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Volume 86, Number 9, Supplement 1

Positive airway pressure: Making an impact on sleep apnea

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Release Date: September 1, 2019
Expiration Date: August 31, 2022

Estimated Time of Completion: 0.75 hour

Description

Positive airway pressure (PAP) therapy reduces daytime sleepiness and cardiovascular events.

Learning Objectives

  1. Review of PAP therapy for obstructive sleep apnea based on clinical trials and large observational studies
  2. Discuss advanced PAP therapies
  3. Identify the problem of PAP adherence and review innovative strategies for improvement

Target Audience

This educational activity is designed for internal medicine and family practice physicians, pediatricians, and allied health professionals, including nurse practitioners and physician assistants.

Accreditation

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education designates this supplement-based CME activity for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Participants claiming CME credit from this activity may submit the credit hours to the American Osteopathic Association for Category 2 credit.

Activity Director and Author

Activity Director

Nancy Foldvary-Schaefer, DO, MS
Director, Sleep Medicine Program,
Neurological Institute, Cleveland Clinic

Author

Colleen G. Lance, MD
Medical Director, Sleep Laboratory,
Hillcrest Hospital, Sleep Disorders Center,
Neurological Institute, Cleveland Clinic

CME Disclaimer

The information in this educational activity is provided for general medical education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a physician relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient's medical condition. The viewpoints expressed in this CME activity are those of the authors/faculty. They do not represent an endorsement by The Cleveland Clinic Foundation. In no event will The Cleveland Clinic Foundation be liable for any decision made or action taken in reliance upon the information provided through this CME activity.

Disclosures

In accordance with the Standards for Commercial Support issued by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education requires resolution of all faculty conflicts of interest to ensure CME activities are free of commercial bias.

The following faculty have indicated they have no relationship which, in the context of their presentation, could be perceived as a potential conflict of interest:

Nancy Foldvary-Schaefer, DO, MS
Colleen G. Lance, MD


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