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ANALYSIS OF CURRENT AND EMERGING THERAPIES FOR INSOMNIA WEB ACTIVITY- Use knowledge of the underlying pathophysiology of sleep and wake behavior to recommend optimal treatments for patients with insomnia. Explain new scientific approaches to regulate sleep and wake behavior through the circadian rhythmicity of signaling systems in the central nervous system. Evaluate recent clinical studies on novel approaches for treating insomnia that selectively target newly discovered systems. Outline the direct and indirect costs related to insomnia as a leading cause of absenteeism, accidents, and errors in the workplace. Apply benefit design methodologies that MCOs can implement to improve the overall value for the treatment of insomnia. Provide accurate and appropriate counsel as part of the treatment team. Provide appropriate care and counsel for patients and their families.  1.5 Free CEUs  (+MD, RN)

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Sleep Problems in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)- Describe and review sleep problems affecting CFS patients. Explain the diagnostic process for characterizing sleep problems in CFS patients. Identify sleep management strategies in CFS.  1.0 Free CEUs  Register to complete post-test   (Course WB1889)

Humidification:A Heated Discussion 2012- Define absolute and relative humidity. Identify the importance of  adequate upper airway humidification. Recogniae the negative impact of insufficient humidification and how to overcome challenges. Differentiate humidity output by humidifier type. List the replacement schedule for humidification systems.  1.0 Free CEUs    Log-In to take course

OSA and COPD: What happens when the two overlap?- In this course, we will learn about obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and overlap syndrome. Next, we will review how COPD affects breathing during sleep and learn how to identify and screen patients for overlap syndrome. Finally, we will review the effective treatment and reimbursement guidelines  1.0 Free CEUs   Log-in to take course

Treatment Options for Shift Work Disorder- List comorbid conditions that contribute to poor sleep hygiene. Name the treatment that promotes daytime sleep among night-shift workers. Explain what makes armodafinil (Nuvigil) convenient for patients with shift work disorder. Describe the common side effects associated with modafinil (Provigil).  0.50 Free CEUs  (+NP, PA)

Obesity & OSA- The Weight of the Matter- Learn about the relationship between obesity and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and the overall effect on an individual's health. Objectives include: - Learn about the relationship between obesity and OSA and the effects on overall health - Screen and recognize OSA patients in the obese population - Select the appropriate PAP therapy treatment for obese and bariatric surgery patients.  1.0 Free CEUs  Log-In to take course

Right Pressure + Right Mask = Successful Treatment  - Identify different types of masks. Describe when and why different masks are used including features and benefits of each. Assist the patient to pick the best interface to make the therapy work. Discuss challenges and concerns related to mask application. Recognize when the patient is having difficulty and know what to do about it.  1.0 Free CEUs  (+RT)  Log-In to take course

Insomnia Care: An Integrated Approach- Define criteria for chronic insomnia, incidence, and the effect of predisposing factors. Summarize the two-process model of sleep regulation and discuss the importance of each process in designing treatment strategies for chronic insomnia. Use the recommended timing of polysomnography to clarify comorbid sleep disturbances in patients with the complaint of chronic insomnia. Describe the various behavioral therapeutic approaches to treating chronic insomnia. Compare the complexities of using sleep medications versus behavior-based therapies. 0.5 Free CEUs  (+MD)

Comparative Effectiveness of Diagnosis and Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea- Identify available tests for diagnosing obstructive sleep apnea. Order and/or perform those diagnostic tests associated with the strongest evidence of effectiveness in suspected cases of obstructive sleep apnea. Describe what is known about the relationship between apnea-hypopnea index and long-term clinical and functional outcomes. Incorporate those treatment methods associated with the strongest evidence of effectiveness in managing obstructive sleep apnea. Describe the strengths, limitations and knowledge gaps of the current evidence about benefits and harms for each therapeutic intervention.  1.0 Free CEUs (+MD, PA, NP, RN, RPh, CM, CHES)

CPAP Titration Made Easy For Technologist and Patient- In this course, you will learn how to identify, recognize & overcome CPAP titration challenges, recognize the multiple benefits of a successful titration and learn how to differentiate SDB events and wave form.  1.0 Free CEUs   Log-In to take course.

Bilevel Titration Made Easy For Technologist and Patient - In this course we will review the key elements that lead to successful PAP titrations, identify when bilevel therapy is indicated, overcome bilevel titration challenges and recognize the multiple benefits of a successful bilevel titration. Discuss the fundamental elements that help lead to effective positive airway pressure, also known as PAP titrations. Recognize when bilevel therapy is indidcated. Learn how to overcome bilevel titration challenges.   1.0 Free CEUs  Log-In to take course

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AutoAdjustCPAP Technology- Brief history of Autotitrating devices. Overview of the purposes and functions of Autotitrating devices. Description of operational elements common to Autotitrating devices. Detailed examination of the DeVilbiss AutoAdjust device history, including: the algorithm, with the Precision Laminar Pneumotach™ and the Event Set Measurement™, how to customize settings to provide optimal therapy for individual patients, an overview of the patient therapy data available through new DeVilbiss reporting tools. Discussion of independent performance testing/comparisons. Overview of independent studies on the clinical value of Autotitrating devices.   3.0 Free CEUs  (+RT)

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The Interplay Between Sleep and Bipolar Disorder- Accurately and routinely administer validated questionnaires to improve detection of sleep disturbances and other residual symptoms in patients with bipolar depression. Employ evidence-based and measure-based care strategies to optimize outcomes for patients with bipolar depression.  0.25 Free CEUs  (+MD)  

Shift Work Sleep Disorder: Optimizing Diagnosis and Management- Recognize patients who are at risk for SWSD. Develop and implement effective diagnostic strategies that decrease the time to diagnosis of SWSD. Utilize a sleepiness assessment tool to diagnose SWSD. Identify dangers of sleep deprivation due to SWSD and the personal health and public safety issues that result from sleep deprivation and ineffective treatment of patients with SWSD. Implement and effective treatment patients with diagnoses of SWSD.  1.0 Free CEUs (+MD)