Learn About New Drugs for Lipid Management

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Learn About New Drugs for Lipid Management. Managing hyperlipidemia used to be so easy. If a patient’s total cholesterol was greater than 200, then we started them on lovastatin to reduce it. But things are a lot more complicated now. There isn’t a single cholesterol target for all patients and we have gone way beyond statins as the only game in town for cholesterol management. On this CME webcast, we’re going to update you on the newest developments in lipid management. What tests to order, who to treat and which drugs to use. Joining our moderator in the studio is cardiologist and Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Dr. John Larry and pharmacist and Assistant Professor of Pharmacy, Melissa Snider.

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What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: REVIEW updates in approaches to treatment of dyslipidemia; DISCUSS recent evidence for non-statin lipid lowering therapies; DISCUSS place in therapy of available lipid lowering therapies; and REVIEW clinical approach to statin intolerance.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Patient-specific cholesterol targets
  • Multidisciplinary lipid clinics at the OSU Wexner Medical Center
  • The expanding role of pharmacists in outpatient clinical practice
  • Diet and cholesterol

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 Teaches Physicians About Sexually Transmitted Diseases

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 On-line CME Teaches Physicians About Sexually Transmitted Diseases. Gonorrhea is only one of many different sexually transmitted diseases. And every physician who practices medicine will have patients with sexually transmitted diseases. Joining us on this webcast to update us about the most common sexually transmitted diseases that you will encounter is the Medical Director of the Sexual Health Clinic for the Columbus Department of Public Health, Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Dr. Jose Bazan.

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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 recent epidemiologic trends in the United States for Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, and Syphilis; and RECOGNIZE and describe risk factors, clinical manifestations, screening/diagnosis, and management of Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, and Syphilis.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Sexually transmitted diseases in the United States today
  • New developments in diagnosis of sexually transmitted disease
  • Gonorrhea
  • Chlamydia
  • Syphilis
  • Expedited Partner Therapy (EPT)
  • Drug-resistant Neisseria gonorrhea
  • City of Columbus Sexual Health Clinic
  • Genital Herpes simplex

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.