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SSM Lecture Archives
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SSM Lecture Archive List

PACKAGE COST
  • For each order, a minimun of 3 DVDs for $400 is required.
  • Additional lectures may be added for $100 each.
  • Ca residents, add 8.75% sales tax.

CONTENTS OF PACKAGE

  • Selected DVDs & accompanying lecture notes.
  • Introduction, which includes instructions for use of package, the activity evaluation form, and the certificate request form.
OBJECTIVES
  • The objective of this activity is to facilitate access to high quality sleep medicine education for the medical community, including individuals who are unable to attend live courses. For individual lecture objectives, please refer to lecture information below.
TARGET AUDIENCE
  • Physicians and other health care professionals interested in the management of sleep disorders, including technical aspects of polysomnography, and interpretation of studies.
METHOD OF PARTICIPATION
  • Actively watching and listening to each lecture while viewing the lecture notes
  • Completing and returning both the evaluation and certificate request forms
  • Upon completion of the activity evaluation form and the certificate request form, return both to SSM and CME credit will be issued.


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SSM Lecture Archive List  
Lecture / Faculty / Objectives
Playing Time CME / BRN CEU CE
01 Aging & Sleep Sonia Ancoli-Israel, PhD 1:28:50 1.5 .15 1
    Objectives for this lecture are to enable the participant to discuss the age-related changes in normal human sleep; clinical correlates of age related changes in sleep; co-morbidity of sleep disorders and age-related disorder.

02 Diagnostic Aspects of Sleep Disordered Breathing
Nic Butkov, RPSGT
1:27:00 1.5 .15 1
    Objectives for this lecture are to enable the participant to examine the process of identifying, scoring and interpreting sleep-related breathing abnormalities, as seen on a standard polysomnogram. Emphasis is placed on abnormal pattern recognition, relative to the physiological aspects of various sleep disordered breathing syndromes. Discussions of current recording methodologies, standard respiratory event scoring criteria, arousal definitions and the recognition of artifacts are included.

03 Sleep & Waking Function William C. Dement, MD, PhD 1:37:20 1.5 .15 2
    Objectives for this lecture are to enable the participant to discuss: current understanding of sleepiness; clinical implications of sleepiness; the impact of sleepiness on public health and safety.

04 Pathophysiology & Risk Factors for SRBD
Christian Guilleminault, MD
2:00:28 2.0 .20 2
    Objectives for this lecture are to discuss the mechanisms of sleep disordered breathing and review the clinical features essential for diagnosis of these syndromes; review diagnostic testing alternatives; emphasize treatment alternatives.

05 MSLT / MWT Sharon Keenan, PhD 1:16:36 1.25 .125 1
    Objectives for this lecture are to discuss: the guidelines for the performance of the MSLT; scoring of the MSLT; special technical/clinical considerations for performing the MSLT; and the use of the MWT in a clinical setting.

06 Overview of Normal Sleep Sharon Keenan, PhD 1:26:52 1.5 .15 1
    Objectives for this lecture are to enable the participant to: identify key physiological characteristics of normal human sleep; discuss differences between REM vs. nonREM; discuss normal distribution of REM and nonREM sleep throughout the sleep period; understand the use of the sleep histogram.

07 Polysomnography: Amplifiers & Filters Sharon Keenan, PhD 1:06:06 1.0 .10 1
    Objectives for this lecture are to enable the participant to understand appropriate use of filters in the collection of physiological data and the elimination of artifact in the sleep laboratory.

08
Polysomnography: The Sleep Laboratory Evaluation
Sharon Keenan, PhD
1:56:32 2.0 .20 2
    At the end of this lecture participants should be able to discuss routine studies performed in the sleep lab.

09 Parasomnias  Mark Mahowald, MD 1:04:00 1.0 .10 1
    Objectives for this lecture are to enable the participant to discuss the clinical presentation of parasomnias, evaluation procedures typically employed to substantiate or rule out the diagnosis of parasomnias and most current treatment approaches.

10 Insomnia Charles Morin, PhD 1:52:03 1.75 .175 2
    Objectives for this lecture are to enable the participant to discuss the characteristic symptomatology of a patient complaining of insomnia; the most current evaluation and diagnostic procedures used in evaluating the patient with insomnia; the most current treatment approaches.

11 Evaluation& Treatment of Sleep Disorders in Children
Rafael Pelayo, MD
1:43:13 1.75 .175 2
    Objectives for this lecture are to enable the participant to discuss the most frequently encountered sleep disorders in children; symptomatology and related clinical issues for sleep disorders in children; current treatment of choice for these disorders.

12 Comprehensive Update on the Management of OSA:
New & Contemporary Surgical Approach
Nelson Powell, MD
1:16:43 1.25 .125 1
    Objectives for this lecture are to enable the participant to discuss the surgical approaches for the treatment of the sleep apnea patient; the evaluation of the sleep apnea patient as a candidate for surgery; and the medical aspect of surgical treatment of the sleep apnea patient.

13 SRBD: Pathophysiology, Clinical Features & Treatment
Anstella Robinson, MD
1:51:57 1.75 .175 2
    Objectives for this lecture are to enable the participant to identify symptoms most commonly seen in Sleep Related Breathing Disorders; discuss evaluation of procedures typically employed to substantiate or rule out the diagnosis; discuss the interpretation of results from evaluation procedures and formulation of treatment plans.

14 Narcolepsy Carlos Schenck, MD 1:09:56 1.25 .125 1
    Objectives for this lecture are to enable the participant to discuss clinical features of narcolepsy, evaluation, essential laboratory findings and current treatment options.

15 Sleep Stage and Arousal Scoring Nic Butkov, RPSGT 1:10:00 1.25 .125 1
    Objectives for this lecture are to enable the participant to recognize sleep stages; changes in the electroencephalogram, the electrooculogram, and the electromyogram through different stages of sleep. Both classical (Rechtschaffen and Kales) and most current standards (AASM, JCSM 2007) are presented.

16 Restless Legs Syndrome and Periodic Limb Movement Disorder
Arthur S. Walters, MD
1:47:38 1.75 .175 2
    Objectives for this lecture are to enable the participant to review current knowledge about RLS and PLMD; learn about new epidemiologic information; identify the clinical presentations; understand clinical and research diagnostic criteria, differential diagnoses, diagnostic testing, and important comorbidities; learn about current treatment options and scoring criteria.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education.

Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians.
Determination of credit is pending.

Disclosure: It is the intent of The School of Sleep Medicine, Inc.™ to assure that its CME activities should not be influenced by the special interests of individuals associated with its programs. Having an interest in or affiliation with any corporate organization does not necessarily influence a speakerís presentation, but the relationship must be made known in advance to the audience in accordance with the standards of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education. Faculty disclosure statements are provided in the handout material. The School of Sleep Medicine, Inc.™ has not received commercial support for these activities.

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