Hypersomnolent Disorders: Their Recognition, Diagnosis, and Ongoing Management to Advance Quality of Life and Wakefulness

FACULTY 

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
Atlanta, GA

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

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.

TARGET AUDIENCE

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.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

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

ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

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.

DISCLOSURE POLICY STATEMENT

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

Faculty  Relationship  Manufacturer 
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.
Christina Gallo, SVP, Educational Development for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Angela Davis, PhD, Medical Director for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Douglas Cox, MSN, MHA, RN, UMA/CCM – LNP, has nothing to disclose.
Lauren Welch, MA, VP, Accreditation and Outcomes for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Brianna Hanson, MPH, Accreditation and Outcomes Coordinator, has nothing to disclose.
Felecia Beachum, Program Manager for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Naomi De Brito, Program Coordinator for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.

DISCLOSURE OF UNLABELED USE

Med Learning Group requires that faculty participating in any CME activity disclose to the audience when discussing any unlabeled or investigational use of any commercial product or device not yet approved for use in the United States.  During this lecture, the faculty may mention the use of medications for both FDA-approved and nonapproved indications.

METHOD OF PARTICIPATION

There are no fees for participating and receiving CME credit for this online activity. To receive CME/CNE credit participants must:

  1. Read the CME/CNE information and faculty disclosures.
  2. Participate in the online activity.
  3. Complete the online post-test and evaluation.

You will receive your certificate as a downloadable file.

DISCLAIMER

Med Learning Group makes every effort to develop CME activities that are science based. This activity is designed for educational purposes. Participants have a responsibility to use this information to enhance their professional development in an effort to improve patient outcomes. Conclusions drawn by the participants should be derived from careful consideration of all available scientific information. The participant should use his/her clinical judgment, knowledge, experience, and diagnostic decision making before applying any information, whether provided here or by others, for any professional use.

For CME questions, please contact Med Learning Group at info@medlearninggroup.com

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AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT

Staff will be glad to assist you with any special needs. Please contact Med Learning Group prior to participating at info@medlearninggroup.com

 

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