Stop Losing Sleep

Outlines the classification and diagnosis of sleep disorders, including various insomnias and circadian rhythm anomalies, restless legs syndrome (RLS), and periodic limb movement disorder (PLMD). Identifies other conditions that may contribute to sleep disorders, including neurological, endocrinological, and psychological disorders. Describes the approaches to management of sleep disorders, both pharmacological and nonpharmacological (e.g., dietary, hygienic, and psychosocial). Identifies clinical ramifications of sleep apnea and RLS/PLMD pertinent to dental practice and general clinical practice.
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Hour 1

  1.    Insomnia
  2.    Comorbidities of Sleep Disorders
  3.    Classification of Sleep
  4.    Physiology and Endocrinology of Sleep

 

Hour 2

  1.    Causes of Sleep Disorders
  2.    Sleep Pathology in Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  3.    Differential Diagnosis of Insomnias
  4.    Management of Insomnia

 

Hour 3

  1.    Non-Pharmacological Treatments
  2.    Sleep Apnea
  3.    Childhood Nightmares
  4.    Restless Leg Syndrome and Periodic Limb Movement

 

Learning Objectives

    1. Outline the classification and diagnosis of sleep disorders, including various insomnias and circadian rhythm anomalies, restless legs syndrome (RLS), and periodic limb movement disorder (PLMD).
    2. Identify other conditions that may contribute to sleep disorders, including neurological, endocrinological, and psychological disorders.
    3. Describe the approaches to management of sleep disorders, both pharmacological and nonpharmacological (e.g., dietary, hygienic, and psychosocial).
    4. Identify clinical ramifications of sleep apnea and RLS/PLMD pertinent to dental practice and general clinical practice.
Instructor N. Katz, M.D., Ph.D.
More Information About This Course: Stop Losing Sleep accreditation
# of Pages 51
Contact Hours: 3
NCBTMB Contact Hours 3 (Not Approved for NY)

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