Get Our Latest Updates on COVID-19

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014Get Our Latest Updates on COVID-19 on CME Webcast. We’re now two years into the COVID-19 pandemic and a lot has changed since our previous COVID programs on MedNet. On this webcast, we’re going to bring you up to date about developments in managing the infection and about keeping your patients and your community safe. First, Jim Allen will review the current epidemiology of COVID. Next, Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine from the Division of Infectious Disease, Dr. Michael Haden will tell us about the latest on vaccines. Then, Professor of Family Medicine, Dr. Randy Wexler will update us on outpatient treatment and Associate Professor of Internal Medicine from the Division of Hospital Medicine, Dr. Dustin Chase will update us on inpatient treatment. Finally, our moderator will review travel precautions in the era of COVID.

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What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: interpret common epidemiologic datasets used for COVID-19; advise patients about the indications, risks, and benefits of COVID-19 vaccinations; manage outpatients with COVID-19; be familiar with inpatient treatment of patients with COVID-19; advise patients about travel precautions during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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 the Latest About Type 1 Diabetes on Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Viewers will learn the Latest About Type 1 Diabetes on this webcast. To discuss the topic, we’re joined Dr. Kathleen Wyne, Professor of Medicine in the Division of Endocrinology, and Dr. Elizabeth Buschur, Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Endocrinology.

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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 epidemiology of T1D; understand diagnosis of T1D; describe management of T1D with insulin (basal and bolus); and understand special management for unique populations of T1D.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Percentage of patients using continuous glucose monitors
  • Concept of time in range for blood glucose
  • Antibody testing for PCPs
  • GLP1 agonists or SGLT2 inhibitors for patients with type 1 diabetes
  • Challenges of transitions of care
  • Basic recommendations for best patients for insulin pumps or continuous glucose monitors

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 the Latest Related to Sexually Transmitted Diseases

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Learn the Latest Related to Sexually Transmitted Diseases. On this CME webcast, we are going to take a look at the current state of sexually transmitted diseases with an emphasis on syphilis. And then, we’re going to show you how our nation’s emergency departments may hold the key to combating syphilis. We’re pleased to welcome our guests. Dr. Ashley Lipps is an infectious disease specialist and an Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine here at the Ohio State University. And Dr. Sommer Lindsey is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine here at OSU.

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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 epidemiologic trends and risk factors for syphilis in the United States; to review general principles of syphilis
testing and treatment; and describe how emergency department physicians and the infectious disease physicians can collaborate to improve the identification and treatment of patients with syphilis.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Current epidemiology of syphilis
  • Sexually transmitted diseases and the emergency department
  • Syphilis and co-existent sexually transmitted diseases
  • Syphilis re-infection
  • Current state-of-the-art testing for sexually transmitted diseases
  • Red flag signs and symptoms
  • Extra-urogenital manifestations of chlamydia
  • Genital herpes treatment

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 Latest Discoveries in Alzheimer’s Disease on CME Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Learn About Latest Discoveries in Alzheimer’s Disease on CME Webcast. 120 years ago, when Dr. Alzheimer first started taking care of Auguste Deter, there was no treatment for her condition. But now, medical research has brought us new treatments with hope for some patients who previously had no hope. On this CME webcast, we are going to hear about some of this research and some of these new treatments. We’re pleased to welcome Assistant Professor of Neurology, Dr. Rawan Tarawneh.

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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 pathology of Alzheimer disease, including the clinical and pathological heterogeneity and the importance of biomarkers for an accurate diagnosis; Learn about the new FDA-approved anti-amyloid agent aducanumab (approved June 2021).

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Etiology of Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Alzheimer’s Disease treatments
  • Concerns regarding aducanumab
  • Identifying patients with Alzheimer’s disease in the primary care office
  • Diet and lifestyle measures
  • Managing 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.

Learn the Latest on Hepatocellular Carcinoma Viewing CME Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Learn the Latest on Hepatocellular Carcinoma Viewing CME Webcast. Here in the United States, the incidence of hepatocellular carcinoma is rising. The way that we approach cancer of the liver has changed over the past 20 years and today on MedNet, we are going to bring you up to date on the epidemiology, screening, diagnosis, and treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma. Joining us today is hepatologist and Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Dr. Lanla F. Conteh.

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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 epidemiology of hepatocellular carcinoma in the United States; and RECOGNIZE which patients should be screened for hepatocellular carcinoma.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • The rising incidence of hepatocellular carcinoma
  • New directions in treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma
  • Imaging test of choice in suspected hepatocellular carcinoma
  • How to biopsy suspected hepatocellular carcinoma
  • Viral hepatitis risk factors for hepatocellular carcinoma
  • Fibrolamellar hepatocellular carcinoma

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.