Managing Sleep Disorders in the Primary Care Setting

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A half-day course on sleep disorders for primary care physicians & allied health care professionals Managing Sleep Disorders in the Primary Care Setting

Course Chair

 H. Klar Yaggi, MD, Associate Professor of MedicineSection on Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine, Yale School of Medicine

Friday, April 11, 2014 

Room 11701/11703 at Yale School of Nursing* |400 W. Campus Drive | Orange, CT


1:00 – 1:30       Overview of Sleep & Sleep Disorders Ÿ Meir Kryger, MD

1:30 – 2:00       Managing Insomnia  Ÿ Nancy Redeker, PhD, RN

2:00 – 2:30       Restless Legs Syndrome & Periodic Limb Movements during Sleep  Ÿ Brian Koo, MD

2:30 – 2:45      Refreshment Break

2:45 – 3:15       Sleep Testing & Other Diagnostic Modalities  Ÿ Vahid Mohsenin, MD

3:15 – 3:45       Sleep Disordered Breathing & Co-morbidities (Hypertension, Stroke, Diabetes & Cardiovascular)  Ÿ H. Klar Yaggi, MD

3:45 – 4:15       Alternative Strategies to CPAP Therapy  Ÿ Christine Won, MD, MS


Learning Objectives.  Upon completion of this activity, learners should be able to:

  • Describe the clinical characteristics of sleep apnea, insomnia and common movement sleep disorders
  • Distinguish treatment approaches for sleep apnea, insomnia and common movement sleep disorders
  • Explain the association of sleep disordered breathing and comorbid conditions
  • Explain various therapy strategies for sleep disordered breathing
  • Distinguish differences among various sleep testing options and diagnostic modalities to assess patient’s sleep health


Accreditation Statement.  This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the University of Virginia School of Medicine and the National Sleep Foundation. The University of Virginia School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


AMA Credit Designation Statement.  The University of Virginia School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.0  AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in

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