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 About Wound Care on CME Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Learn About Wound Care on CME Webcast. On this CME webcast, we are going to show you what we learned in creating our new Wound Center so that you can apply these same principles to wound care at your hospital in order to provide state of the art wound management to your own patients. Our format today will consist of short presentations by 4 of our wound specialists followed by a more in depth review of wound reconstruction by our Wound Center’s medical director.

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What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: explain the range of advanced wound care measures available for the management of complex wounds; emphasize the value of multidisciplinary care for problematic wounds; understand that the underlying wound etiology must be addressed to promote healing; and understand more clearly the potential for bone involvement in wound care.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Diabetic Foot Wound
  • Orthopaedic Wound Care
  • General Surgery and Wound Care
  • Case Presentations on Various Wound Etiologies
  • Advanced Wound Care

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 Refractory Depression on CME Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Learn About Refractory Depression on CME Webcast. We now have additional treatments for resistant depression that are expanding the therapeutic options for these patients. And we’re going to hear about these treatments in today’s webcast. Let us welcome our guests. Dr. Subhdeep Virk is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the Ohio State University. And Dr. Kevin Reeves is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry 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: define and screen depression and Treatment Resistant Depression; discuss therapeutic options for treating Refractory Depression; become aware of resources to evaluate treatment history; and compare and contrast transcranial magnetic stimulation, electroconvulsive therapy, intranasal esketamine and electroconvulsive therapy.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Epidemiology of treatment resistant depression
  • Electroconvulsive therapy today
  • When to refer patients to a psychiatrist?
  • When to admit patients

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 Advance Care Planning on CME Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Learn About Advance Care Planning on CME Webcast. We have come a long way in the evolution of advance directives but it is still common for patients, physicians, and families to be faced with having to make a sudden decision about whether to institute life-saving measures. Particularly because sometimes those measures do less to prolong life than to prolong the process of death. Joining us today to help all of us become better at proactively discussing advance directives with our patients is palliative medicine specialist and Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Dr. Kavitha Norton.

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What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: define Advance Care Planning as Communication Process for Patient Empowerment; and discuss components and products of Advance Care Planning including proxy and health documents.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • DNR, DNR-CCA, & DNR-CC
  • Starting the advance care directive discussion
  • Common definition of Advance Care Planning & Framework
  • Challenges with Advance Care Planning
  • Tools and resources for these discussions
  • Documenting

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 Cardiac Non-Invasive Testing On Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Learn About Cardiac Non-Invasive Testing On Webcast. Today on MedNet21, we are going to update you on the currently used tests to non-invasively identify patients with ischemic heart disease. To tell us about stress test options, we’re pleased to welcome cardiologist and Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine Dr. Bryan Lee. And then to tell us about the role of cardiac CT and MRI, we have cardiologist and Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Dr. Salman Bhatti.

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What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: describe how to assess the pre-test likelihood of coronary artery disease by history; and understand the advantages and pitfalls between the different modalities; recognize when it is appropriate to order a stress test; and understand how different stress modalities compare with each other, their advantages and disadvantages and when to use one over the other.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Cardiac stress test selection
  • Cardiac CT & MRI
  • Common indications for cardiac MRI
  • Training required to read cardiac CT & MRI

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.