Oakstone CME Sleep Medicine for Non-Specialists

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Sleep Medicine CME from the Experts

The Sleep Medicine for Non-Specialists continuing medical education program is an evidence-based look at sleep disorders, their underlying causes, and the most appropriate therapies.

Directed by Milena Pavlova, MD, FAASM, this online CME course covers topics such as sleep-wake disorders, apnea, insufficient sleep linked to chronic conditions or diseases, pharmacologic and behavioral therapies, and more. It will help you to:

  • Identify differences between obstructive and central sleep apnea
  • Explain characteristics of REM sleep disorder and non-REM parasomnias
  • Summarize sleep disturbances found in medical and psychiatric disorders
  • Address sleep disruption found in women and older patients

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe reasons to use pharmacologic or cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia
  • Discuss the various movement disorders in sleep
  • Recognize the differences between obstructive sleep apnea and central sleep apnea
  • Explain the characteristics of REM sleep behavior disorder and non-REM parasomnias
  • Compare surgical and non-surgical therapies for obstructive sleep apnea
  • Summarize sleep disturbances found in medical disorders and in psychiatric disorders
  • List sleep disturbances unique to women

Intended Audience

This activity is designed for internists, family physicians, general psychiatrists, and general neurologists interested in sleep medicine.

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