Learn About Monkeypox on CME Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Learn About Monkeypox on CME Webcast. Over the past few months, cases have spread like wild-fire across large swathes of the globe. Now, there are over 16,000 cases across 74 countries. Just last week, the World Health Organization declared Monkeypox a “Public Health Emergency of International Concern”.

So here at MedNet, we wanted to bring you the most up to date information about Monkeypox. Joining us in this special edition webcast, we have two of Ohio State University’s experts. We’re pleased to introduce Associate Professor of Infectious Diseases and Medical Director of Epidemiology Dr Christina Liscynesky and Infectious Diseases Chief fellow Dr Leama Ajaka.

What you’ll learn in this webcast

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

  • Understand history and transmission of Monkeypox
  • Increase provider’s level of comfort with recognizing and managing monkeypox
  • Raise awareness of vaccination strategies in order to limit spread of monkeypox

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Monkeypox Transmission
  • Testing
  • Vaccine & Treatment

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.

Webcast Teaches on Diabetic Retinopathy

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Webcast Teaches on Diabetic Retinopathy. Low vision is a top 10 cause of disability in the United States with diabetic retinopathy being the leading cause of blindness in adults. Most concerning is that 90% of Diabetes-related blindness is preventable. Here to educate us on the epidemiology, pathology and treatment of Diabetic retinopathy are two of Ohio State University’s Retinal specialists. I am pleased to introduce Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology Dr Irina Livshitz & Associate Professor of Ophthalmology Dr Fatoumata Yanoga.

What you’ll learn in this webcast

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

  • Understand the epidemiology and pathogenesis of diabetic retinopathy
  • Discuss diabetic retinopathy disease as an serious public health problem
  • Identify the risk factors for diabetic retinopathy
  • Describe diabetic retinopathy classification
  • Discuss the medical and surgical treatment of diabetic retinopathy
  • Describe how vision loss can be prevented

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Development of Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Pregnancy and Retinopathy
  • Glucose level and retinopathy risk

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.

Webcast Discusses Guidelines for the Sidelines: Common Musculoskeletal Injuries in Sports

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Webcast Discusses Guidelines for the Sidelines: Common Musculoskeletal Injuries in Sports. Sports injuries lead to not only time away from sport but also missed school, missed work, medical expenses and sometimes lasting residual effects. In the United States alone, there are approximately 8.6 million sports and recreation related injuries each year. Over a third of these injuries land in the emergency room and half are seen in for doctor’s office—that makes sports-related injuries one of the most common types of acute visits. So, here to teach us about the most common forms of acute musculoskeletal sports injuries on the sidelines and how to manage them are two of Ohio State University’s Sports Medicine experts. We’re pleased to introduce Associate Professor of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Dr Timothy Miller and Associate Professor of Family Medicine & Sports Medicine Dr Bryant Walrod.

What you’ll learn in this webcast

  • Learners will understand the most effective reduction maneuvers for treating acute shoulder (glenohumeral joint) dislocations.
  • Learners will be able to understand the common causes of an acute knee effusion following a sports related knee injury.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Which sports have the most injuries
  • Which sports require a physician present on the sideline

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.

Learn About Opioid-Sparing Perioperative Care on CME Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Learn About Opioid-Sparing Perioperative Care on CME Webcast. 2017 and the US declares the opioid epidemic a public health crisis. The CDC reports 136 people die of opioid overdose every day with synthetic opioids being the most common culprit. Opioids are still a useful tool in our pain management arsenal particularly when we’re putting a patient through a painful procedure—but what else can we use to manage perioperative pain? Here to answer this question and more is Dr Michelle Humeidan, Associate Professor of Anesthesiology at Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: understand the pathophysiology and diagnosis of acute coronary syndromes; and identify therapies that reduce mortality in acute coronary syndromes.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Frequency of Misuse
  • Addiction from short-term use
  • Opioid disposal
  • Preferred Opioids
  • Complementary Medicine
  • Intrathecal Opioids

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.

Physicians Learn About Lipid Management on Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Physicians Learn About Lipid Management on Webcast. High levels of cholesterol, specifically low-density lipoprotein can lead to atherosclerosis, heart attacks and strokes. So how do we balance and manage the body’s needs for these essential building blocks with the risks of deadly disease? Fortunately, the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association have guidelines to address Cholesterol management. Here to discuss the intricacies of those guidelines are two of Ohio State University’s experts of Cardiovascular Medicine. I’m happy to welcome to MedNet Associate Professor of Cardiology Dr John Larry and Doctor of Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacist Amy James.

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to do the following:
Understand guidelines and approach for management of dyslipidemias
Review treatment options beyond statins
Share clinical pearls of hyperlipidemia management

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Terminology
  • Prevalence
  • Lipid profile monitoring
  • Pregnancy & Lactation
  • Referral

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.