Sleep Apnea and Heart Disease

Return to all Care of Cardiovascular Conditions 1st Edition sessions.

Estimated time to complete session: 60 mins.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:

1. Identify the risk factors for obstructive and central sleep apnea.
2. Explain the impact sleep apnea may have on cardiovascular health. 
3. Determine patients who should be referred for sleep study evaluation. 
4. Develop a sleep apnea management strategy for patients with heart failure. 
5. Counsel patients on options to address barriers to CPAP therapy adherence. 

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
04/02/2021

Jonathon M. Firnhaber, MD, FAAFP, Associate Professor, Residency Director, Department of Family Medicine, Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina College of Medicine; Centre for Family Medicine, Winter Park, Florida

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
04/02/2021
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