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Sleep Medicine for the Nurse Practitioner

Started Sep 3, 2019

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Full course description

This series is designed to provide up-to-date, evidence-based information for Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and other medical professionals covering crucial topics in sleep medicine through a series of engaging online case-based modules that will increase knowledge and skills in the diagnosis and treatment of common sleep disorders.

Learners who successfully complete Sleep Medicine for the Nurse Practitioner will be able to do the following: 

  • Summarize the prevalence and seriousness of common sleep disorders. 
  • Screen patients for the presence of a primary sleep disorder. 
  • Diagnose and manage simple sleep disordered breathing under the supervision of a Board Certified Sleep Physician.   
  • Describe the presentation, evaluation, and treatment approach for non-pulmonary sleep disorders, as well as when to escalate treatment to the appropriate MD specialty.