Learn What Physicians Need To Know About Human Trafficking

OSU Wexner Medical Center logo Learn What Physicians Need To Know About Human Trafficking. On this webcast, we’ve invited two of Ohio State University’s experts to teach us what healthcare professionals needs to know about human trafficking. Hannah Parks is a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner and Doctor of Nursing Practice at Ohio State University and a member of our MedNet programing committee. She has previously worked with human trafficking organizations and survivors in both Southeast Asia and the United States. We’re pleased to invite back to the program Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Dr. Jamie Macklin. Jamie practices adult and pediatric hospital medicine and serves as the chief of internal medicine at OSU East Hospital and has clinical interests in human trafficking.

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to:

  • Adopt trauma-informed care practices with patients to promote cultures of healing and empowerment
  • Identify potential barriers for self-identification when those in the life of human trafficking seek medical care
  • Become familiar with potential “red-flags” and presentations to the healthcare system by those in the life of human trafficking
  • Diagnose acute and chronic medical issues that human trafficking survivors may develop as a result of their exploitation
  • Understand the danger assessment of clinical situations and when mandated reporting is warranted
  • Recognize national resources available to assist human trafficking survivors

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Terminology
  • Hotline
  • Safety Planning
  • Exploitation

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 Latest About Oral Pathology for Physicians on Webcast

OSU Wexner Medical Center logo Learn Latest About Oral Pathology for Physicians on Webcast. In your medical training, you don’t always get much education on oral health and pathology, but disease of the mouth are extremely common. For example, worldwide, dental caries is the single most common chronic condition affecting 2.5 billion people. Nearly a billion people also have severe gum disease. And, many patients do not have a dental home meaning they often present to physicians for oral complaints. A 2003 study showed that in a 4 year period, there were nearly 3 million Emergency Department visits in the United States for dental complaints. There are of course many other conditions that can affect the mouth than dental caries or broken teeth.

For this webcast, we’ve invited two of Ohio State University’s Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology experts to discuss common Oral pathology. We’re pleased to introduce Associate Professor of Dentistry Dr Kristin McNamara and Professor of Dentistry, Dr John Kalmar.

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to:

  • Understand the clinical presentations of oral fungal infections.
  • Be able to distinguish the likely etiology of various forms of oral ulcers based upon history and clinical characteristics

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Training
  • Oral Pathologist Role
  • Underlying disease
  • Thrush and Breastfeeding
  • HPV and Head & Neck Cancers
  • Timing of Workup

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 Teach Learners About Buprenorphine Treatment

OSU Wexner Medical Center logo Physicians Teach Learners About Buprenorphine Treatment. Joining us in the studio today to discuss buprenorphine is Dr. Erin McKnight. She is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Ohio State University and is the medical director of the Substance Use Treatment and Recovery Program at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. And we also have Dr. Lucas McKnight who is a hospitalist, an Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, and also the Associate Program Director of the Internal Medicine Pediatrics Residency Program here at OSU.

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to:

  • Learn outpatient strategies for buprenorphine initiation to avoid precipitated withdrawal
  • Understand stabilization and outpatient long-term management
  • Acknowledge need for inpatient initiation of buprenorphine
  • Understand low dose buprenorphine initiation strategies

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Opioid use disorder demographics
  • The role of the hospitalist in treating opioid use disorder
  • Outpatient scheduling strategies
  • When to suspect opioid use disorder
  • Pregnancy and opioid use disorder treatment
  • When to refer
  • Parental notification and opioid use disorder treatment
  • Discharge planning after initiating buprenorphine as an inpatient

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.

Webcast Educates Physicians On Value Based Care and Reimbursement

OSU Wexner Medical Center logo Webcast Educates Physicians On Value Based Care and Reimbursement. Where is all the money going? Mostly to treat chronic illnesses like heart disease, diabetes, and asthma. The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality estimates that care of chronic illness makes up 78% of US health expenditures. So how do we control the ballooning costs of healthcare while still provide high quality or high value care to our patients?

To help answer, that question, We’ve invited two value based care experts to the program. We’re pleased to introduce MedNet veteran Associate Professor Dr Aaron Clark who serves as the chair of Ohio State Wexner Medical Center’s Department of Family and Community Medicine. He is also the Medical Director of Value Based Care and Accountable Care Organization at OSU. And we’re also joined by Dr Sandeep Palakodeti who is an Internist and entrepreneur who founded 2 healthcare organizations Hopscotch Health and mishe.co.

What you’ll learn in this webcast

  • As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to:
  • Understand and appreciate the recent trend in primary care shifting to retail and venture-backed organizations. Be able to define some of the key characteristics of why these practices are successful and are considered valuable for patients and by the market.
  • Describe a few prevailing trends that will shift how the industry is moving based on recent ruling by CMS and signs by other payors and stakeholders in healthcare.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Cost vs Outcomes
  • Patient Satisfaction
  • Complex & High-Risk Patients
  • Administrative & IT burden
  • Health Disparities

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 Educates Physicians on Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Online Webcast Educates Physicians on Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. PCOS is the most common endocrine disorder of young women with rates as high as 26% in some sub-populations. So to share their expertise in diagnosing and treating PCOS, we’ve invited two of Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center’s experts. Dr. Loriana Soma is an assistant professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Dr. Lekshmi Nair is an Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine specializing in Endocrinology and specifically PCOS. Together they care for patients at a multidisciplinary PCOS clinic at the Wexner Medical Center.

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to:

  • Learn how to diagnose and evaluate a patient with symptoms of PCOS
  • Learn treatment options for irregular periods, hirsuitism, PCOS symptoms
  • Understand the presentation of PCOS and the endocrine differential diagnosis to be considered.
  • Review the metabolic screening and treatment options that can be offered to patients with PCOS.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Symptoms of PCOS
  • Imaging
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Pharmacotherapy

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.