Learn About The Dizzy Patient on CME Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Learn About The Dizzy Patient on CME Webcast. On this CME webcast, we are going to explore the causes and treatment of persistent dizziness. Joining our moderator in the studio is otoneurologist and Associate Professor of Neurology, Dr. John Oas and also physical therapist and vestibular rehabilitation expert, Greg Wenger.

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What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: IDENTIFY typical patient history & vestibular rehabilitation techniques of common vestibular disorders; and UNDERSTAND the roles of the 3 systems of balance.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Otoneurology
  • Vestibular rehabilitation
  • Dizziness and sinusitis/otitis
  • Examination and diagnostic testing of the dizzy patient
  • Diet and hydration
  • Vestibular rehabilitation therapists
  • Ménière’s disease

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 The 2020 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Outbreak

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014Learn About The 2020 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Outbreak. On this CME webcast, Today, we’re bringing you a special edition of OSU MedNet in order to update you about the recent outbreak of a novel coronavirus that has been named 2019-nCoV. Joining our moderator, Dr. Jim Allen, as a presenter is infectious disease specialist and Clinical Instructor in Internal Medicine, Dr. Michael Haden.

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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 route of spread of 2019-nCoV; and UNDERSTAND isolation and testing recommendations for 2019-nCoV.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Coronaviruses
  • When should you suspect 2019-nCoV
  • CDC recommendations
  • Testing for 2019-nCoV:
  • 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 the Medical Management of Heart Failure on CME Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Learn About the Medical Management of Heart Failure on CME Webcast. Heart failure is an indiscriminate villain and can attack the rich and the poor, man or woman, old or young. But the good news is that we have better medical treatments for heart failure than ever before. On this CME Webcast, we’re going to update you about them. Joining our moderator in the studio are two heart failure cardiologists from the Ohio State University. Dr. Ajay Vallakati is an Assistant Professor and Dr. Brent Lampert is an Associate Professor, both from the Department of Internal Medicine.

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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 mechanism of action and indications for sacubitril-valsartan; UNDERSTAND the mechanism of action and indications for ivabradine; DISCUSS the pharmacological management of heart failure; and RECOGNIZE new heart failure therapies including sacubitril-valsartan and ivabradine as well as understand their role in treating heart failure.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • New medications to treat heart failure
  • Selecting an ACE inhibitor
  • Selecting a diuretic
  • Diastolic versus systolic heart failure treatment
  • Counseling patients about sodium and fluid intake
  • When to place an automatic implantable cardiac defibrillator
  • Follow-up testing of patients with heart failure

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 Valuable Information About Common Bites and Stings on CME Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Learn Valuable Information About Common Bites and Stings on CME Webcast. The World Health Organization estimates that 5.4 million people are bitten by snakes each year, half of them by poisonous snakes. Each year, about 100,000 people die of snake bite and 300,000 require an amputation. On this CME webcast, we’re going to tell you about the management of not just snake bites but bites by other animals and stings by insects. Joining our moderator in the studio is Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Dr. David Hartnett.

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What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: DISCUSS the incidence of bites and stings in the US; and REVIEW management of clinically relevant species.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Common bites and stings in clinical practice
  • The most dangerous bites and stings
  • Field management of snake bite
  • Hospital management of snake bite
  • Management of human bites
  • Changing geographic distribution of ticks
  • Bed bug decontamination

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.

Physician Viewers Learn About Food Allergy on CME Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Physician Viewers Learn About Food Allergy on CME Webcast. On this CME webcast, we’re going to bring all of you up to date about food allergies. First, to tell us about non- IgE mediated food allergies is Ohio State University Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and also allergist at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Dr. Margaret Redmond. And then to tell us about IgE mediated food allergies is Dr. Benjamin Prince who is also an allergist at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics.

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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 IgE-mediated food allergy and review risk factors for its development; and DEFINE anaphylaxis and demonstrate the proper technique for using an epinephrine auto-injector.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Food allergy signs and symptoms
  • Epidemiology of food allergies
  • Epinephrine auto-injectors

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.