Clinician Education Hub

Sleep Disorders

Sleep and its Impact on Health

Sleep is an essential component of health and wellness; yet, many people experience disruptions in their sleep-wake cycle that are severe enough to impair physiological and psychosocial functioning. Disorders of the sleep-wake cycle, such as obstructive sleep apnea, narcolepsy and hypersomnia, as well as associated syndromes such as cataplexy and excessive daytime sleepiness, represent significant health problems with short- and long-term consequences. Sleep disorders have been associated with metabolic effects, changes in circadian rhythms, proinflammatory responses, and psychiatric, neurologic, pulmonary, and cardiac conditions, as well as decrements in neurocognitive domains. Likewise, sleep disorders can negatively impact work performance and attendance, and may contribute to increased injuries and accidents, creating a significant economic burden, as well as increased health care utilization and more frequent and longer hospitalizations.

Given the significant impact of sleep disorders, the identification and implementation of safe, effective therapies is paramount. The CME Outfitters Sleep Disorders Hub is designed to provide clinicians with the latest clinical practice guidelines, diagnostic strategies and tools, and scientific updates on current and emerging therapies to optimize the management of sleep disorders. In addition, the Sleep Disorders Hub also provides patient education tools to empower patients to make informed decisions about their care.

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Laying to Rest Challenges in Managing Excessive Daytime Sleepiness in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea or Narcolepsy – An Augmented Reality Experience

This virtual symposium will examine the impact of EDS on clinical outcomes, QoL, and psychosocial functioning as well as the subsequent need for early detection and effective treatment. In order to apply the latest scientific updates in sleep medicine, this symposium will feature Augmented Reality, enabling expert faculty to walk clinicians through the core physiological mechanisms involved in sleep and the means by which current and novel therapies exert their clinical impact. By navigating recent clinical trial data on these therapies, clinicians should be better able to apply the latest evidence to practice, optimizing the management of EDS in patients with narcolepsy or OSA.


Achieving Optimal Outcomes in Patients with Narcolepsy

Join expert faculty for an OnDemand symposium as they discuss evidence-based strategies to reduce EDS and cataplexy, among other symptoms, and restore quality of life and functioning in patients with narcolepsy.


Crafting an Individualized Plan to Optimize Patient Outcomes: Safe, Effective, and Personalized Treatment

Join Drs. Richard Bogan and Paula Schweitzer as they discuss case 2 of this 3-part CMEO BriefCase series and provide guidance on the nuances of personalizing treatment selection and strategies to monitor treatment effectiveness to provide safe, effective, long-term care.


Plugging Recent Clinical Trial Data into Treatment Decisions: A Fundamental Formula

Join Dr. Bogan in this third and final installment of a case-based CMEO BriefCase series on OSA-related EDS as he translates data from recent clinical trials to optimize treatment decision-making.


The Impact of OSA-Related EDS on HRQoL: Time for a Wake-up Call

Join Drs. Richard Bogan and Terri Weaver as they discuss case 1 of this 3-part CMEO BriefCase series and provide insight into the extensive impact of OSA-related EDS on psychosocial functioning and HRQoL to promote the need for early intervention.


Detect and Defeat: Improving Awareness of the Differences in Narcolepsy and Novel Strategies for Treatment

Join expert faculty in this OnDemand initiative as they discuss effective tools and strategies to improve the accurate and early detection of narcolepsy, as well as the latest evidence on optimal treatment strategies to achieve sustained benefits by improving clinical outcomes and facilitating adherence.