Studies have shown that physicians can benefit from appropriate training to manage sleep disorders. Primary care physicians receive very little training in sleep medicine and may not ask patients any sleep-related questions. This presentation discusses the latest advances in the diagnosis of sleep disorders and the role of home sleep testing; describes the treatment of sleep apnea; and explains the indications and applications of pharmacotherapy in sleep medicine.
The webcast was recorded live and is being used with the permission of the presenter.
- Discuss the latest advances in diagnosis of sleep disorder and the indications and applications of home sleep testing
- Describe the indications and applications of treatment of sleep apnea
- Explain the indications and applications of certain drugs in sleep medicine
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM
The National Association for Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The National Association for Continuing Education designates this enduring material 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.
Laurence Smolley, MD
Chair, Pulmonary and Critical Care
Director of Sleep Disorders Center
Cleveland Clinic Florida
Laurence Smolley, MD, Speaker, has no relationships to disclose.
Franck Rahaghi, MD, MHS, FCCP, Course Director, serves as a speaker, and consultant to Actelion, Gilead, United Therapeutics, Talecris, Baxter, CSL Behring, and Pfizer; and conducts research for Baxter.
Harvey Parker, PhD, Activity Planning Committee, has no relationships to disclose.
Michelle Frisch, MPH, Activity Planning Committee, has no relationships to disclose.
Alan Goodstat, LCSW, Activity Planning Committee, has no relationships to disclose.
National Association for Continuing Education
Actelion, Boehringer-Ingelheim, CSL Behring, Gilead Sciences, Inc., and United Therapeutics provided commercial support for this enduring activity.
To obtain credit, a score of 60% or better is required. This CE is offered at no cost to participants. Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully completed this program, answered all test questions, completed the post-test, and received your digital copy of your credit certificate. Your online certificate will be saved on myCME.com within your Profile/Exam History, which you can then access at any time.
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