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Chronic Opioid Use and Sleep-disordered Breathing – Waking up to the Association Webcast 2021 On-Demand
The American Academy of Sleep Medicine presents a webcast on the link between chronic opioid use and sleep apnea.This webinar will address the impact of opioid use on Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Central Sleep Apnea.
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to: 
  • Understand the association between chronic opioid use and central sleep apnea
  • Review the evolving literature on the association between chronic opioid use and obstructive sleep apnea
  • Discuss therapeutic options for sleep disordered breathing in the setting of chronic opioid use
R. Nisha Aurora, MD, MHS

Associate Professor of Medicine
Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Dr. Aurora is currently involved in human-based research examining metabolic outcomes in sleep-disordered breathing. She has been committed and active in the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. She is currently serving on the Board of Directors, on the Executive Committee for the AASM Foundation, and as Chair for the Guidelines Advisory Panel. She is an Associate Editor for JCSM Editorial Boards.

Availability: On-Demand
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