Sleep Medicine Pearls: Update on Sleep Apnea, Restless Leg Syndrome and Parasomnias

This course will cover the importance of diagnostic classification of sleep disorders, which will help standardize definitions, improve awareness of the conditions, promote a broad differential diagnosis and facilitate a systematic diagnostic approach.

Target Audience

Family physicians, general internists, hospitalists and physician assistants. 

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize and appropriately diagnose sleep apnea, restless leg syndrome and parasomnias.
  • Delineate the best available treatment options to date for these sleep disorders.
  • Differentiate between these sleep disorders and comorbid medical illnesses.
Additional information
Bibliography: 
  • American Academy of Sleep Medicine. (2005). International classification of sleep disorders. Diagnostic and coding manual, 51-55.
  • Wise, M. S. (2004). Narcolepsy and other disorders of excessive sleepiness. The Medical clinics of North America, 88(3), 597.
  • Schenck, C. H., Arnulf, I., & Mahowald, M. W. (2007). Sleep and sex: what can go wrong? A review of the literature on sleep related disorders and abnormal sexual behaviors and experiences. Sleep, 30(6), 683-702.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.25 ABIM MOC
  • 1.25 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.25 General certificate of attendance
Course opens: 
09/01/2019
Course expires: 
08/31/2020

Timothy L. Grant, M.D., FAASM
Medical Director, Baptist Health Sleep Center at Sunset
Neurologist, affiliated with Baptist and South Miami Hospitals
Miami, Florida

Timothy L. Grant, M.D., FAASM, indicated that neither he nor his spouse/partner has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and he will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in his presentation or discussion.

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Disclosure Policy and Disclaimer

Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.
              
Baptist Health South Florida designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Board of Internal Medicine Maintenance of Certification

Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 1.25 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC points. 

Your participation information will be shared with the ACCME, which will in turn report your points to ABIM. Successful completion of a course examination is required to earn ABIM MOC points.

NOTE: Maintenance of Certification (MOC) points will be automatically reported to the ABIM. Submissions are recorded in approximately 48 hours. You will receive an email when your credits have been processed.

Available Credit

  • 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.25 ABIM MOC
  • 1.25 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.25 General certificate of attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
09/01/2019
Course expires: 
08/31/2020
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NOTE: Maintenance of Certification (MOC) points will be automatically reported to the ABIM. Submissions are recorded in approximately 48 hours. You will receive an email when your credits have been processed.

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