CME Webcast Teaches on Bariatric Surgery

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 CME Webcast Teaches on Bariatric Surgery. On this CME webcast, we are going to bring you up to date on bariatric surgery including the role of the dietician and the role of the surgeon. We’re pleased to introduce our guests. Dr. Sabrena Noria is a bariatric surgeon and Associate Professor of Surgery from the Ohio State University. And Roy Gildersleeve is a dietician from the OSU Comprehensive Weight Loss Center.

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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 impact of bariatric surgery on weight loss and resolution of obesity-related medical comorbidities; understand that bariatric surgery is not a cure, that patients can regain weight, but there are options for those that do; Understand the pre-surgery evaluation process and education to support patient’s chances for success post-surgery; describe diet advancements, potential pitfalls, and interventions to keep patient healthy post-surgery.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Bariatric surgery procedures
  • The role of the dietician in a bariatric surgery program
  • What the primary care provider needs to know after bariatric surgery
  • The rise and fall of the lap band
  • Potential vitamin deficiencies after bariatric surgery and their clinical presentation

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 Common Hand Surgery Conditions

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 CME Webcast Teaches on Common Hand Surgery Conditions. In addition to Dupuytren’s Contracture, there are many other common hand conditions that our patients can present with to their primary care physicians with and today on MedNet, we’ll be discussing these. Joining moderator in the studio are two hand surgeons from the Ohio State University. Dr. Hisham Awan is an Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery. And Dr. Kanu Goyal is also an Associate Professor in the Department of Orthopedics.

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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 clinical presentation of upper extremity compression neuropathy; DESCRIBEdiagnostic and treatment modalities for carpal and cubital tunnel syndromes ; RECOGNIZE the features of common nerve compression syndromes in the upper extremity. DISCUSS how to evaluate and treat patients with complaints of numbness and tingling in the hand and arm; and IDENTIFY the features of common tendinopathies of the hand and upper extremity. RECOGNIZE how to evaluate and treat patients with tendinopathy of the upper extremity.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Common hand conditions in primary care
  • Surgical versus non-surgical treatment for common hand conditions

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.