CME Webcast Teaches on Emerging Approaches in Parkinson’s Disease

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CME Webcast Teaches on Emerging Approaches in Parkinson’s Disease. There is no cure for Parkinson’s disease. Yet, there is reason for hope. In recent years, groundbreaking research has propelled us closer to understanding the underlying mechanisms of the condition and developing more effective treatments. From deep brain stimulation to innovative pharmacological interventions, the future of Parkinson’s care is brighter than ever before.

To discuss the new developments in Parkinson’s Disease care, we’ve have invited an expert from Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center’s Center for Parkinson’s Disease. We are pleased to introduce Assistant Professor of Neurology Dr. Zachary Jordan. Zach is fellowship trained in movement disorders and specializes in the care of Parkinson’s Disease.

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to:

  • Understand the basic approach to medical management of motor symptoms in Parkinson’s disease
  • Recognize motor complications and the strategies that exist to address them

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Prevalence
  • Prognosis
  • Dosing
  • Adjuvant Therapies
  • Advance Care Planning
  • Treatment Side Effects
  • Cognitive Dysfunction
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 Teaches on Benign Hair and Nail Disorders

OSU Wexner Medical Center logo Expert Teaches on Benign Hair and Nail Disorders. To discuss common benign hair and nail conditions today, We’ve invited one of Ohio State University’s Dermatology experts. We’re pleased to introduce Assistant Professor of Dermatology Dr Stephanie Trovato. Not only is Stephanie a board certified Dermatologist, but she also specializes in hair loss and scalp disorders.

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to:

  • Identify benign hair/nail disorders
  • Discuss common findings of benign hair/nail disorders

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Direct to Consumer Products
  • Manicures

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 The Dizzy Patient

OSU Wexner Medical Center logo CME Webcast Teaches on The Dizzy Patient. On this webcast, we’ll be discussing the approach to a dizzy patient. For this, we’ve invited two vestibular experts. Dr. Desi Schoo is an otolaryngologist and physician-scientist at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center specializing in vestibular dysfunction and cranial base surgeries. He will lead us through a review of the vestibular system and approach to a patient with complaints of dizziness including advanced diagnostic testing and management. Matthew Bjelac is a board certified Neurologic physical therapist at Ohio State and vestibular team lead. Matt will discuss physical exam and screening tests as well as vestibular rehabilitation.

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to:

  • Gain familiarity with collecting a thorough history for dizzy patients and recognize when to refer to a specialist
  • Review common bedside and laboratory-based tests of vestibular function
  • Perform a bedside exam to identify common mechanisms of dizziness and imbalance.
  • Demonstrate the clinical reasoning to identify and treat benign positional paroxysmal vertigo (BPPV) to model CPG action statements and recommended best practice patterns for treating positional vertigo.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Dizziness vs Vertigo vs Imbalance
  • Vestibular Rehabilitation
  • Nystagmus

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 Teaches on Colorectal Cancer Screening and Surveillance

OSU Wexner Medical Center logo Expert Teaches on Colorectal Cancer Screening and Surveillance. For this topic, we’ve invited a national leader on polyp surveillance. Dr. Peter Stanich is an Associate Professor of Internal Medicine at Ohio State University specializing in Gastroenterology. He is director of Intestinal Neoplasia and Hereditary Polyposis at Ohio State and the immediate past president of the national society: Collaborative Group of the Americas on Inherited Gastrointestinal Cancer.

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to:

  • Understand current recommendation for age to start screening in average risk and increased risk patients.
  • Be aware of recommended surveillance colonoscopy intervals based on colonoscopy findings.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Advanced Adenomas
  • Red Flags
  • Adenoma Detection Rate
  • High Risk Patient

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 Webcast Teaches on Evaluation of Chronic Nausea and Vomiting

OSU Wexner Medical Center logo Online Webcast Teaches on Evaluation of Chronic Nausea and Vomiting. Today’s webcast is on the Evaluation of Chronic Nausea and Vomiting with an emphasis on cyclic vomiting syndrome. We’re delighted to welcome a world renown expert of cyclic vomiting syndrome as our presenter today. Dr. Thangam Venkatesan is a Professor of Internal Medicine at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center specializing in Gastroenterology where she is the director of Neurogastroenterology and Motility.

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to:

  • Define chronic nausea and vomiting and delineate the various causes
  • Discuss common causes of vomiting: cyclic vomiting syndrome and cannabinoid hyperemesis.
  • Understand the management of cyclic vomiting syndrome.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Chronicity of Symptoms
  • Relation to Migraines
  • Differential Diagnosis
  • Antiemetics

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.