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.

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: 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 Education Series Teaches On Common Poisonings

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 On-line Education Series Teaches On Common Poisonings. The American Association of Poison Control Centers manages a 24-hour hotline that is staffed by healthcare professionals with training in toxicology. Each year, U.S. poision control centers get more than 2 million calls about poison exposures, that works out to 1 poisoning every 15 seconds. Although poisonings still are most common in children between the ages of 1 and 3 years old, poisonings can and do occur in people of all ages. Therefore, it is important for all physicians who provide clinical care to patients to be familiar with the common causes of poisoning. Joining our webcast today to update you about poisoning is Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Dr. Jennifer Yee.

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: IDENTIFY potential GI decontamination methods and indications; and IDENTIFY life-threatening toxicologic ingestions.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Common causes of poisonings
  • Use and limitations of the tox screen
  • www.webPOISONcontrol.org
  • Laundry detergent pod ingestion
  • Carbon monoxide poisoning

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.

Learn How to Download MedNet21 Webcast Schedules

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014Learn How to Download MedNet21 Webcast Schedules in this tutorial. If you’re a viewer that normally watches our CME webcasts, this tutorial will help you better under how to get access to our release schedule for our on-demand CME webcast series. If you’d like to get access to view some of our older webcasts, this tutorial will help you with that as well.

First, navigate to our website at https://ccme.osu.edu. Then, click on the View Webcasts button under Latest Webcasts.

Now, go to the middle of the webpage and click on the schedule you’d like to see.

The schedule should automatically download and be located in the “Downloads” section on your computer, device, or tablet. The PDF of the schedule will also most likely be listed at the bottom of your web browser similar to the picture above. Double-click on the PDF to open the schedule.

You should see the MedNet21 Schedule open.

Note: You’ll need to have a PDF reader/viewer on your computer, tablet, or device to view the schedule.