Sleep and the Practicing Neurologist: Mechanisms and Management
This program is worth up to 2.0 CME credits.
This course provides an interactive and experiential learning opportunity that explores the current evidence related to the manifestations and consequences of physician sleepiness and fatigue in the health care environment. Learners will participate in a series of interactive learning elements regarding aspects of sleep physiology relevant to practicing physicians, the impact of sleepiness and fatigue, and strategies to prevent and mitigate these effects.
Up to 2.0 CME credits
*Free access is limited to one course at a time for eligible members.
As a result of this program the learner will:
Describe basic sleep processes, list the contributors and consequences to physician sleepiness and fatigue, and examine fatigue mitigation strategies.
- Patient Care
- Interpersonal and Communication Skills
- Medical Knowledge
- Systems-Based Practice
Date of Release
January 8, 2015
This module is eligible for CME credits for three years from the release date.
Confidentiality of Data
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Faculty & Disclosures
CHARLENE GAMALDO, MD
Associate Professor, Neurology, Psychiatry, Medicine, Public Health
Department of Neurology
The Johns Hopkins University
*Dr. Gamaldo has nothing to disclose.
AttributionWith thanks to Rachel Salas, MD, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine University, for her contributions.
*Dr. Salas has nothing to disclose.
With thanks to Melanie Lislie Hsu, Johns Hopkins University Zanvyl Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, for her contributions.
*Ms. Hsu has nothing to disclose.
With thanks to Anthony Kwan, Johns Hopkins University School of Arts and Sciences, for his contributions.
*Mr. Kwan has nothing to disclose.
With thanks to Paula David for her contributions.
*Ms. David has nothing to disclose.
A. GORDON SMITH, MD, FAAN
University of Utah Department of Neurology
Salt Lake City, Utah
*Dr. Smith has received personal compensation for activities with Allergan, Baxter Bioscience, Merz, Pfizer and NeurogesX as a consultant..
Tracy King, MA, Associate Director, Education
*Ms. King has nothing to disclose.
Maureen Holtzman, Program Manager, Online Learning
*Ms. Holtzman has nothing to disclose.
Robert Rook, Program Manager, Digital Education Resources
*Mr. Rook has nothing to disclose.
Susan Rodmyre, Senior Director, Education
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Kurt Wiersma, Senior Manager, Web Development
*Mr. Wiersma has nothing to disclose.