A 3D Perspective – Sleep-Related Patient Symptoms:Evaluation and Treatment of Excessive Daytime Sleepiness Secondary to OSA or Narcolepsy

Released On
December 8, 2020

Expires On
December 8, 2021

Media Type

Completion Time
60 minutes

Neurology, Psychiatry, Pulmonology, Sleep Medicine

Sleep Medicine

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Jointly provided by Med Learning Group and Ultimate Medical Academy/Complete Conference Management (CCM).


Supported by independent educational grants from Jazz Pharmaceuticals.

Credit Available

  • Physicians — maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • Nurses — 1.00 contact hour(s).

All other health care professionals completing this course will be issued a statement of participation.

Target Audience

This initiative is designed to meet the educational needs of U.S.-based neurologists, internists, pulmonologists, psychiatrists, and sleep specialists who treat patients who have or are at risk for sleep-related disorders.

Program Overview

This enduring activity will cover treating and managing patients with sleep-related disorders.

Learning Objectives

On completing the program, attendees should be able to:

  • Discuss the recognition of impaired daytime wakefulness and Excessive Daytime Sleepiness (EDS) due to either narcolepsy or OSA
  • Describe patients at risk for EDS and impaired wakefulness, resulting in prompt referral and diagnosis
  • Review the uses and limitations of currently available pharmacologic options for people with EDS due to either OSA or narcolepsy
  • Evaluate clinical trial data for agents to treat impaired wakefulness and EDS in patients with either OSA or narcolepsy


Michael J Thorpy, MD (Program Chair)

Professor, The Saul R. Korey
Department of Neurology
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Bronx, NY

Physician Continuing Medical Education

Accreditation Statement

Med Learning Group is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation

Med Learning Group designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing Credit Information

Purpose: This program would be beneficial for nurses involved in treating and managing patients with sleep-related disorders.

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.

Disclosures 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 a 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.

Michael J Thorpy, MD

  • Consultant: Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Balance, Takeda, Harmony, Axsome, Avadel, Eisai

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.
The reviewer of this activity has nothing to disclose.

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/CNE 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.
Chris Drury, MD, MPH, Medical Director for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
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Russie Allen, Accreditation and Outcomes Coordinator for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Sharine Griggs, Senior Program Manager for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Marissa Mays-Verman, Program Manager for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.

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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/CNE credit for this enduring activity. To receive CME/CNE credit participants must:

  1. Read the CME/CNE information and faculty disclosures.
  2. Participate in the enduring activity.
  3. Submit the evaluation form to the Med Learning Group.

You will receive your certificate as a downloadable file.

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