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CME

Improving Outcomes in OSA: Defining the Impact of Comorbidities on Care

  • Authors: Kingman P. Strohl, MD; Richard K. Bogan, MD; Patrick J. Strollo, MD
  • CME Released: 10/31/2017
  • THIS ACTIVITY HAS EXPIRED
  • Valid for credit through: 11/28/2017
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Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for pulmonologists, neurologists, primary care physicians, psychiatrists and other healthcare providers who care for patients with OSA.

The goals of this activity are to provide participants with an increased awareness of comorbidities associated with obstructive sleep apnea and how to best apply the data to realistic patient case scenarios.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Identification of excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) in patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)
    • Strategies for the management of EDS
    • Screening for cardiovascular disease in patients with OSA
    • Recognition of comorbid narcolepsy in patients with OSA
  • Have greater competence related to
    • Management of comorbidities associated with OSA


Chairman

  • Kingman P. Strohl, MD

    Professor of Medicine, Case School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Kingman P. Strohl, MD, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
    Served as an advisor or consultant for: Galvani LLC; Inspire Medical Systems, Inc; Seven Dreamers Laboratories, Inc; Sommetrics, Inc
    Received grants for clinical research from: National Institute of Health; Inspire Medical Systems, Inc; VA Research Service

    Dr Strohl does not intend to discuss off-label uses of drugs, mechanical devices, biologics, or diagnostics approved by the FDA for use in the United States.

    Dr Strohl does not intend to discuss investigational drugs, mechanical devices, biologics, or diagnostics not approved by the FDA for use in the United States.

Panelists

  • Richard K. Bogan, MD

    Chief Medical Officer, SleepMed Inc., Columbia, South Carolina

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Richard K. Bogan, MD, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
    Served as an advisor or consultant for: Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Served as a speaker or a member of a speakers bureau for: Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Merck & Co., Inc.; Teva Pharmaceuticals USA; VANDA Pharmaceuticals; Xenoport
    Received grants for clinical research from: Apnicure; Fisher and Paykel Appliances Ltd.; Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Owns stock, stock options, or bonds from: SleepMed, Inc

    Dr Bogan does not intend to discuss off-label uses of drugs, mechanical devices, biologics, or diagnostics approved by the FDA for use in the United States.

    Dr Bogan does intend to discuss investigational drugs, mechanical devices, biologics, or diagnostics not approved by the FDA for use in the United States.

  • Patrick J. Strollo, MD

    Professor of Medicine and Clinical Transitional Science, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Patrick J. Strollo, MD, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
    Served as an advisor or consultant for: Belluscura Ltd.; Inspire Medical Systems, Inc; Itamar Medical Ltd; Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Philips Respironics; ResMed
    Received grants for clinical research from: Inspire Medical Systems, Inc; Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Philips Respironics; ResMed

    Dr Strollo does not intend to discuss off-label uses of drugs, mechanical devices, biologics, or diagnostics approved by the FDA for use in the United States.

    Dr Strollo does intend to discuss investigational drugs, mechanical devices, biologics, or diagnostics not approved by the FDA for use in the United States.

Editor

  • Karen Badal, MD, MPH

    Scientific Director, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Karen Badal, MD, MPH, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

CME Reviewer

  • Nafeez Zawahir, MD

    CME Clinical Director, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Nafeez Zawahir, MD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.


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CME

Improving Outcomes in OSA: Defining the Impact of Comorbidities on Care

Authors: Kingman P. Strohl, MD; Richard K. Bogan, MD; Patrick J. Strollo, MDFaculty and Disclosures
THIS ACTIVITY HAS EXPIRED

CME Released: 10/31/2017

Valid for credit through: 11/28/2017

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This activity is in conjunction with a live symposium on October 31, 2017 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada



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