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Sleep: Taking Back Your Health through Restful Rest

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

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AMA PRA Category 1 Credit |  AOA Category 1-A Credit |  Depression |  Family Medicine |  Insomnia |  Pain Management |  Patient Experience & Needs |  Primary Care |  Sleep Apnea |  Sleep Disorders
Jared W. Nichols, DO
54 Minutes
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*** Please note this program will also be found as part of the 3.25-Credit program Common Diseases & Disorders & Viruses. If you have already completed Common Diseases & Disorders & Viruses, you will not want to choose this program. If you want to learn more about Common Diseases & Disorders & Viruses, choose “Media Types” above and select “Classroom.” ***

This session will show the impact sleep has on our health, including medications, psychiatric stressors, physiologic stressors, and overcoming hurdles to optimize sleep. Learners should expect to come away with a deeper knowledge of the impact common medications and habits have on the role of our sleep cycle. Also, learners will come away with strategies to implement to improve sleep hygiene in themselves and the lives of their patients.

Learning Objectives:
•    Analyze the need for implementing sleep questionnaires and counseling on sleep hygiene
•    Differentiate between psychological and psychological stressors that can promote insufficient sleep
•    Compose a model of care incorporating the use of medication that have little effect on sleep and the usage of supplements that can be recommended for sleep

Accreditation Statements:
The 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 Credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician's participation.

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

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) and Kansas City University College of Osteopathic Medicine. MAOPS is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

Planning Disclosure:
None of the planners for this educational activity have a relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

Grievance Policy for AOA Credit:
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, they can submit a complaint in writing to the Council on Continuing Medical Education of the AOA at 142 East Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60611.



Jared W. Nichols, DO's Profile

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Kansas City University - COM

Jared W. Nichols, DO has been an active member of Kansas City University faculty for the last four years.  He serves as the year two course director for the osteopathic skills classes.  He is on the Board of Trustees for the Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons.  His interests include osteopathic advocacy and promotion, which he demonstrates through advising the Joplin-KCU student MAOPS chapter. 

Dr. Nichols earned his BA in Music, Percussion from Truman State University, Kirksville, MO.  While attending A.T. Still University in Kirksville, MO he completed a teaching fellowship in anatomy and later earned his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine.

Dr. Nichols completed his Family Medicine Residency at Capital Region Medical Center in Jefferson City, MO.  While in residency he completed his certificate in Integrative Medicine through the University of Arizona.  Dr. Nichols began moonlighting in rural critical access Emergency Rooms during residency and continues to serve as an ER physician through Docs Who Care.  He completed his Osteopathic Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine Fellowship at UNT-HSC TCOM/ Medical City Fort Worth in June 2018 and is board certified in FM & OMT as well as Osteopathic Neuromusculoskeletal medicine.  He is active in research at KCU with multiple projects ranging from ultrasound education to regenerative medicine.

Jared Nichols, DO, has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.

Dr. Nichols can be reached at or 417-208-0733.



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