CME Webcast Teaches on Travel Medicine

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014CME Webcast Teaches on Travel Medicine. On this CME webcast, we’re going to give you the tools you need to ensure that your patients stay healthy during their travels. We’re delighted to welcome back to MedNet our favorite travel experts. Dr. Fred Miser is a Professor of Family Medicine and the Director of the OSU Family Medicine residency program. And Jeanette Davis is a nurse consultant in the Ohio State University Travel and Immunization 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: OUTLINE the major components of pre-travel advice; IDENTIFY the major reputable resources one can use to provide pre-travel advice.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Preventive medicine for travelers
  • Frequently asked questions from travelers
  • Whether travelers should pack antibiotics with them
  • Healthcare needs of students studying abroad
  • Common causes of dizziness in the cardiology office

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 Air Traveler’s Health

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 CME Webcast Discusses Air Traveler’s Health. Today on our CME webcast, we’re going to be discussing air traveler’s health. First, to discuss how human physiology changes at high altitude and then to tell us about supplemental oxygen during air flight, pulmonologist and Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Dr. Sindhu Mukku. Then, to tell us about the common medical conditions occurring during air travel and at high altitude, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Dr. Christopher Paul.

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: PROVIDE an understanding of how air travel affects patients with pulmonary disease; IDENTIFY at-risk patients prior to air travel, including disease-specific considerations; UNDERSTAND the Hypoxia Altitude Simulation Test; PROVIDE information about responding to an in-flight emergency; UNDERSTAND how to prevent jet lag; UNDERSTAND the effects of altitude-related hypoxemia on the human body; LEARN the common causes of in-flight medical emergencies; and BECOME familiar with the on-flight emergency medical kit.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Air travel and the patient with lung disease
  • The travel direction when melatonin is most useful
  • Preventing air travel deep venous thrombosis
  • How to use an AED
  • The Emergency Medical Kit
  • Medications to prevent altitude illness
  • Air travel with a tracheostomy
  • Motion sickness

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.