Sleep Disorders: Insomnia

Return to all Geriatric Medicine sessions.

Estimated time to complete session: 60 mins.

Learning Objectives

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

1. Explain the potential health impact on the older adult with chronic insomnia.
2. Outline the 5 components of cognitive behavior therapy for chronic insomnia.
3. Counsel patients on supplemental activities that may improve sleep.
4. Identify adjunct medications that may be considered safe to use in older adults for treatment of insomnia that does not respond to CBT and other non-pharmacologic techniques.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
03/19/2021
Parent activity set: 

Ariel Cole, MD, FAAFP, CMD, Director, Geriatric Medicine Fellowship, Assistant Director, Family Medicine Residency, Florida Hospital, Orlando; Geriatric Medicine Clerkship Director, Florida State University College of Medicine Orlando campus; Assistant Professor, University of Central Florida College of Medicine, Winter Park, Florida

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
03/19/2021
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