CME Webcast Teaches Physicians About Social Determinants of Health

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 CME Webcast Teaches Physician About Social Determinants of Health. Social determinants of health have a huge impact on a person’s life and is a major contributor to health disparities. It includes a wide range of categories such as economic stability, education, healthcare access, neighborhood and built environment AND social and community context. That’s why the US Dept of Health and Human’s services Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion have made social determinants of health a key focus in their Healthy People 2030 objectives. To educate on how social determinants of health impact health outcomes and disease states I’ve invited Dr Kelly Grannan. Kelly is a Med-Peds hospitalist who splits her inpatient time between caring for adults at Ohio State University and kids at Nationwide Childrens Hospital. Additionally she has a masters in public health with clinical interests in Health Equity and Global Health.

What you’ll learn in this webcast

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

  • Define and recognize social determinants of health.
  • Apply an understanding of social determinants to healthcare practice.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Screening
  • Individual actions

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 Learn About Lipid Management on Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Physicians Learn About Lipid Management on Webcast. High levels of cholesterol, specifically low-density lipoprotein can lead to atherosclerosis, heart attacks and strokes. So how do we balance and manage the body’s needs for these essential building blocks with the risks of deadly disease? Fortunately, the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association have guidelines to address Cholesterol management. Here to discuss the intricacies of those guidelines are two of Ohio State University’s experts of Cardiovascular Medicine. I’m happy to welcome to MedNet Associate Professor of Cardiology Dr John Larry and Doctor of Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacist Amy James.

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to do the following:
Understand guidelines and approach for management of dyslipidemias
Review treatment options beyond statins
Share clinical pearls of hyperlipidemia management

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Terminology
  • Prevalence
  • Lipid profile monitoring
  • Pregnancy & Lactation
  • Referral

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 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.

Webcast Teaches Physicians About ENT Cancers

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Webcast Teaches Physicians About ENT Cancers. On this program, we are going to learn all about oropharyngeal cancers and other head and neck cancers including some of the ground-breaking new surgical techniques that are leading to better outcomes than ever before. We’re pleased to introduce our guests, Dr. Kyle Van-couv-er-ring is an Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology from the Ohio State University. And joining us remotely is Dr. Nolan Sime, also an Assistant Professor from the Department of Otolaryngology.

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: describe the impact of human papilloma virus on the incidence of oropharynx cancer; and describe the classic risk factors for head and neck cancer; explain the lesions involving the mandible, and describe treatment and surgical resection.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Common presenting signs and symptoms of head and neck cancers
  • New surgical techniques in head and neck cancer
  • Staging of common head and neck cancers
  • Common complications of 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.

Webcast Teaches Physicians About Oncologic Emergencies

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Webcast Teaches Physicians About Oncologic Emergencies. There are more cancer survivors and more people living with cancer than anytime in human history. These patients often develop complications of their cancer or complications of cancer treatment and with newer treatments come newer types of complications. These complications often result in medical emergencies that can bring patients into the primary care office or into the emergency department. Today on MedNet, we’re going to take a look at the most common cancer emergencies that you are likely to encounter. Joining me today is Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Dr. Jason Bischof.

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 common
acute complications experienced by oncology patients; and Discuss current deficits seen by emergency medicine clinicians in the acte care of oncology patients.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Common oncologic emergencies
  • A cancer center emergency department

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.