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CME / ABIM MOC / CE

Optimizing Insomnia Management for the Elderly

  • Authors: Ruth Benca, MD, PhD; Richard Schwab, MD
  • CME / ABIM MOC / CE Released: 9/30/2022
  • Valid for credit through: 9/30/2023
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  • Credits Available

    Physicians - maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

    ABIM Diplomates - maximum of 0.25 ABIM MOC points

    Nurses - 0.25 ANCC Contact Hour(s) (0.25 contact hours are in the area of pharmacology)

    You Are Eligible For

    • Letter of Completion
    • ABIM MOC points

Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for primary care physicians, psychiatrists, neurologists, nurses, and nurse practitioners.

The goal of this activity is that learners will be better able to individualize the treatment of insomnia in elderly patients.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Impact of aging on sleep
  • Have greater competence related to
    • Selecting an optimal treatment approach for elderly patients with insomnia


Disclosures

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All relevant financial relationships for anyone with the ability to control the content of this educational activity are listed below and have been mitigated. Others involved in the planning of this activity have no relevant financial relationships.


Faculty

  • Ruth Benca, MD, PhD

    Professor and Chair
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
    Wake Forest School of Medicine
    Winston-Salem, North Carolina

    Disclosures

    Ruth Benca, MD, PhD, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Consultant or advisor for: Eisai; Genomind; Idorsia; Jazz Pharmaceuticals; Merck; Sage Therapeutics
    Research funding from: Eisai

  • Richard Schwab, MD

    Chief, Division of Sleep Medicine
    Professor of Medicine
    Perelman School of Medicine
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    Disclosures

    Richard Schwab, MD, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Consultant or advisor for: eXciteOSA - Scientific Advisory Board; Eli Lilly - Research Consultant
    Research funding from: Cryosa; Inspire; ResMed

Editor

  • Kathy Merlo

    Medical Education Director, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Kathy Merlo has no relevant financial relationships.

Compliance Reviewer/Nurse Planner

  • Lisa Simani, APRN, MS, ACNP

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Lisa Simani, APRN, MS, ACNP, 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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    For Physicians

  • Medscape, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 0.25 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit. Aggregate participant data will be shared with commercial supporters of this activity.

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    For Nurses

  • Awarded 0.25 contact hour(s) of nursing continuing professional development for RNs and APNs; 0.25 contact hours are in the area of pharmacology.

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Instructions for Participation and Credit

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This activity is designed to be completed within the time designated on the title page; physicians should claim only those credits that reflect the time actually spent in the activity. To successfully earn credit, participants must complete the activity online during the valid credit period that is noted on the title page. To receive AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, you must receive a minimum score of 75% on the post-test.

Follow these steps to earn CME/CE credit*:

  1. Read the target audience, learning objectives, and author disclosures.
  2. Study the educational content online or printed out.
  3. Online, choose the best answer to each test question. To receive a certificate, you must receive a passing score as designated at the top of the test. We encourage you to complete the Activity Evaluation to provide feedback for future programming.

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CME / ABIM MOC / CE

Optimizing Insomnia Management for the Elderly

Authors: Ruth Benca, MD, PhD; Richard Schwab, MDFaculty and Disclosures

CME / ABIM MOC / CE Released: 9/30/2022

Valid for credit through: 9/30/2023

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