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.

Get the Latest Information on Common Eye Injuries on CME Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Get the Latest Information on Common Eye Injuries on CME Webcast. Eye injuries do still occur and today on MedNet, we’re going to show you how to recognize and treat the most common eye injuries. Joining our moderator in the studio is comprehensive ophthalmologist and Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Dr. Mona Adeli. And also joining us today is corneal specialist and Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Dr. Tyler Oostra.

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What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: RECOGNIZE and diagnosis common eye injuries; and UNDERSTAND when to refer eye injuries for further care.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • The most common eye injuries seen in clinical practice
  • History and physical exam of the patient with an eye injury
  • What to look for when looking through an ophthalmoscope
  • Eye patches

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.

Get the Latest Information on Medical Marijuana with On-line Education

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Get the Latest Information on Medical Marijuana with On-line Education. One of the most recent states to legalize medical marijuana is Ohio where a new medical marijuana law went into effect earlier this month. But it is not without controversy, however. And it is really difficult to find objective, scientific data on the medicinal effects of marijuana. On this CME webcast, we’ve brought in two of the Ohio State University’s top experts on marijuana to give us an unbiased review of medical marijuana and we’re going to frame the discussion in the context of Ohio’s new medical marijuana law. To review the pharmacology of marijuana, palliative medicine clinical pharmacist, and to tell us more about the medical uses of marijuana is Professor of Internal Medicine and the long-standing chairman of the OSU Pharmacy and Therapeutics committee, Dr. Harrison Weed.

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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 currently accepted appropriate uses of medical marijuana; and UNDERSTAND the potential
adverse consequences of medical marijuana.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Current pharmacologic uses of cannabinoids
  • Medicinal properties of marijuana
  • Hemp versus marijuana
  • The Ohio Automated Rx Reporting System (OARRS)
  • Hospital approaches to inpatient use of medical marijuana
  • Purity testing and labeling

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.