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2019 Sleep Medicine Essentials On-Demand
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Breathe life into your exam prep or general sleep knowledge! Sleep Medicine Essentials, formerly the National Sleep Medicine Course, provides a balance of board review preparation and general sleep knowledge review. Combined into one comprehensive course, those looking to prepare for upcoming exams will benefit from review sessions that mirror exam blueprint topics. Participants wanting to stay apprised of the latest in sleep medicine care will benefit from topics that dive deeply into specific areas of sleep. No matter how limited or extensive your experience in the field of sleep medicine, this hybrid course will drive home the knowledge needed to provide the best sleep care!

Target Audience
  • Physicians
  • Residents
  • Fellows
  • Advanced Practice Providers
  • Those taking the recertification exam
  • Anyone looking to learn the latest in the field of sleep medicine

Module Topics
  • Normal Human Sleep
  • Sleep Neurophysiology
  • Circadian Rhythm Sleep-Wake Disorders
  • Sleep Related Movements
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea
  • Technical Aspects of the PSG
  • Central Disorders of Hypersomnolence
  • NREM and REM Parasomnias: Overview & Updates
  • Pediatric Sleep-Related Breathing Disorder
  • Insomnia
  • Pediatrice Insomnia
  • Central Sleep Apnea Syndromes
  • Sleep-Related Hypoventilation and Hypoxemic Disorders
  • Sleep in Neurologic, Psychiatric and Other Medical Disorders
  • Medication Effects on Sleep
Plus Test Your Knowledge Sessions that allow you to put all that you've learned into action!

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss normal sleep and the effects of sleep deprivation
  • Explain the neurophysiology of sleep
  • Recognize the nuances of circadian rhythm
  • Identify, assess, and treat adult and pediatric patients with a variety of sleep disorders
  • Successfully complete the sleep medicine certification exam

Estimated Time to Complete: 21.5 hrs.
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Availability: Retired
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No Credit Offered
Contains: 21 Courses
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