appears, or click the Change button to print your certificate.