Outreach Professional Education Services

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Target Audience

This webinar series is intended for primary care providers including physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, nurses, and other health care professionals.


Ways to Participate

  1. From your desktop, tablet, or smartphone
    Each webinar is delivered using the Zoom Video Conferencing software which you will need to install on your desktop, tablet, or smartphone. 
  2. From a group viewing site
    Contact your hospital coordinator for more information.
    Group Viewing Site Coordinator: Please download the sign-in sheet and submit immediately after the webinar.
  3. View archived video online
    One week after the live webinar, archived videos will be available here.

For More Information

Send us an email at unmcCCEoutreach@unmc.edu or call 402-559-4152.


2019 Topics

Tuesday, January 8  

Acute Stroke Treatment and Prevention: Learning the Basic and the Breakthrough Advances

Pierre Fayad, MD, Professor, Department of Neurological Sciences

Stroke is a leading cause of disability in adults and the fifth cause of deaths in the U.S.  The incidence of stroke increases significantly with age and Nebraska’s elderly population is growing. Major advances in stroke prevention and treatment have occurred over the past decade, with significant strides over the past few years.  These advances require knowledge, organization, coordination, teamwork, and strategic planning. This webinar will explore the latest evidence-based advances in prevention and treating acute stroke.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

At the conclusion of this webinar, the participant should be better able to:

  1. Recognize how to manage acute stroke symptoms and signs
  2. Identify medical and interventional therapies for acute stroke
  3. Discuss mechanisms of stroke and strategies for prevention

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT
Physicians
The University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses
1.0 Contact Hour awarded to participants who complete the webinar
Nebraska Medicine is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

MW MSD Provider Approval # NE1019-5-519

You must be able to participate in the entire webinar to receive contact hours. No partial credit will be awarded.

 


Did you join the live webinar?

Receive your continuing education credit in three simple steps:

Download instructions here

  1. Sign in to MY ACCOUNT.
  2. Choose MY EVALUATION/CERTIFICATE.
  3. Enter the activity code provided during the webinar and complete the evaluation.

  

Want to download the handouts?

Click here.

 


Did you miss the live webinar?

If you were not able to join the live webinar, you may access the webinar recording here

 

Tuesday, February 12  

Breast Cancer Management

Jessica Maxwell, MD, MSc, Assistant Professor, Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery

About 1 in 8 American women is diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime. It is the second leading cause of cancer death in women in the USA. There have been significant advances in screening and management of breast cancer in recent years, and updated staging and treatment guidelines have been released. This webinar will focus on the diagnosis and management of breast cancer and high risk benign breast disease.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

At the conclusion of this webinar, the participant should be better able to:

  1. Identify breast screening criteria for average and high risk patients
  2. Review changes in breast cancer staging in the AJCC 8th edition
  3. Explain the rationale for surgical consultation in high risk benign lesions
  4. Review surgical options for treatment and their applicability to specific patients
  5. Recognize the importance of multidisciplinary care

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT
Physicians
The University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses
1.0 Contact Hour awarded to participants who complete the webinar
Nebraska Medicine is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

MW MSD Provider Approval # NE1019-5-520

You must be able to participate in the entire webinar to receive contact hours. No partial credit will be awarded.


Did you join the live webinar?

Receive your continuing education credit in three simple steps:

Download instructions here

  1. Sign in to MY ACCOUNT.
  2. Choose MY EVALUATION/CERTIFICATE.
  3. Enter the activity code provided during the webinar and complete the evaluation.

  

Want to download the handouts?

Click here.

 


Did you miss the live webinar?

If you were not able to join the live webinar, you may access the webinar recording here

 

Tuesday, March 12 - RESCHEDULED  

This webinar has been rescheduled for Tuesday, December 10.

Tuesday, April 9  

Addictions and Their Treatment: An Evidence Based Approach

Alëna Balasanova, MD, FAPA, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry

Substance use disorders (SUDs) are a common and costly complication of general medical disease. Many patients presenting to primary care settings have co-occurring SUD. This presentation aims to close the gap that general medical training does not equip primary care providers with sufficient training and tools to address these conditions in their patients.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

At the conclusion of this webinar, the participant should be better able to:

  1. Define addictions and SUD
  2. Review related terminology
  3. Summarize current trends in SUD epidemiology and delivery of treatment services
  4. Examine Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) as an evidence-based treatment option for SUDs


CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT

Physicians
The University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses
1.0 Contact Hour awarded to participants who complete the webinar
Nebraska Medicine is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

MW MSD Provider Approval # NE1019-5-522

You must be able to participate in the entire webinar to receive contact hours. No partial credit will be awarded. 


Did you join the live webinar?

Receive your continuing education credit in three simple steps:

Download instructions here

  1. Sign in to MY ACCOUNT.
  2. Choose MY EVALUATION/CERTIFICATE.
  3. Enter the activity code provided during the webinar and complete the evaluation.

  

Want to download the handouts?

Click here.

Tuesday, May 14  

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Joseph Morgan, MD, Assistant Professor, Division of Hand, Upper Extremity, and Microvascular Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is a common condition affecting the hand and wrist, which is often first evaluated in the primary care setting. This webinar will educate learners on detection, diagnostic techniques and treatment algorithms as well as clinical practice guidelines for the management of this condition.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

At the conclusion of this webinar, the participant should be better able to:

  1. Identify pertinent anatomy of carpal tunnel syndrome
  2. Recognize risk factors for carpal tunnel syndrome
  3. Describe examination and electrodiagnostic techniques for detection of carpal tunnel syndrome
  4. Discuss treatment options for carpal tunnel syndrome

 

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT
Physicians
The University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses
1.0 Contact Hour awarded to participants who complete the webinar
Nebraska Medicine is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

MW MSD Provider Approval # NE1019-5-523

You must be able to participate in the entire webinar to receive contact hours. No partial credit will be awarded.


Did you join the live webinar?

Receive your continuing education credit in three simple steps:

Download instructions here

  1. Sign in to MY ACCOUNT.
  2. Choose MY EVALUATION/CERTIFICATE.
  3. Enter the activity code provided during the webinar and complete the evaluation.
Tuesday, June 11  

A Brief Overview of Epilepsy

Arun Swaminathan, MBBS, Assistant Professor, Department of Neurological Sciences

Epilepsy affects 1% of the population and is a highly prevalent condition. Primary care providers represent the first line of treatment in the healthcare industry and many of them remain unaware of newer advances in the field of epilepsy and available treatment options.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

At the conclusion of this webinar, the participant should be better able to:

  1. Provide a brief overview of diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy
  2. Explain and define various available treatment options
  3. Assess when it is necessary to refer to a specialist or higher center
  4. Discuss the complications of under treatment or absence of therapy

 

 

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT
Physicians
The University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses
1.0 Contact Hour awarded to participants who complete the webinar
Nebraska Medicine is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

MW MSD Provider Approval # NE1019-5-524

You must be able to participate in the entire webinar to receive contact hours. No partial credit will be awarded.


Did you join the live webinar?

Receive your continuing education credit in three simple steps:

Download instructions here

  1. Sign in to MY ACCOUNT.
  2. Choose MY EVALUATION/CERTIFICATE.
  3. Enter the activity code provided during the webinar and complete the evaluation.

 

Want to download the handouts?

Click here

Tuesday, July 9  

What's New in Sports Medicine

Matthew Tao, MD, Assistant Professor, Division of Sports Medicine and Arthroscopic Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation
Ross Mathiasen, MD Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine and Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation
Elizabeth Wellsandt, PhD, OCS, PT, DPT, Director, Clinical Movement Analysis (CMOVA); Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Therapy Education, College of Allied Health Professions

Musculoskeletal medicine and rehabilitation are frequently felt to be areas of deficiency for medical training despite being commonplace in primary care setting. This lecture will provide a concise and relevant discussion on athletic injuries from a multi-disciplinary perspective.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

At the conclusion of this webinar, the participant should be better able to:

  1. Explain updates on concussion management
  2. Review athletic knee injuries and solutions
  3. Discuss athletic rehab and return-to-sport after knee injury

Time Tuesday, July 9 from 11:45 am to 12:45 pm CT

 

JOIN FROM YOUR DESKTOP, TABLET, OR SMARTPHONE

Join using the Zoom Video Conferencing software
https://unmc.zoom.us/j/4329780789

Group Viewing Site Coordinator: Please download the sign-in sheet and submit immediately after the webinar.

IF USING IPHONE ONE-TAP

US: +16699006833,,4329780789# or +16468769923,,4329780789#

IF USING THE TELEPHONE

Dial +1 669-900-6833 or +1 646-876-9923
Meeting ID: 432 978 0789


CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT
Physicians
The University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses
1.0 Contact Hour awarded to participants who complete the webinar
Nebraska Medicine is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

MW MSD Provider Approval # NE1019-5-525

You must be able to participate in the entire webinar to receive contact hours. No partial credit will be awarded.

Tuesday, August 13  

Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer: A Growing Epidemic

Adam Sutton, MD, MBA, Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology

1 in 5 Americans will develop a skin cancer over their lifetime. This presentation will focus on the most common types of skin cancer, diagnosis and treatment.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

At the conclusion of this webinar, the participant should be better able to:

  1. Discuss risk factors for skin cancer
  2. Review diagnosis of skin cancer
  3. Identify the most common types of skin cancer
  4. Review treatment options for skin cancer

Time Tuesday, August 13 from 11:45 am to 12:45 pm CT

 

JOIN FROM YOUR DESKTOP, TABLET, OR SMARTPHONE

Join using the Zoom Video Conferencing software
https://unmc.zoom.us/j/4329780789

Group Viewing Site Coordinator: Please download the sign-in sheet and submit immediately after the webinar.

IF USING IPHONE ONE-TAP

US: +16699006833,,4329780789# or +16468769923,,4329780789#

IF USING THE TELEPHONE

Dial +1 669-900-6833 or +1 646-876-9923
Meeting ID: 432 978 0789


CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT
Physicians
The University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses
1.0 Contact Hour awarded to participants who complete the webinar
Nebraska Medicine is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

MW MSD Provider Approval # NE1019-5-526

You must be able to participate in the entire webinar to receive contact hours. No partial credit will be awarded.

Tuesday, September 10  

Chest Wall Trauma: A Change in Perspective

Zachary Bauman, DO, MHA, Assistant Professor, Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery

Tuesday, October 8  

Horticulture 101: A Beginners Guide to Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplantation

Sachit Patel, MD, Assistant Professor, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Pediatrics

Thursday, November 14  

Depression During Pregnancy and the Postpartum

Marley Doyle, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry

Tuesday, December 10  

Restoring Erectile Function

Christopher Deibert, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor, Division of Urology, Department of Surgery

Physicians and other health care professionals may overlook opportunities to improve cardiovascular health when the leading symptom is erectile dysfunction. If identified early, cardiovascular risk can be mitigated. This presentation will identify male specific risk factors that contribute to cardiovascular disease and provide primary care providers with assessment tools for erectile dysfunction.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

At the conclusion of this webinar, the participant should be better able to:

  1. Recognize that many sexual dysfunction symptoms predict early cardiovascular disease
  2. Identify other metabolic diseases that can mimic sexual dysfunction

 

Time Tuesday, December 10 from 11:45 am to 12:45 pm CT

 

JOIN FROM YOUR DESKTOP, TABLET, OR SMARTPHONE

Join using the Zoom Video Conferencing software
https://unmc.zoom.us/j/2253893959

Group Viewing Site Coordinator: Please download the sign-in sheet and submit immediately after the webinar.

IF USING IPHONE ONE-TAP

US: +16699006833,, 2253893959# or +16468769923,,2253893959# 

IF USING THE TELEPHONE

Dial +1 669-900-6833 or +1 646-876-9923
Meeting ID: 225 389 3959


CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT
Physicians
The University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses
1.0 Contact Hour awarded to participants who complete the webinar
Nebraska Medicine is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

MW MSD Provider Approval # NE1019-5-521

You must be able to participate in the entire webinar to receive contact hours. No partial credit will be awarded.