Tests I Wish You’d Never Ordered

Recorded On: 10/21/2020

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    • Member - $55
    • Resident/Fellow - $30
    • Student - $30

After participating in this educational activity, learners will be able to:

• Discuss the differential diagnosis of acute hepatitis in the young adult;

• Discuss the serologic evaluation of the patient with acute and chronic hepatitis;

• Discuss when to proceed to liver biopsy in the patient with acute and chronic hepatitis;

• Discuss the role of ultrasound in the diagnosis of undifferentiated dyspnea;

• Discuss the unique ultrasound findings associated with the most common etiologies of dyspnea;

• Discuss the pros and cons of ultrasound and chest x-rays in the evaluation of dyspnea;

• Illustrate mismatch of test vs hospital and nursing home policy;

• Compare how qualitative vs quantitative results may impact decision making;

• Discuss common public misconception of testing results;

• Discuss appropriate determination of adequacy of levothyroxine dose in patients with panhypopituitarism;

• Discuss appropriateness of ordering thyroid ultrasounds and scans;

• Discuss ordering frequency of 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels;

• Discuss how to evaluate patient for testing for DVT/PE;

• Discuss PERC and WELLS scoring;

• Discuss Choosing Wisely recommendations;

Gerald W. Blackburn, DO, MACOI (Moderator)

Clinical Professor of Medicine

Michigan State University, College of Osteopathic Medicine

Teaching Faculty, Section of Infectious Disease, Beaumont Hospital/Botsford Campus
Farmington Hills, MI

Clinical Professor of Medicine
Michigan State University
College of Osteopathic Medicine
Farmington Hills, MI

Damon L. Baker, DO, FACOI

Professor and Chair

Professor and Chair
Department of Internal Medicine
Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences

Patrick C. Cullinan, DO, FACOI

Neurosurgical Intensivist Specialist

Neurosurgical Intensivist Specialist, Department of Neurosurgery, UTHSCSA, San Antonio, TX
Adjunct Associate Clinical Professor, University of Incarnate Word School of Osteopathic Medicine, San Antonio, TX
Clinical Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, Downers Grove, IL

Rick A. Greco, DO, MACOI

President of Physician Enterprise

Trinity Health

President of Physician Enterprise, Trinity Health 
Internal Medicine Residency Program Director
Trinity Health
Steubenville, Ohio

Jack L. Snitzer, DO, FACOI

Director, Endocrinology

TidalHealth Endocrinology

Director, Endocrinology

Clinical Endocrinologist

TidalHealth Endocrinology

Salisbury, MD

Mary R. Suchyta, DO, FACOI

Associate Medical Director

Select Health

Pulmonary Division, Intermountain Health Care

Medical Director, SelectHealth
Salt Lake City, UT

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