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.

Learn About Menopause on CME Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Learn About Menopause on CME webcast. So, where are we with the use of hormone therapy for menopause symptoms and for the management of post-menopausal osteoporosis today? To answer that and update us on menopause, We’re pleased to welcome today’s guests. First, to discuss vasomotor symptoms in menopause, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dr. Cynthia Evans. And then to discuss menopause and osteoporosis, endocrinologist and Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Dr. Laura Ryan.

View a video introduction of this webcast

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Hormone therapy for menopause today
  • Bone fractures and menopause
  • Over-the-counter estrogens
  • Choosing a hormone therapy drug

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.

View a video introduction of this webcast

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 About Ovarian and Uterine Cancer on Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Learn About Ovarian and Uterine Cancer on Webcast. On this webcast, we’re going to discuss what we know about these cancers… the challenges for screening and diagnosis, as well as the latest in approaches to treatment. We’ll find out where we are in the timeline of these cancers and get a glimpse of where the story might lead us. To update us on the latest on uterine and ovarian cancer, I’m pleased to welcome Dr. Kristin Bixel, an Assistant Professor in the Division of Gynecologic Oncology from the The James Cancer hospital here at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.

View a video introduction of this webcast

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: describe the presenting symptoms and initial evaluation for patients with ovarian/endometrial cancer; and discuss the genetic landscape of ovarian/endometrial cancer.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Screening recommendations for ovarian cancer
  • Screening recommendations for uterine cancer
  • Red flags for gynecologic cancers
  • Screening for high risk patients
  • When to suspect genetic syndrome

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.