A Focus on Current Trends in Sleep Medicine for the Busy Clinician
Sleep disorders are highly prevalent afflicting 50-70 million Americans, under-diagnosed and associated not only with negative downstream health outcomes, but also decrements in quality of life. With advances in technology, the diagnostic and management tools for sleep disorders are constantly evolving.
Cleveland Clinic Sleep Update OnDemand brings you the latest trends within the field of sleep medicine focusing on the importance of incorporating nurses, advanced practice nurses, physician assistants and patient perspectives into the overall delivered care.
Learning highlights include:
- Pathophysiologic aspects of obstructive sleep apnea and central sleep apnea,in light of the current opioid epidemic, and strategies to facilitate screening, diagnosis, and management
- Prevalence and impact of insomnia, shift work disorder and other circadian rhythm disorders, and review strategies for management, particularly pertaining to healthcare providers
- Evaluation of the epidemiology, diagnostic criteria and management strategies for parasomnias, sleep-related seizures and sleep related movement disorders including restless legs syndrome.
- Keyclinical signs and symptoms of hypersomnia disorders inclusive of narcolepsy, idiopathic hypersomnia and insufficient sleep syndrome with a focus on sleep’s effect on neurocognition and performance, as well as the role for optimizing school start times