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.

CME Webcast Provides COVID-19 Vaccine Update

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 CME Webcast Provides COVID-19 Vaccine Update. COVID-19 is not the first epidemic that mankind has faced. Nor will it be the last. For 225 years, physicians have used vaccines to control epidemic infections. Today on MedNet, we are going to learn about the most recent vaccine that humankind is using to combat a deadly infection, namely COVID-19. Joining me today are 3 leaders of the Ohio State University’s COVID vaccination efforts. Ryan Haley is an ambulatory services administrator and the organizer of the OSU vaccine program. Dr. Jonathan Parsons is a Professor of Internal Medicine from the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine. He is also the Executive Vice Chairman for Clinical Operations of the Department of Internal Medicine. And Dr. Nora Colburn is an Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine from the Division of Infectious Disease as well as the Associate Medical Director of Epidemiology at the OSU Wexner Medical Center. The format for today’s program is that I am going to start off with an overview of the storage and preparation of the currently available COVID-19 vaccines. Next, Ryan Haley will be telling us about the logistics of setting up a COVID vaccination program. Dr. Colburn will tell us about the new mRNA technology being used for these vaccines. And finally, Dr. Parsons will be telling us about the safety and side effects of the vaccines.

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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 the high level strategy for the administration process of the COVID-19 vaccine; list the operational tactics for the administration of the COVID-19 vaccine; understand the mechanism of action of mRNA vaccines; review the data from Phase 3 clinical trials of the 2 currently available mRNA vaccines; understand the overall safety profile of the current COVID vaccine, the most common side effects; describe the precautions that should be taken to maintain patient safety during vaccination

You’ll also learn about the following:

COVID-19 Vaccine Myths

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 Anticoagulant and Antiplatelet Update from CME Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Get Anticoagulant and Antiplatelet Update from CME Webcast. We now have many new anticoagulant and antiplatelet drugs for physicians to choose from but more choices means that it can be harder to select the best drug for any given clinical situation. On this CME webcast, we are going to help you pick the best anticoagulant and the best antiplatelet for your patients. We’re pleased to welcome two anticoagulation experts from the Ohio State University. Tiffany Ortman is a clinical pharmacist who will be updating us about anticoagulants. And Danielle Blais is also a clinical pharmacist who will be updating us about antiplatelets.

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: DETERMINE optimal oral anticoagulant based on patient-specific characteristics; RECOMMENDED monitoring for direct oral anticoagulants; DESCRIBE the role of aspirin and oral P2Y12 inhibitors for patients with stable ischemic heart disease or acute coronary syndromes with or without percutaneous coronary intervention; and EVALUATE the advantages and disadvantages of the different P2Y12 inhibitors.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • The spectrum of anticoagulants
  • New anti-platelet drugs
  • Direct oral anticoagulant costs and insurance coverage
  • Home INR monitoring

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.