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CME / ABIM MOC

Stories and Strategies for Excessive Daytime Sleepiness in Obstructive Sleep Apnea

  • Authors: Phyllis Zee, MD, PhD; Kingman P. Strohl, MD; Patrick J. Strollo, MD
  • CME / ABIM MOC Released: 7/11/2022
  • Valid for credit through: 7/11/2023
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  • Credits Available

    Physicians - maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

    ABIM Diplomates - maximum of 1.00 ABIM MOC points

    You Are Eligible For

    • Letter of Completion
    • ABIM MOC points

Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for sleep medicine specialists, including psychiatrists, neurologists, and pulmonologists.

The goal of this activity is that learners will be better able to recognize and manage persistent EDS in patients with OSA despite continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) treatment.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Burden of EDS in patients with OSA
  • Have greater competence related to
    • Distinguishing persistent EDS in patients with OSA from other causes of EDS despite CPAP use
    • Managing persistent EDS in patients with OSA despite CPAP use
  • Demonstrate greater confidence in their ability to
    • Manage persistent EDS in patients with OSA despite adequate use of CPAP


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Faculty

  • Phyllis Zee, MD, PhD

    Professor of Neurology
    Director, Center for Circadian and Sleep Medicine
    Chief, Division of Sleep Medicine
    Northwestern University
    Feinberg School of Medicine
    Chicago, Illinois

    Disclosures

    Phyllis Zee, MD, PhD, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Consultant or advisor for: CVS Caremark; Eisai; Harmony; Idorsia; Jazz; Sanofi Aventis
    Research funding from: Sibel; Vanda
    Stock options from: Teva

  • Kingman P. Strohl, MD

    Professor
    Department of Physiology and Biophysics
    School of Medicine
    Case Western Reserve University
    Cleveland, Ohio

    Disclosures

    Kingman P. Strohl, MD, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Consultant or advisor for: 7 Dreamers; Inspire Medical; Sommetrics
    Owns stock (privately owned) in: Starr Technology (MouseOx)

  • Patrick J. Strollo, MD

    Professor of Medicine and Clinical and Translational Science
    Vice Chair of Medicine for Veterans Affairs
    University of Pittsburgh
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    Disclosures

    Patrick J. Strollo, MD, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Consultant or advisor for: Biologix; Emmi; Inspire Medical Systems; Itamar; Philips Respironics; ResMed
    Contracted researcher for: Inspire Medical Systems; Itamar; ResMed
    Stock options from: Belluscura
    Monetary compensation for an executive role from: Belluscura

Editor

  • Kathy Merlo

    Medical Education Director, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Kathy Merlo has no relevant financial relationships.

Compliance Reviewer

  • Susan L. Smith, MN, PhD

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Susan L. Smith, MN, PhD, has no relevant financial relationships.

Peer Reviewer

This activity has been peer reviewed and the reviewer has no relevant financial relationships.


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CME / ABIM MOC

Stories and Strategies for Excessive Daytime Sleepiness in Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Authors: Phyllis Zee, MD, PhD; Kingman P. Strohl, MD; Patrick J. Strollo, MDFaculty and Disclosures

CME / ABIM MOC Released: 7/11/2022

Valid for credit through: 7/11/2023

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Educational Impact Challenge

The goal of this activity is that learners will be better able to recognize and manage persistent EDS in patients with OSA despite continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) treatment.

Before you begin this activity, please assess your clinical knowledge by completing this brief survey. Answering these questions again after the activity will allow you to see what you learned and to compare your answers with those of your peers.

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