Experts Provide HIV Update on Online Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Experts Provide HIV Update on Online Webcast. Globally, HIV continues to be a major public health issue. In 2020 alone 680,000 lives were lost to HIV-related causes and the World Health Organization estimates over 37 million people are infected worldwide. The good news is, there has been a lot of advancement in the last 40 years with HIV diagnosis, prevention and treatment. Here to discuss these updates are two of Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center’s HIV specialists. We’re delighted to introduce Professor of Infectious Diseases Dr Susan Koletar and Associate Professor of Infectious Diseases Dr Carlos Malvestutto.

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: know the recommended testing options available for the diagnosis of HIV; know the various measures/means to prevent opportunistic and common infections in patients living with HIV; provide an overview of current HIV Pre-exposure prophylaxis modalities; and describe how a comprehensive approach to HIV testing, PrEP, and treatment can help us to end the HIV Epidemic.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • PrEP dosing
  • Long-acting injectable PrEP
  • Long-acting Antiviral treatment for HIV
  • Improving the HIV disparities
  • HIV vaccines

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 Provides a Hypertension Update

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Online Webcast Provides a Hypertension Update. For this CME webcast, we’re going to discuss the most recent guidelines from the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association in regard to hypertension. We’re pleased to welcome Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine at The Ohio State University, Dr. Aaron Friedberg.

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What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: appropriately define and diagnose hypertension in adults; and appropriately manage hypertension in adults in the outpatient setting.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Making the Diagnosis of Hypertension
  • Modifiable Risk Factors
  • Increasing dose or advancing to a second drug
  • Hypertensive Urgency

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 Genetic Disease Update on Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Experts Discuss Genetic Disease Update on Webcast. On this CME webcast, we’re going to get an update on how clinical genetics is improving the outcomes and survival of patients with breast cancer and heart failure. We’re pleased to welcome this week’s guests. Kevin Sweet is a genetics counselor and Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine and he is going to discuss breast cancer genetics. And Elizabeth Jordan is a genetics counselor and Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine who will be talking about the genetics of cardiomyopathy.

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What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: define hereditary breast ovarian cancer syndrome; provide a case example of genetic/genomic testing and management of a patient and family with hereditary breast ovarian cancer syndrome; describe the current state of the genetics of dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM), including (1) list clinically relevant DCM genes, (2) outline the Genetic Testing process for DCM, and (3) discuss the guidelines for the family-based genetic evaluation of cardiomyopathy; explore a genetic DCM case example; and consider future directions of DCM genetics.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Epidemiology of inherited breast cancer
  • Epidemiology of inherited cardiomyopathy

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 An Update on Antibiotics on CME Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Get An Update on Antibiotics on CME Webcast. Today on OSU MedNet, we are going to update you on some of these new antibiotics. Let me welcome today’s guest, Dr. Sydney Agnello. She is an infectious disease expert and Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine from the Ohio State University.

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What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: enhance knowledge of clinical use of well-known antibiotics; and enhance understanding of newer antibiotics available and when they may be used clinically.

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 Provides Asthma Update

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 CME Webcast Provides Asthma Update. To update us on the latest in asthma treatments, we’re pleased to welcome two of the Ohio State University’s top asthma specialists. Dr. Megan Conroy is a pulmonologist and Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine. And Dr. Gennie Wang is also an Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine from the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine.

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What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: describe outcomes in asthma patients with COVID- 19; apply updated evidence and guideline recommendations in the management of mild asthma, with a focus on SMART therapy; and differentiate between difficult-to-treat asthma from severe asthma, and understand the significance of asthma phenotypes and their implications in the treatment of severe asthma.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • New directions in inhaler use
  • New biologic agents
  • Asthma and allergies
  • How interchangeable are inhaled steroid and bronchodilator brands

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.