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.

CME Webcast Discusses Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 CME Webcast Discusses Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. It turns out that this is an incredibly common condition that you will encounter regularly in your practice whether you are a pediatrician, family physician, internist, obstetrician, dermatologist, or endocrinologist. Joining me today to update us on polycystic ovary syndrome is endocrinologist and Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Dr. Lekshmi Nair.

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: REVIEW the clinical presentation of PCOS and diagnostic criteria; and REVIEW the symptom based management and comprehensive approach to caring for patients with PCOS.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Diagnosing polycystic ovary syndrome
  • Treating polycystic ovary syndrome
  • Strategies to improve conception
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome and menopause
  • Medications to avoid in polycystic ovary syndrome
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome and cancer risk

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.

Get Details about Acute Renal Failure on Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Get Details about Acute Renal Failure on Webcast. On this CME webcast, we’re going to look at acute kidney injury from two unique perspectives. First, to tell us how acute kidney injury is actually a multi-organ system disease, nephrologist and Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Dr. Uni Bhatt. And then to tell us about the emerging field of onconephrology, we have Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine also from the Division of Nephrology, Dr. Jason Prosek.

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 the changing incidence and mortality of acute kidney injury; DESCRIBE the long term renal and cardiac consequences of acute kidney injury; DISCUSS Treatment algorithm of TKI-induced HTN.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Common causes of acute kidney injury
  • Onconephrology
  • The glomerular filtration rate (GFR)
  • Diagnostic approach to the cancer patient with acute kidney injury
  • Cancer-related hypercalcemia
  • Tumor lysis syndrome

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.