Learn About Gastrointestinal Bleeding on CME Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Learn About Gastrointestinal Bleeding on CME Webcast. The evolution of our approach to variceal bleeding has been an international effort but gastrointestinal bleeding continues to be challenging for physicians and frightening for patients. On this CME webcast, we are going to bring you up to date with the newest concepts in managing GI bleeding. First, to give us an overview of gastrointestinal bleeding is gastroenterologist and Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Dr. Jennifer Behzadi. And then to tell us about the management of gastroesophageal variceal bleeding is hepatologist and Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Dr. Khalid Mumtaz.

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What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: list differential diagnoses for upper and lower sources of gastrointestinal bleeding; understand the initial evaluation and management of gastrointestinal bleeding.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Common causes of gastrointestinal bleeding
  • New approaches to the treatment of esophageal varices
  • Indications for emergent endoscopy
  • Indications for emergent surgery

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 Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation on Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Experts Discuss Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation on Webcast. In the 1980’s, cardiac rehab emerged as the standard of practice for most patients. Pulmonary rehabilitation was also found to be an effective treatment for patients with chronic lung disease. On this CME webcast, we are going to bring you up to date with the current concepts in both cardiac and pulmonary rehab. I’m pleased to welcome cardiologist and Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Dr. Wesley Milks. And also, pulmonologist and Professor of Internal Medicine, Dr. Philip Diaz.

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What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: discuss the role of the USPSTF and how to interpret their recommendations; review pediatric preventative measures including physical examination, screening questionnaires, laboratory testing, and behavioral interventions; recognize top health screenings that impact morbidity and mortality of general population; and prioritize preventive health screenings based on informed discussion with patients.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Indications for cardiac rehabilitation
  • Indications for pulmonary rehabilitation
  • Pre-cardiac rehab evaluation
  • Exercise after completion of cardiac rehabilitation

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 Teaches Physicians About Women’s Sexual Health

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 CME Webcast Teaches Physicians About Women’s Sexual Health. On this CME webcast, we are going to update you about sexual health in order to close that knowledge gap. Let me introduce my guest, Dr. Jessica Yih is an Assistant Professor of Urology and specialist in both men’s and women’s sexual health. But today, she is going to be focusing on women’s sexual health.

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What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: list fundamental knowledge of female genital anatomy and pathology, and contributing factors to sexual response; and describe assessment and treatment of vulvodynia and HSDD.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Sexual medicine fellowship training
  • Talking about sexual health with your patients
  • Post-menopausal patients
  • Pregnancy
  • LGBQT patients
  • Chronic diseases
  • Testosterone effects

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 Acute and Chronic Diarrhea

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Webcast Teaches on Acute and Chronic Diarrhea. The causes of acute diarrhea can vary from the benign to the life-threatening. There is a similar spectrum of seriousness to the causes of chronic diarrhea. It is the primary care physician who is most often on the front line with patients who develop diarrhea and today on OSU MedNet21, we are going to help you diagnose and manage the common causes. First, to discuss acute diarrhea is gastroenterologist and Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Dr. Subhankar Chakraborty. And then to discuss chronic diarrhea is gastroenterologist and Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine Dr. Madalina Butnariu.

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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 evaluation and management of acute diarrhea and dysentery; REVIEW epidemiologic associations of acute diarrhea; DESCRIBE causes of chronic diarrhea; and DISCUSS approach to diagnosis of patients with chronic diarrhea.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • When you should send the patient to the hospital
  • Travel preparation
  • The role of diet in management of chronic diarrhea
  • Loperamide and bismuth in chronic diarrhea

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 Oxygen Therapy on CME Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Learn About Oxygen Therapy on CME Webcast. We now know a lot more about oxygen and we have more and better ways to deliver supplemental oxygen to those patients who need it. On this CME webcast, we’re going to tell you all about supplemental oxygen including indications, how to order it, and the various devices that deliver it. Today we welcome two guests. Dr. Elie Homsy is a pulmonologist and Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine here at the Ohio State University. He’ll be discussing inpatient oxygen delivery. And Ruthann Kennedy is a pulmonary nurse practitioner here at OSU. She will be discussing outpatient oxygen delivery.

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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 process of ordering oxygen; DISCUSS equipment used in the home; EXPLORE different oxygen delivery devices in the inpatient setting; and EXPLORE oxygen delivery in the outpatient setting.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • New oxygen delivery modes
  • Prescribing oxygen at the time of hospital discharge
  • Nocturnal oximetry
  • Using oxygen with CPAP
  • Signs and symptoms of chronic hypoxemia
  • Pulmonary hypertension and oxygen
  • Managing nasal side effects of oxygen
  • Oxygen during air travel
  • Oxygen safety in the home

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.