Learn About Refractory Depression on CME Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Learn About Refractory Depression on CME Webcast. We now have additional treatments for resistant depression that are expanding the therapeutic options for these patients. And we’re going to hear about these treatments in today’s webcast. Let us welcome our guests. Dr. Subhdeep Virk is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the Ohio State University. And Dr. Kevin Reeves is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry here at OSU.

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: define and screen depression and Treatment Resistant Depression; discuss therapeutic options for treating Refractory Depression; become aware of resources to evaluate treatment history; and compare and contrast transcranial magnetic stimulation, electroconvulsive therapy, intranasal esketamine and electroconvulsive therapy.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Epidemiology of treatment resistant depression
  • Electroconvulsive therapy today
  • When to refer patients to a psychiatrist?
  • When to admit patients

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.

Get An Epilepsy Update Viewing On-line CME Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Get An Epilepsy Update Viewing On-line CME Webcast. Today, the EEG is one of the most commonly performed tests in neurology and one of its primary uses is in the diagnosis and study of seizures. On this CME Webcast, we are going to review the basics of seizures and epilepsy: how to diagnose it, how to classify it, and how to treat it, including new non-pharmacologic therapies that are revolutionizing seizure management. We’re pleased to welcome Professor of Neurology and epilepsy specialist, Dr. William Bell.

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: UNDERSTAND the basic diagnosis of spells and seizures; LEARN basic medication treatment for epilepsy; and REVIEW advanced treatment options for refractory epilepsy including epilepsy surgery and devices.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Acute management of the patient having a seizure
  • Anti-epileptic drugs
  • Choosing between medication, surgery, or a vagal nerve stimulator
  • Advising patients about driving

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.