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1.0 Free CE for Sleep Techs- CPAP Titration Guide

CPAP Titration Guide for Optimal Patient Outcomes Identify the facets of a successful titration, Identify and differentiate sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) events and waveforms. Recognize and overcome CPAP titration challenges. Recognize the multiple benefits of a successful titration. 1.0 Free CEUs … Continue reading

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Enhancing PAP Compliance- Free SLeep CEU

What is New with PAP Compliance– This course will cover how to enhance and improve PAP compliance through patient education and techniques. Common questions concerning masks are reviewed. 1.0 Free CEUs for Sleep Technologists  Sleep Care.com

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Free Sleep CEUs- Sleep Deprivation: An Overview

Sleep Deprivation – List the reasons for neurobehavioral consequences of sleep deprivation Review the models of sleep and performance. Describe differences in objective and subjective assessments of fatigue. Describe acute and chronic sleep restriction and how they interact. Review the individual … Continue reading

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Free Sleep CEU- Managing Sleep Disturbances in Psychiatric Patients

Managing Sleep Disturbances in Psychiatric Patients Discuss the diagnosis and management of sleep disorders in psychiatric patients. Individualize treatment choices, giving consideration to efficacy, safety, long-term data, and unique patient characteristics. Formulate appropriate treatment regimens considering the emergence of new … Continue reading

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Improving Outcomes for Patients With Insomnia- Free Sleep CEU

Sweet Dreams – Improving Outcomes for Patients With Insomnia– Insomnia is very common in primary care. It is important to recognize and treat it because of its adverse effects on physical and mental health, daily function, and quality of life. … Continue reading

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Diagnosing & Managing Restless Leg Syndrome- Free Sleep CEU

KEY PERSPECTIVES IN DIAGNOSING AND MANAGING RESTLESS LEGS SYNDROME Describe clinical features of Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS)  including common comorbid conditions that impact sleep. Discuss the potential differential diagnosis of RLS and how to make diagnostic distinctions. 1.0 Free CEUs … Continue reading

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Free Sleep CEU- Successful CPAP Titrations

Pathway to Success for CPAP Titrations– In this course you will learn how to: Identify the facets of a successful titration, Identify and differentiate sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) events and waveforms, recognize and overcome CPAP titration challenges, and recognize the multiple … Continue reading

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Sleep Study Interpretation- 1.75 Free CEUs for Sleep Techs

Course 103: Introduction to Sleep Study Interpretation– Describe the different types of sleep studies and why they are ordered. Describe what data is recorded. Describe how data is scored (sleep stages, apneas, hypopneas, arousals, periodic limb movements). Describe how sleep … Continue reading

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Free Sleep CEUs- Taking A Sleep History

Course 102: Taking a Sleep History Identify presenting symptoms of key sleep disorders, including sleep apnea. Describe the basic elements of an initial physical examination for patients presenting with sleep complaints. Identify next diagnostic steps for common sleep disorders. 1.25 … Continue reading

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Successful Treatment of Sleep Apnea: Using the Right Equipment- Free Sleep CEU

Right Pressure + Right Mask = Successful Treatment– Identify different types of masks. Describe when and why different masks are used including features and benefits of each. Assist the patient to pick the best interface to make the therapy work. Discuss … Continue reading

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Free Sleep CEUs- Dx & Management of Shift Work Sleep Disorder

Shift Work Sleep Disorder: Optimizing Diagnosis and Management – Approximately 15% of the full time US workforce work shift hours outside of a traditional day shift. Shift Work Sleep Disorder (SWSD) is a sleep disorder that affects people who frequently … Continue reading

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Free Sleep CEU- Sleep in the Treatment of Chronic Mood Disorders

The Interplay Between Sleep and Bipolar Disorder– The importance of sleep in the treatment of chronic mood disorders is not a new concept. Nearly a century ago, Kraepelin, one of the founders of modern scientific psychiatry, wrote: “The attacks of … Continue reading

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Treating Shift Work Disorder- Free Sleep CEUs

Treatment Options for Shift Work Disorder List comorbid conditions that contribute to poor sleep hygiene. Name the treatment that promotes daytime sleep among night-shift workers. Explain what makes armodafinil (Nuvigil) convenient for patients with shift work disorder. Describe the common … Continue reading

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1.5 Free Sleep CEUs- Emerging Therapies for Insomnia

ANALYSIS OF CURRENT AND EMERGING THERAPIES FOR INSOMNIA WEB ACTIVITY– Insomnia is a leading cause of absenteeism, accidents, and errors in the workplace. Overall direct and indirect costs related to insomnia exceed $30 billion annually. A significant portion of these … Continue reading

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Shift Work Disorder- Free Sleep CEUs

NO LONGER AVAILABLE FOR CREDIT Shiftwork and Other Circadian Disorders– Overview of circadian rhythm and related disorders. Define shift work disorder. Explain how shift work affects different demographics. Learn how to fill in and read a sleep diary. Explain how shift work disorder symptoms can … Continue reading

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OSA: Dx & Treatment- Free Sleep CEUs

Comparative Effectiveness of Diagnosis and Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea-Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is an important public health issue due to associated morbidity and mortality rates, attendant comorbidities (e.g., hypertension and diabetes), and adverse effects on quality of life. Attended … Continue reading

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Free Sleep CEUs- Latest Advances in Sleep Medicine

Sleep Medicine: Latest Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment- Discuss the latest advances in diagnosis of sleep disorder and the indications and applications of home sleep testing. Describe the indications and applications of treatment of sleep apnea. Explain the indications and … Continue reading

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Free Sleep CEUs- Female Hormones and Insomnia

NO LONGER AVAILABLE FOR CREDIT Endometriosis and Sleep Sleep Refresher Female Hormones and Sleep Endometriosis and Sleep Treatment Options 1.0 Free CEUs for Sleep Technicians

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