Learn About Colon Cancer Treatment on CME Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Learn About Colon Cancer Treatment on CME Webcast. Today, surgery is the mainstay of treatment for colon cancer. But not only has surgical technique improved, the medical treatment of colon cancer is also undergoing a revolution. To tell us about the current state of the art of colon cancer treatment, We’d like to welcome today’s guests. Dr. Lisa Cunningham is an Assistant Professor of Surgery from the Division of Colorectal Surgery. And Dr. Anne Noonan is an Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and the Section Chief of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology.

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: list the screening guidelines for colon cancer; recognize that surveillance guidelines for colon cancer are individualized based on patient history and findings; describe the work-up for colon cancer and the indications for surgical intervention; and understand the indications for adjuvant chemotherapy for colon cancer and a general overview of systemic therapy options for metastatic colon cancer.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Systemic treatments for colon cancer
  • Robotic surgery
  • Neoadjuvant therapy for colon cancer

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.

Experts Discuss Breast Cancer Treatment on Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Experts Discuss Breast Cancer Treatment on Webcast. On this webcast, we’re going to focus on breast cancer treatment. First, to tell us about the surgical treatment of breast cancer, is surgical oncologist and Professor of Surgery from the Ohio State University, Dr. Doreen Agnese. And then to update us on systemic therapy for breast cancer is medical oncologist and Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Dr. Margaret Gatti-Mays.

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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 basics of choosing systemic therapy options in the neoadjuvant/adjuvant and metastatic breast cancer
settings; and understand the approved indications for immunotherapy in triple negative breast cancer.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Surgical procedures for breast cancer
  • Systemic treatment selection strategies
  • What to expect during and after surgery
  • Neoadjuvant and adjuvant endocrine therapy
  • Duration of adjuvant endocrine therapy
  • Indications for genetic counseling
  • Pregnancy and breast cancer

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.

Obesity: Evaluation, Treatment, and How to Talk About it With Patients

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Obesity: Evaluation, Treatment, and How to Talk About it With Patients. For primary care physicians and other healthcare providers, there is an essential component to weight management that starts in our offices. And that is how we talk to our patients about obesity, because those conversations set the stage for medication prescription, dietician management, and surgical treatment. On this CME webcast, we’re going to look at the most successful strategies that you can use in your daily practice to discuss obesity with your patients. We’re pleased to welcome clinical psychologist and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry from the Ohio State University, Dr. Ashleigh Pona.

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What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: Teach learners how to screen for and evaluate obesity and utilize different methods to adequately treat obesity as a chronic, relapsing, multifactorial disease; and Teach learners about the negative consequences of weight bias and stigma, particularly in healthcare, and how to talk about weight with patients in a non-judgmental, non-stigmatizing way.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Unique challenges in counseling patients about obesity
  • How healthcare providers can help our patients with weight loss

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 The Red Eye Differential Diagnosis and Treatment

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 CME Webcast Discusses The Red Eye: Differential Diagnosis and Treatment. Today on MedNet21, we’re going to review the causes of red eyes in order to help you make a prompt diagnosis and get your patients started on the right treatment. We’re pleased to welcome back Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Dr. Tyler Oostra.

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What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: recognize and diagnosis common causes of red eye; and know when to refer patients with red eyes for further care.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Most common causes of red eyes
  • Red eye red flags
  • Bacterial versus viral conjunctivitis
  • Isolation of children with viral conjunctivitis
  • When shingles affects the eye
  • Diagnostic significance of bilateral versus unilateral red eye
  • Causes of dry eyes

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.

Experts Provide An Update on Treatment of COVID-19

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Experts Provide An Update on Treatment of COVID-19. The pandemic is bad now but it is projected to get even worse over the next months. Many physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants are going to be called on to care for patients with COVID-19 and we want to be sure that you have to tools you need to provide the best possible care for your patients. On this CME webcast, welcome back to MedNet21 two veteran presenters about the COVID-19 outbreak. Dr. Michael Haden is an Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine from the Division of Infectious Disease at the Ohio State University. And Dr. Rachel Quaney is a pulmonologist and Clinical Instructor of Internal Medicine at Ohio State.


What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: REVIEW infection control measures necessary regarding SARS-CoV-2; PROVIDE update on current treatment recommendations for COVID-19; EVALUATE a patient with respiratory failure from COVID-19; and DISCUSS the risk factors for SARS-CoV-2 transmission as well as the risk factors for severe COVID-19.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Improvements in the treatment of COVID-19
  • Changes in the ICU management of COVID-19
  • COVID-19 vaccine safety

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.