Learn About Opioid-Sparing Perioperative Care on CME Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Learn About Opioid-Sparing Perioperative Care on CME Webcast. 2017 and the US declares the opioid epidemic a public health crisis. The CDC reports 136 people die of opioid overdose every day with synthetic opioids being the most common culprit. Opioids are still a useful tool in our pain management arsenal particularly when we’re putting a patient through a painful procedure—but what else can we use to manage perioperative pain? Here to answer this question and more is Dr Michelle Humeidan, Associate Professor of Anesthesiology at Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: understand the pathophysiology and diagnosis of acute coronary syndromes; and identify therapies that reduce mortality in acute coronary syndromes.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Frequency of Misuse
  • Addiction from short-term use
  • Opioid disposal
  • Preferred Opioids
  • Complementary Medicine
  • Intrathecal Opioids

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.

Physicians Learn About Lipid Management on Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Physicians Learn About Lipid Management on Webcast. High levels of cholesterol, specifically low-density lipoprotein can lead to atherosclerosis, heart attacks and strokes. So how do we balance and manage the body’s needs for these essential building blocks with the risks of deadly disease? Fortunately, the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association have guidelines to address Cholesterol management. Here to discuss the intricacies of those guidelines are two of Ohio State University’s experts of Cardiovascular Medicine. I’m happy to welcome to MedNet Associate Professor of Cardiology Dr John Larry and Doctor of Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacist Amy James.

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to do the following:
Understand guidelines and approach for management of dyslipidemias
Review treatment options beyond statins
Share clinical pearls of hyperlipidemia management

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Terminology
  • Prevalence
  • Lipid profile monitoring
  • Pregnancy & Lactation
  • Referral

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 Kidney and Bladder Cancer On Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Learn About Kidney and Bladder Cancer On Webcast. Today, nephrectomies are commonly performed to treat kidney cancer as well as other conditions. On this webcast, we will hear from two of Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center & James Cancer Hospital’s Urologic surgeons on the treatment of both kidney and bladder cancers. We’re delighted to introduce Assistant Professor of Urology Dr Debashish Sundi and Associate Professor of Urology Dr Geoffrey Box.

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: recognize how to evaluate hematuria, including when to refer for cystoscopy and upper urinary tract imaging; describe how bladder cancer treatments vary widely based on stage and grade; describe the treatment options for kidney cancer; and describe the appropriate radiographic evaluation of a renal mass.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Imaging
  • Tests prior to referral
  • Stage at diagnosis
  • Screening for kidney cancer
  • Prevention

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.

Physicians Can Learn About Metabolic Syndrome on CME Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Physicians Can Learn About Metabolic Syndrome on CME Webcast. On this webcast, we are going to take a close look at metabolic syndrome: what it is, how to identify it, and how to treat it. We’re pleased to welcome to the studio our guests. Dr. Lekshmi Nair is an Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine from the Division of Endocrinology. And Dr. Benjamin O’Donnell is also an endocrinologist and Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine.

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: understand the importance and impact of metabolic syndrome; understand the definitions and criteria for establishing metabolic syndrome; learn strategies to engage with patients in order to promote lifestyle changes that can help reduce weight, blood pressure, and improve their cholesterol; and understand the different medications available for weight management and how they differ based on their mechanism of action and expected results.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Treating insulin resistance
  • Metabolic syndrome in pediatric populations
  • Metabolic syndrome in women versus men
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome and metabolic syndrome
  • Management of fatty liver

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 Colon Cancer Treatment on CME Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Learn About Colon Cancer Treatment on CME Webcast. Today, surgery is the mainstay of treatment for colon cancer. But not only has surgical technique improved, the medical treatment of colon cancer is also undergoing a revolution. To tell us about the current state of the art of colon cancer treatment, We’d like to welcome today’s guests. Dr. Lisa Cunningham is an Assistant Professor of Surgery from the Division of Colorectal Surgery. And Dr. Anne Noonan is an Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and the Section Chief of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology.

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: list the screening guidelines for colon cancer; recognize that surveillance guidelines for colon cancer are individualized based on patient history and findings; describe the work-up for colon cancer and the indications for surgical intervention; and understand the indications for adjuvant chemotherapy for colon cancer and a general overview of systemic therapy options for metastatic colon cancer.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Systemic treatments for colon cancer
  • Robotic surgery
  • Neoadjuvant therapy for colon cancer

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.