Sleep Medicine for Non-Specialists

Oakstone Specialty Review

A comprehensive guide for non-sleep specialists to the effective screening, recognition and management of wide-ranging sleep disorders. Ideal for MOC.

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Explore Key Topics

This CME course is an evidence-based look at sleep disorders, their underlying causes, and the most appropriate therapies. Sleep Medicine for Non-Specialists covers topics such as sleep-wake disorders, apnea, insufficient sleep linked to chronic conditions or diseases, pharmacologic and behavioral therapies, and more. It will help you to:

  • Identify differences between obstructive and central sleep apnea
  • Explain characteristics of REM sleep disorder and non-REM parasomnias
  • Summarize sleep disturbances found in medical and psychiatric disorders
  • Address sleep disruption found in women and older patients

Expand Your Skills

This learn-at-your-own-pace course in sleep medicine provides a maximum of 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™ and 14 ABIM MOC points. Available online or via audio MP3 CDs, it provides access to unbiased, clinically based content and case-based reviews so you can expand your knowledge and incorporate the latest guidelines into your daily practice.

View our full list of Topics/Speakers, Faculty, Accreditation and Media Format information.

Quick Facts

Provider: Oakstone

Course Director:
Milena Pavlova, MD, FAASM
Department of Neurology
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Medical Director
BWFH Sleep and EEG Testing Center
Associate Professor of Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Credits: Earn a maximum of 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™ and 14 ABIM MOC points

  • Current Pharmacological Strategies for the Treatment of Insomnia - John W. Winkelman, MD, PhD
  • Insomnia: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy - Eric Zhou, PhD
  • Circadian Rhythm Disorders - Milena Pavlova, MD, FAASM
  • Restless Legs Syndrome: Progress and Pitfalls - John W. Winkelman, MD, PhD
  • Parasomnias: Non-REM Parasomnias - Milena Pavlova, MD, FAASM
  • Parasomnia: REM Sleep Behavior Disorder - Aleksandar Videnovic, MD
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Presentation and Therapy - Rohit Budhiraja, MD
  • Central Sleep Apnea - Lawrence J. Epstein, MD
  • Surgical Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea - Phillip Huyett, MD
  • Dental Treatments for Obstructive Sleep Apnea - Vicki E. Cohn, DDS, D.ABDSM
  • Narcolepsy - Kiran Maski, MD, MPH
  • Causes of Hypersomnia and Idiopathic Hypersomnia - Lynn Marie Trotti, MD, MSc
  • Sleep Physiology - Milena Pavlova, MD, FAASM
  • Sleep Disturbances in Medical Disorders - Olabimpe Omobomi, MD
  • Sleep Disturbances in Psychiatric Disorders - Rebecca Mae Allen, MD, MPH
  • Sleep and Sleep Disturbances in the Older Patient - Jeanne F. Duffy, MBA, PhD
  • Sleep Disturbances in Women - Mary Angela O’Neal, MD

Course Director

Milena Pavlova, MD, FAASM

  • Department of Neurology
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Medical Director
  • BWFH Sleep and EEG Testing Center
  • Associate Professor of Neurology
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

Speakers

Rebecca Mae Allen, MD, MPH

  • Director of Neuropsychiatry and Research
  • Seattle Neuropsychiatric Treatment Center
  • Clinical Assistant Professor
  • University of Washington Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
  • Medical Staff, Swedish Medical Center
  • Seattle, WA

Rohit Budhiraja, MD

  • Director, Sleep Medicine Clinic
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

Vicki E. Cohn, DDS, D.ABDSM

  • Diplomate, American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine
  • Clinical Director
  • Sleep Apnea Dentists of New England (an AADSM Accredited Facility)
  • Newton, MA

Jeanne F. Duffy, MBA, PhD

  • Neuroscientist, Division of Sleep and Circadian Disorders
  • Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

Lawrence J. Epstein, MD

  • Division of Sleep and Circadian Disorders
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

Phillip Huyett, MD

  • Clinical Instructor, Division of Sleep Medicine and Surgery
  • Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

Kiran Maski, MD, MPH

  • Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

 

Olabimpe Omobomi, MD

  • Physician, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Clinical Instructor in Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

Mary Angela O’Neal, MD

  • Clinical Director of the Neurosciences Clinic
  • Ambulatory Director of Neurology
  • Director of Women’s Neurology Program
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Boston, MA

Lynn Marie Trotti, MD, MSc

  • Associate Professor of Neurology
  • Emory Sleep Center
  • Emory University School of Medicine
  • Atlanta, GA

Alexander Videnovic, MD

  • Director, Program on Sleep
  • Circadian Biology and Neurodegeneration
  • Chief, Division of Sleep Medicine
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Associate Professor of Neurology
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

John W. Winkelman, MD, PhD

  • Professor of Psychiatry
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Chief, Sleep Disorders Clinical Research Program
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Boston, MA

Eric Zhou, PhD

  • Faculty, Division of Sleep Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Staff Psychologist, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
  • Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Boston, MA

Accreditation

Oakstone Publishing, LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation

Oakstone Publishing, LLC designates this enduring material for up to 14.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This Enduring Material activity, Sleep Medicine for Non-Specialists, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 14 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. AAFP certification begins 10/01/2019. Term of approval is for one year from this date. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 14 Medical Knowledge 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 credit.

Date of Original Release: October 1, 2019
Date of Credit Termination: October 1, 2022
Estimated Time to Complete: 14 hours

CME credit is awarded upon successful completion of a course evaluation and post-test.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe reasons to use pharmacologic or cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia
  • Discuss the various movement disorders in sleep
  • Recognize the differences between obstructive sleep apnea and central sleep apnea
  • Explain the characteristics of REM sleep behavior disorder and non-REM parasomnias
  • Compare surgical and non-surgical therapies for obstructive sleep apnea
  • Summarize sleep disturbances found in medical disorders and in psychiatric disorders
  • List sleep disturbances unique to women

Intended Audience

This activity is designed for internists, family physicians, general psychiatrists, and general neurologists interested in sleep medicine.