On-line Education Webcast Teaches Physicians About Sarcoidosis

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 On-line Education Webcast Teaches Physicians About Sarcoidosis. On this CME webcast, we’re going to update you about the diagnosis and management of sarcoidosis.

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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 how to distinguish sarcoidosis from other granulomatous disorders; DESCRIBE basic concepts relating to the treatment of sarcoidosis; EXPLAIN clinical presentation, basic histology and epidemiology of sarcoidosis; and UNDERSTAND the diagnostic criteria and the differential diagnoses for sarcoidosis.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Organ involvement and treatment selection
  • Administration and dosing of methotrexate
  • Angiotensin Converting Enzyme levels (ACE)

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.

On-line Education Teaches Physicians About E-Cigarettes

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 On-line Education Teaches Physicians About E-Cigarettes. On this CME webcast, we’re going to be examining e-cigarettes, what they are, how they can affect one’s health, and what their role is in smoking cessation. Joining us today is pulmonologist and Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine from the Ohio State University, Dr. Joanna Tsai. And also, tobacco treatment specialist and pulmonary nurse practitioner from Ohio State, Gretchen Whitby.

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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 what an e-cigarette is and what it is composed of; IDENTIFY potential risks with e-cigarette use; LIST two pros and two cons of e-cigarette usage for current e-cigarette users ; and DESCRIBE two reasons to recommend FDA approved smoking cessation medications over e-cigarette usage to help your patients quit.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • E-cigarettes and vaping
  • Nicotine and breast milk
  • Nicotine poisoning
  • E-cigarettes and home oxygen use
  • E-cigarette use in public areas
  • Diacetyl and e-cigarettes
  • Medications used in tobacco 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.

On-line Education Teaches Physicians on Maternal Morbidity and Mortality

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 On-line Education Teaches Physicians on Maternal Morbidity and Mortality. On this CME webcast, we are going to be examining the reasons for the rise in maternal mortality in the United States and what we can do to reduce it. Let me welcome today’s guest. Dr. Cynthia Shellhaas is a Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Ohio State and has also served as the medical director of the Bureau of Child and Family Health Services at the Ohio Department of Health.

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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 epidemiology and trends in maternal mortality in the United States; and DESCRIBE causes of mortality and risk factors.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • The rising U.S. maternal mortality rates
  • Causes of maternal mortality
  • Preparing for and treating maternal hemorrhage
  • C-sections

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.

CME Webcast Updates Physicians on Scleroderma

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 CME Webcast Updates Physicians on Scleroderma. In many ways, scleroderma is still a mystery but today, we do have treatments that can relieve symptoms and improve outcomes. On this CME webcast, we are going to be taking a close look at scleroderma. Let me welcome today’s guests. Dr. Ali Ajam is a rheumatologist and Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine who oversees the Ohio State University Scleroderma Clinic. And Dr. Steven Dean is Professor of Internal Medicine and specialist in vascular 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: IDENTIFY classic clinical manifestations of scleroderma associated Raynaud phenomenon; and LIST medications typically used to treat scleroderma associated Raynaud phenomenon; DIAGNOSING scleroderma, and being able to order and decipher pertinent labs; and DEVELOP screening guidelines for pulmonary involvement.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Common presenting signs and symptoms
  • Raynaud phenomenon
  • Scleroderma mimics
  • Scleroderma and pregnancy
  • Exercise and scleroderma
  • Raynaud phenomenon and the feet

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.

On-line Education Teaches Physicians About Child Abuse

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 On-line Education Teaches Physicians About Child Abuse. The problem with child abuse is that it is the great mimic. It mimics the accidental burn. The inadvertent fall. The mysterious fracture. Child abuse ignores income, race, religion, and nationality. On this CME webcast, we’re going to help you identify child abuse in your patients. Joining our moderator is Professor of Pediatric Surgery at the Ohio State University and the Medical Director of the level 1 trauma program at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Dr. Jonathan Groner.

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What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: RECOGNIZE factors that increase the likelihood of child abuse in a pediatric trauma patient; and IDENTIFY rationale and methods of screening for child abuse in the emergency department.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • The incidence of child abuse
  • How good health providers are at identifying child abuse
  • Prevention is possible
  • Child Help National Child Abuse Hotline:

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.