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Obstructive Sleep Apnea: 5 Things Physicians Need to Know


Total Credits: 1 including 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™, 1 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s)

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Topics:
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit |  Anxiety |  AOA Category 1-A Credit |  Cardiology |  Depression |  Diabetes |  Family Medicine |  Hypertension |  Insomnia |  Obesity |  Primary Care |  Sleep Apnea |  Sleep Disorders |  Stroke |  Weight Loss/Gain
Faculty:
Alon Avidan, MD, MPH, FAAN, FAASM
Duration:
57 Minutes
Expiration:
Never expires.


Description

** Please note this program was a part of the VOC 2023. You will not want to choose this program if you completed this individual program as part of the VOC 2023. **

Learning Objectives:
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Learners will analyze the impact of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) on cardiovascular health. 
•    Learners will analyze their patient’s signs and symptoms and make a successful diagnosis of patients with OSA.
•    Learners will evaluate and grasp how to interpret sleep study results and recognize when to refer patients to a sleep specialist. 
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Learners will be better able to identify and manage patients with OSA to improve their patient outcomes.

Accreditation Statement: Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. MAOPS designates this program for a maximum of 1 AOA Category 1-A CME credit(s) and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation.

The Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)ä. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Planning Disclosure: The Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons Education Planning Committee has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing healthcare goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.

Grievance Policy: All grievances should be in writing and should specify the nature of the grievance. Initially, all grievances should be directed to MAOPS Executive Director, who will then forward said grievance to the Education & Convention Committee. All grievances will receive an initial response in writing within 30 days of receipt. If the participant does not receive a satisfactory response, then they can then submit a complaint in writing to the Bureau of Osteopathic Education of the AOA at 142 East Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60611.

 

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Alon Avidan, MD, MPH, FAAN, FAASM's Profile

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Dr. Alon Avidan is a Professor of Neurology at the University of California in Los Angeles, California (UCLA), where he directs the Sleep Disorders Center and serves as Chair of the Faculty Executive Committee for the David Geffen School of Medicine. He completed his medical school training and his residency in Neurology at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. Dr. Avidan then completed his fellowship in Sleep Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio.

Dr. Avidan was recently awarded and served as Visiting Professor of Neurology Education in the Department of Neurology at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine in Rochester, Minnesota. He also was selected to receive the 2014 American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) Excellence in Education Award for career contributions to education in sleep medicine. Dr. Avidan has published over 100 manuscripts on sleep disorders. He has co-authored four books: "Handbook of Sleep Medicine," "Geriatric Sleep Medicine," "Review of Sleep Medicine," and "Atlas of Clinical Sleep Medicine." Dr. Avidan is board certified in Neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN), and in Sleep Medicine by the American Board of Sleep Medicine (ABSM), and the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS). He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology and the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.

Dr. Avidan discloses that he has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing healthcare goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.


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