Sleep Medicine

Sleep Medicine Seminar CME / CPD 

Short Course:  10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for CME / CEU / CPD

Course(s) are appropriate for:  Otolaryngologists, Family Practitioners, Pediatricians, Internists, General Practitioners, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants (PA-C's)

Series 3B (SLP3B) Topics Include:  Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Psychopharmacologic Management, Innovations in Sleep Medicine, What's New, and more.

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Course Topics

Sleep Disorders

Identify patients with insomnia; Explain natural changes in sleep architecture to an elderly patient; Choose the appropriate treatment for a patient with insomnia; Select appropriate patients to undergo polysomnography; Counsel a patient about sleep times and medications during airplane travel.

Innovations in Sleep Medicine

Recognize insomnia as a distinct disorder with significant effects on morbidity and quality of life; Select patients who would benefit from nonpharmacologic therapies for insomnia; Prescribe appropriate sleep medications for patients with different types of insomnia; Counsel patients about minimum sleep requirements, and discuss the ramifications of excessive daytime sleepiness; Evaluate and treat patients with syndromes that cause excessive sleepiness and hypersomnias.

Highlights from the 22nd Annual Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment of Sleep Apnea and Snoring, Part 1

Consider surgical intervention to treat nasal obstruction in a patient with OSA; Choose the appropriate treatment for a patient with a wide columella and a small nostril; Compare and contrast classical uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP) and modified UPPP; Explain the surgical procedure involved in lateral pharyngoplasty; List the advantages and disadvantages of modified expansion sphincteroplasty.

Sleep Problems in Children

Screen school-aged children and adolescent boys and girls for sleep-related problems; Use a systematic approach in the evaluation of sleep disorders; Identify children needing referral to a sleep clinic for further evaluation; Elaborate on the impact of sleep deprivation in school-aged children; Advocate for later school start times for adolescent boys and girls within the community.

Clinical Considerations in Sleep Surgery

Determine whether a patient is a candidate for same-day discharge after sleep surgery; Elaborate on possible complications of multilevel surgery for obstructive sleep apnea; Identify patients who have obstructive sleep apnea caused by epiglottic collapse; Diagnose patients with lax tongue causing obstructive sleep apnea; Assess data on the use of an implantable hypoglossal nerve stimulator.

Additional Information

Additional Continuing Medical Education options available:

Other courses of interest may include: OtolaryngologyPulmonary MedicinePediatricsFamily PracticeInternal Medicine, and Nutrition

If you have taken the current Sleep Medicine CME / CPD Review listed above or if you are seeking additional credits, please visit: Medical Courses Coming Soon.  There you will find abbreviated listings of additional courses available related to this specialty and courses that are soon to be released.

For over 30 years, ASI has provided Continuing Medical Education, CME & CEU and Continuing Professional Development Education (CPD) for physicians and allied professionals in Sleep Medicine plus over 40 other specialties and subspecialties.  Lectures are recorded annually at the top seminars and conferences to provide the most current medical education to our clients.