On-line CME for Immigrant Medicine

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 On-line CME for Immigrant Medicine. On this CME webcast, we’re going to take a close up look at the process of immigration from the physician’s perspective. What medical evaluations immigrants have to undergo and what healthcare workers need to know about the immigration process. Joining our moderator in the studio is Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Dr. Mark Troyer

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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 the major types of immigration to the US, with focus on the origins of refugees arriving in Ohio; and OUTLINE the framework of medical screening that occurs inside and outside the US during immigration.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Why people immigrate
  • Immigrant populations in Columbus, Ohio
  • Interpreter services
  • PPD versus Quantiferon
  • Cultural differences in end-of-life care
  • Medical implications of undocumented immigrants
  • Integrating traditional medicine with Western medicine
  • Health insurance for non-citizens
  • Immigrants requiring dialysis and other chronic medical treatments

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 CME Discusses HIV Prevention

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 On-line CME Discusses HIV Prevention. Today, HIV is no longer an automatic death sentence like it was 30 years ago but it remains an enormous burden of morbidity, mortality, and financial cost throughout the world. It can be controlled but it can’t be cured so our challenge is to prevent people from getting infected in the first place. On this CME webcast, we’re going to discuss HIV prevention and the steps that you can take in your own practice to keep your patients from getting HIV. Joining our moderator, Dr. Jim Allen, in the studio is infectious disease specialist and Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Dr. Carlos Malvestutto.

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What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: DEFINE PrEP in the context of the current AIDS Epidemic; REVIEW the scientific evidence supporting PrEP use; SHARE data on the awareness and uptake of PrEP in high risk populations; DISCUSS Guidelines for PrEP Implementation; and DISCUSS future PrEP modalities.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • PrEP: Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis
  • PrEP Implementation
  • New PrEP Modalities
  • Post-exposure prophylaxis

Whether HIV treatment reduces the chance of transmitting the virus
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.