Webcast Teaches Physicians About Cancer Screening

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Webcast Teaches Physicians About Cancer Screening. For this CME webcast, we will be learning about cancer screenings – including which cancers to screen, when to screen and how. We’re delighted to introduce two of Ohio State’s experts. Associate Professor of Family Medicine Dr Kristen Rundell and Associate Professor and interim chair of the Family Medicine Dr Shalina Nair.

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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 the screening modalities, age of screening and age to end screening for the four most common cancers, lung cancer, prostate cancer, breast cancer and colon cancer; describe health disparities associated with common cancers and list barriers screening; review the updated recommendations for Colorectal cancer screening from the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF); review the current recommendations by the USPSTF, American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), and American Cancer Society (ACS) for breast, cervical, and gynecologic cancer screening.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Prevalence of cancer in the United States
  • Importance of cancer screening
  • Cancer and smokeless tobacco products
  • Breast cancer risk assessment
  • Stool-based colorectal screening
  • Home DNA or genetic testing and cancer risk
  • COVID-19’s impact on cancer screening

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.

Expert Discusses Pulmonary Nodules and Lung Cancer Screening

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Expert Discusses Pulmonary Nodules and Lung Cancer Screening. Today on MedNet21, we are going to help you use the chest CT in your own clinical practice in order to save lives. My guest is pulmonologist and Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine from the Ohio State University, Dr. Mike Wert.

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What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: develop an evidence-based approach to the management of solitary pulmonary nodules; and understand the evidence behind and the importance of lung cancer screening in high-risk patients.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Efficacy of lung cancer screening
  • Challenges with lung cancer screening?

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.

Online Webast Series Teaches On Health Screening for Non-Malignant Diseases

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Online Webast Teaches On Health Screening for Non-Malignant Diseases. On this CME webcast, we are going to be discussing current recommendations for health screening with a focus on screening for non-cancer conditions. First, to tell us about screening in children is Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, Dr. Rachel McGuirk. And then to update us about health screening in adults is Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, Dr. Sondos Al Sad.

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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 the role of the USPSTF and how to interpret their recommendations; review pediatric preventative measures including physical examination, screening questionnaires, laboratory testing, and behavioral interventions; recognize top health screenings that impact morbidity and mortality of general population; and prioritize preventive health screenings based on informed discussion with patients.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • What age screening should start
  • Where screening guidelines come from
  • The childhood growth chart
  • Which lipid tests you should order
  • Dementia screening
  • Tests used for syphilis and other sexually-transmitted diseases

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 Webcast Teaches on Prostate Cancer Screening

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 On-line CME Webcast Teaches on Prostate Cancer Screening. On this CME webcast, we’ll be examining the conundrum of prostate cancer screening. Joining our moderator in the studio is urologic oncologist and Assistant Professor of Urology, Dr. Shawn Dason.

 

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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 the rationale, benefits, and harms of prostate cancer screening; and DEVELOP an approach for prostate cancer screening in a primary care setting.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Prostate cancer risk factors
  • The problem with the PSA
  • False positive PSAs
  • False negative PSAs
  • Interpreting the PSA trajectory over time
  • The urologist’s approach to an elevated PSA
  • Common prostate cancer treatments and their complications

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 Teaches on Pancreatic Cancer

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 CME Webcast Teaches on Pancreatic Cancer. One out of 64 people in the United States will die of pancreatic cancer; it is the 4th leading cause of cancer death. On this CME webcast, we are going to take a look at pancreatic cancer: its causes, its diagnosis, and its treatment. We’re pleased to welcome today’s guest. Dr. Mary Dillhoff is a surgical oncologist and Assistant Professor of Surgery here at the Ohio State University.

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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 and learn the types of premalignant pancreas cyst and when surgical referral or further work up is indicated; and DESCRIBE work up and staging or pancreatic cancer and the treatment options.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Pancreatic cancer survival
  • Screening for pancreatic cancer
  • Medical management issues after a Whipple procedure
  • Post-op cancer follow up

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.