Learn About Myocardial Infarction and Acute Coronary Syndrome

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Learn About Myocardial Infarction and Acute Coronary Syndrome on webcast. The latter half of the 1970s saw huge leaps in MI care with use of the fibrinolytics to open blocked arteries, the first cardiac angioplasty and stent placement. Since then our knowledge has continued to grow by leaps and bounds. To teach us about the epidemiology, spectrum of disease and treatment of myocardial infarctions and acute coronary syndromes is one of Ohio State University’s Interventional Cardiologists. We’re pleased to introduce Associate Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine Dr Scott Lilly.

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: understand the pathophysiology and diagnosis of acute coronary syndromes; and identify therapies that reduce mortality in acute coronary syndromes.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Antiplatelet drug selection
  • Lytics
  • ACS in Women
  • Silent MIs
  • Cardiac Rehab
  • Prevention

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.

Physicians Can Learn About Metabolic Syndrome on CME Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Physicians Can Learn About Metabolic Syndrome on CME Webcast. On this webcast, we are going to take a close look at metabolic syndrome: what it is, how to identify it, and how to treat it. We’re pleased to welcome to the studio our guests. Dr. Lekshmi Nair is an Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine from the Division of Endocrinology. And Dr. Benjamin O’Donnell is also an endocrinologist and Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine.

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: understand the importance and impact of metabolic syndrome; understand the definitions and criteria for establishing metabolic syndrome; learn strategies to engage with patients in order to promote lifestyle changes that can help reduce weight, blood pressure, and improve their cholesterol; and understand the different medications available for weight management and how they differ based on their mechanism of action and expected results.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Treating insulin resistance
  • Metabolic syndrome in pediatric populations
  • Metabolic syndrome in women versus men
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome and metabolic syndrome
  • Management of fatty liver

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 Discusses Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 On-line Education Discusses Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. On this CME webcast, we’re going to update you on the current treatment of ARDS. Joining our moderator in the studio are two specialists in pulmonary and critical care medicine. Dr. Sonal Pannu is an Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine at the Ohio State University, and Dr. Matthew Exline is an Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and a vice chairman of the OSU Department of Internal Medicine. Sonal
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: DESCRIBE low tidal
volume ventilation is a basic tenet of lung protective ventilation for patients with ARDS and those admitted to the hospital who are at risk for ARDS; and UNDERSTAND prone positioning in patients with severe ARDS helps to improve mortality.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Pathogenesis of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS)
  • Treating ARDS
  • Whether it is better to correct the oxygen level or the carbon dioxide level
  • Practical strategies for paralyzing the patient
  • Nutrition in ARDS
  • Long-term consequences of ARDS
  • High frequency ventilation
  • Pressure control mode of mechanical ventilation
  • When to transfer the patient to an ECMO center

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.