Russell P. Rosenberg, PhD
Chief Science Officer and CEO of NeuroTrials Research, Inc.
Founder and Director of the Atlanta School of Sleep Medicine and Technology
This gamification-based activity highlights the evaluation and treatment of idiopathic hypersomnia and narcolepsy, and includes a discussion of the pathophysiology of these sleep disorders, their impact on patients, and clinical data on the efficacy of newer treatments.
The Online Patient Progressions Jeopardy Challenge program is intended for neurologists, internists, psychiatrists, and sleep specialists who treat patients with or who are at risk for excessive daytime sleepiness associated with narcolepsy or idiopathic hypersomnia.
On completing this program, attendees should be able to:
- Describe the spectrum of idiopathic hypersomnia and the evaluation of individuals for narcolepsy to facilitate their prompt recognition
- Discuss the pathology underlying narcolepsy that negatively affects the wake-producing centers of the brain
- Review the varied burden of illness associated with degrees of excessive daytime sleepiness and the positive effects of treatment on quality of life, cardiovascular risk, and cognitive function
- Explain the mechanisms of action and clinical trials data of recently approved agents that improve wakefulness in patients with either narcolepsy or idiopathic hypersomnia
Med Learning Group is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. This CME activity was planned and produced in accordance with the ACCME Essentials.
CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT
Med Learning Group designates this online activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the online activity.
NURSING CREDIT INFORMATION
Purpose: This program would be beneficial for nurses involved in caring for patients with narcolepsy or idiopathic hypersomnia.
CNE Credits: 1.0 ANCC Contact Hour.
CNE ACCREDITATION STATEMENT
Ultimate Medical Academy/Complete Conference Management (CCM) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Awarded 1.0 contact hour of continuing nursing education of RNs and APNs.
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In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Standards for Commercial Support, educational programs sponsored by Med Learning Group must demonstrate balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor. All faculty, authors, editors, staff, and planning committee members participating in an MLG-sponsored activity are required to disclose any relevant financial interest or other relationship with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) and/or provider(s) of commercial services that are discussed in an educational activity.
DISCLOSURE OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST
|Russell Rosenberg, PhD||Consultant||Harmony Biosciences and Imbrium Therapeutics|
|Speaker Bureau||Eisai and Jazz Pharmaceuticals|
|Contracted Research||Eisai, Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Suven Life Sciences, Takeda|
CME Content Review
The content of this activity was independently peer reviewed.
The reviewer of this activity has nothing to disclose.
CNE Content Review
The content of this activity was peer reviewed by a nurse reviewer.
Douglas Cox, MSN, MHA, RN
Ultimate Medical Academy/CCM – Lead Nurse Planner
The reviewer of this activity has nothing to disclose
Staff Planners and Managers
The staff, planners, and managers reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME/CE activity:
Matthew Frese, MBA, General Manager of Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
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Douglas Cox, MSN, MHA, RN, UMA/CCM – LNP, has nothing to disclose.
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METHOD OF PARTICIPATION
There are no fees for participating and receiving CME credit for this online activity. To receive CME/CNE credit participants must:
- Read the CME/CNE information and faculty disclosures.
- Participate in the online activity.
- Complete the online post-test and evaluation.
You will receive your certificate as a downloadable file.
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