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Obstructive Sleep Apnea Part II of II- Cardiovascular Consequences of OSA

Course 302: Cardiovascular Consequences of OSA Recognize the acute hemodynamic effects of OSA and its association with cardiac arrhythmias. Describe the increased risk of cardiovascular disease in patients with OSA. Describe the pathophysiology linking OSA to cardiovascular disease. Describe OSA’s … Continue reading

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Free Sleep CEU- Treating the Full Spectrum of Narcolepsy

Treating the Full Spectrum of Narcolepsy: Improving Nighttime Symptoms to Enhance Daytime Quality of Life -Patients with narcolepsy often face a long journey on their path to diagnosis and effective treatment. Combating the negative impact of narcolepsy on the lives … Continue reading

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Free Sleep CEU- Understanding Humidification

Understanding the Importance of Humidification Learn how to: Define absolute and relative humidity; Identify the importance of adequate upper airway humidification; Recognize the negative impact of insufficient humidification and how to overcome challenges; Differentiate humidity output by humidifier type and … Continue reading

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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- Understanding Risk Management in the Sleep Lab

Risk Management in the Sleep Lab Basic Understanding of risks associated with health care facilities in general and sleep labs in particular. Maintaining patient and technician safety in a sleep lab. Policies to reduce adverse occurrences.   1.0  Free CEUs … Continue reading

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Clinical Concepts: Autotitrating PAP Devices- 3 CEUs for RT & Sleep Techs

ACCREDITATION EXPIRED Monograph:Overview of the DeVilbiss Intellipap AutoAdjust- Autotitrating positive airway pressure (PAP) devices have been on the market for 15 years. DeVilbiss Healthcare, in an effort to illuminate and clarify primary clinical concepts surrounding Autotitrating PAP devices and the … Continue reading

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Sleep Apnea:Encore Reports- CEUs for RT & Sleep Techs

NO LONGER AVAILABLE! Data Management, Compliance Monitoring, and Interpretation of Encore Reports- Discuss Encore reports and what may be found in them. When an Encore report may be best used in the clinical follow-up process with a patient who has … Continue reading

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1.5 CEUs for RT & Sleep Techs- CPAP Titration: Part II

NO LONGER AVAILABLE! Titration 102: How to Titrate Patients Who Have Complicated Sleep Disorders with the BiPap Auto SV– List the physiologic titration goals for patients with Periodic Breathing or Complex Sleep Apnea. List the clinical goals for BiPAP autoSV … Continue reading

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1.5 CEUs for RT & Sleep Techs- CPAP Titration: Part I

NO LONGER AVAILABLE! Titration 101: How to Titrate CPAP and Bi-Level Therapy– List the physiologic treatment goals for OSA airway management. Review the protocols and processes associated with care of a patient being identified with sleep apnea in order to … Continue reading

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