Sleep Disorders

Return to all Adult Medicine sessions.

Estimated time to complete session: 60 min.

Learning Objectives

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

1. Explain the potential health impact on adults with chronic insomnia, obstructive sleep apnea, and restless legs syndrome.
2. Outline the five components of cognitive behavior therapy for chronic insomnia.
3. Educate patients with OSA about the benefits to cardiovascular health through the recommended use of continuous positive airway pressure to promote therapy adherence.
4. Identify recommended pharmacologic options for the treatment of RLS.
5. Counsel patients on supplemental activities that may improve sleep quality.

Additional Information

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

Paul Bornemann, MD, Associate Residency Program Director, Palmetto Health Family Medicine Residency, Director of Primary Care Ultrasound, Ultrasound Institute, Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

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