Experts Provide HIV Update on Online Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Experts Provide HIV Update on Online Webcast. Globally, HIV continues to be a major public health issue. In 2020 alone 680,000 lives were lost to HIV-related causes and the World Health Organization estimates over 37 million people are infected worldwide. The good news is, there has been a lot of advancement in the last 40 years with HIV diagnosis, prevention and treatment. Here to discuss these updates are two of Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center’s HIV specialists. We’re delighted to introduce Professor of Infectious Diseases Dr Susan Koletar and Associate Professor of Infectious Diseases Dr Carlos Malvestutto.

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: know the recommended testing options available for the diagnosis of HIV; know the various measures/means to prevent opportunistic and common infections in patients living with HIV; provide an overview of current HIV Pre-exposure prophylaxis modalities; and describe how a comprehensive approach to HIV testing, PrEP, and treatment can help us to end the HIV Epidemic.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • PrEP dosing
  • Long-acting injectable PrEP
  • Long-acting Antiviral treatment for HIV
  • Improving the HIV disparities
  • HIV vaccines

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.

Online Webcast Teaches Physicians About Varicose Veins

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Online Webcast Teaches Physicians About Varicose Veins. More recently, there have been some important improvements in the treatment of varicose veins making the procedures less painful and more effective than ever before. On this CME webcast, we are going to bring you up to date on the current state of the art in managing varicose veins. We’re  pleased to welcome our guests, Dr. Robert Beaulieu is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Vascular Surgery at the Ohio State University. And Dr. Mounir Haurani is an Associate Professor, also from the OSU Division of Vascular Surgery.

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 etiology of varicose veins; and lists available treatment options for varicose veins.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Treatment options
  • Varicose vein prevention
  • Natural history of spider veins
  • Management of bleeding varicose veins
  • Management of thrombosed varicose veins
  • Pregnancy and varicose veins

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.

Online Webcast Provides a Hypertension Update

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Online Webcast Provides a Hypertension Update. For this CME webcast, we’re going to discuss the most recent guidelines from the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association in regard to hypertension. We’re pleased to welcome Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine at The Ohio State University, Dr. Aaron Friedberg.

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What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: appropriately define and diagnose hypertension in adults; and appropriately manage hypertension in adults in the outpatient setting.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Making the Diagnosis of Hypertension
  • Modifiable Risk Factors
  • Increasing dose or advancing to a second drug
  • Hypertensive Urgency

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.

Online Webcast Teaches Physicians About Population Health

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Online Webcast Teaches Physicians About Population Health. On this CME webcast, we are going to see how re-tooling our health care system to focus on population health may be the key to helping us catch up with other countries. Our guests today are Associate Professor of Family Medicine, Dr. Aaron Clark. And also, hospitalist and Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Dr. Allison Heacock.

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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 what population health is as relates to your profession; and understand why population health matters and describe some common tactics used in population health activities.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • What population health is
  • Who is responsible for delivering population health

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.

Online Webcast Teaches About Female Urinary Incontinence

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Online Webcast Teaches About Female Urinary Incontinence. Urinary incontinence is one of the most common conditions in medicine. And yet, we don’t spend nearly as much time talking to our patients about it as we do with less common conditions such as hypertension, diabetes, cancer, or depression. Indeed, there is a silent epidemic of incontinence in women, particularly in older women. On this CME webcast, we are going to review the causes, diagnostic approach, and treatment of urinary incontinence in women. We’re delighted to welcome Associate Professor of Urology, Dr. Courtenay Moore.

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 work-up, evaluation and treatment of female stress urinary incontinence; and describe the work-up, evaluation and treatment of female urgency urinary incontinence.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Options other than pads and specialty underwear
  • When to refer
  • Incontinence red flags

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.