Sleep-Disordered Breathing Raman K. Malhotra, M.D., Regina P. Walker, M.D., Andrew Mouton, Ph.D., Barry Levy, M.D. and Helen G. Martin, M.D. Order the most appropriate overnight sleep study for patients with suspected OSA. Interpret the results of a sleep study. Choose the appropriate treatment for patients with OSA, including which patients should use continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP). Improve patient compliance with CPAP. Determine the best approach to diagnosis and treatment of challenging OSA cases.
Sleep Disturbances in Parkinson's Disease Aleksander Videnovic, M.D. Recognize the causes of sleep disturbances in PD. Describe the connection between rapid eye movement (REM) sleep behavior disorder (RBD) and neurodegenerative diseases. Explain how RBD might be used to predict development of PD. List the similarities and differences between PD and restless legs syndrome. Manage excessive daytime sleepiness in patients with PD.
Sleep Medicine Karl Doghramji, M.D. and David Claman, M.D. Select the most appropriate hypnotic agent for treatment of a patient with chronic insomnia. Minimize the risk for rebound insomnia after discontinuing a patient’s medical therapy. Counsel the patient with shift work disorder about ways to enhance alertness at work and improve sleep hygiene at home. Prescribe medical therapy for restless legs syndrome and periodic limb movements of sleep. Consider the use of home sleep testing to evaluate selected patients with obstructive sleep apnea.
Issues in Sleep Disorders Sonia Ancoli–Israel, Ph.D. and Jamie Birris, Psy.D. Discuss primary sleep disorders found in the older adult population, and identify their causes and consequences. Discuss the role of circadian rhythms in maintaining good sleep hygiene. Appropriately classify psychotropic medications and their indications for the treatment of various sleep disturbances. Recognize sleep disorder symptom clusters. Provide cognitive behavioral therapy as an intervention for disordered sleep in older adults and cancer patients.
Updates on Obstructive Sleep Apnea Eric J. Kezirian, M.D., M.P.H., Andrew N. Goldberg, M.D. M.S.C.E. and Allan I. Pack, M.B., Ch.B., Ph.D. Conduct a comprehensive evaluation of patients with OSA. Employ the appropriate diagnostic tools and techniques for identification of sites of obstruction in OSA. Discuss issues regarding anesthesia and preoperative assessment of patients undergoing surgery for OSA. Manage OSA surgery patients preoperatively, intraoperatively, and postoperatively to avoid complications and ensure good surgical outcomes. Discuss the latest trends and published evidence in the field of OSA.
Sleep Disorders: Part 1 David N. Neubauer, MD, Clete A. Kushida, MD, PhD and Lori A. Panossian, MD, MS Counsel patients about sleep hygiene. Manage insomnia using pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic approaches. Identify patients at risk for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Improve adherence to continuous airway pressure for the management of OSA. Diagnose and manage primary hypersomnias of central origin.
Sleep Disorders: Part 2 Timothy F. Hoban, M.D. and Alon Y. Avidan, M.D., M.P.H. Diagnose and manage obstructive sleep apnea in children. Outline the differential diagnosis for children with excessive daytime somnolence. Counsel patients and parents about sleep hygiene. Improve personal sleep hygiene and mitigate the effects of sleep deprivation.
Sleep Disorders: Part 3 Nancy Foldvary–Schaefer, D.O., M.S. and Michael H. Silber, M.B.Ch.B. Elaborate on the relationship between sleep and seizures in patients with epilepsy. Recognize and diagnose nocturnal frontal lobe epilepsy and differentiate it from parasomnias with similar symptoms. Differentiate between REM sleep behavior disorder and non-REM arousal disorders. Diagnose restless legs syndrome and provide patients with appropriate evaluation and treatment. Diagnose and manage other movement disorders of sleep, such as periodic limb movement disorder.
Sleep Disorders Robert A. Heinle, M.D. and Aaron S. Chidekel, M.D. Recognize the risk factors and indications for screening for OSA. Prescribe effective treatment for OSA in children. Define SIDS and other causes of sudden unexpected infant death. Educate parents about the importance of prenatal care, maternal health and well-being, and other factors that are protective against SIDS. Promote safe sleep practices to all parents of infants.
Sleep Disorders Karl Doghramji, M.D. Treat circadian rhythm sleep disorders with chronotherapy and bright light therapy. Prevent and manage shift work sleep disorder. Summarize symptoms and pathophysiology of narcolepsy. Advise patients on the importance of sleep hygiene and cognitive behavioral treatment for insomnia. Prescribe appropriate medications for patients with wake after sleep onset disorders, secondary insomnias, and restless legs syndrome.
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