Continuing Medical Education

Clinicians can earn up to 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for each issue of the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine. In every issue, two articles are designated for continuing medical education credit.

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You must pass a CME post-test to earn credit for each article. In order to take the post-test, you must purchase post-test attempts sold in packages.

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The American Academy of Sleep Medicine also offers AMA PRA Category 1 Credit TM for reviewing manuscripts. Only reviews received on time and judged as satisfactory by the Editor responsible for the manuscript will be eligible for CME credit. For additional info view the CME instructions page.

CME Eligible Articles

Delayed Diagnosis, Range of Severity, and Multiple Sleep Comorbidities: A Clinical and Polysomnographic Analysis of 100 Patients of the Innsbruck Narcolepsy Cohort
Birgit Frauscher, M.D.; Laura Ehrmann, M.D.; Thomas Mitterling, M.D.; David Gabelia, M.D.; Viola Gschliesser, M.D.; Elisabeth Brandauer, M.D.; Werner Poewe, M.D.; Birgit Högl, M.D.
Earn CME
Deadline: 8/15/2014
Efficacy and Safety of Adjunctive Modafinil Treatment on Residual Excessive Daytime Sleepiness among Nasal Continuous Positive Airway Pressure-Treated Japanese Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome: A Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled Study
Yuichi Inoue, M.D., Ph.D.1,2,3; Yuji Takasaki, M.D., Ph.D.4; Yoshihiro Yamashiro, M.D., Ph.D.5
Earn CME
Deadline: 8/15/2014
The Face of Sleepiness: Improvement in Appearance after Treatment of Sleep Apnea
Ronald D. Chervin, M.D., M.S., F.A.A.S.M.1; Deborah L. Ruzicka, R.N., Ph.D.1; Arshia Vahabzadeh, B.S., CFPH1; Margaret C. Burns1; Joseph W. Burns, Ph.D.2; Steven R. Buchman, M.D.3
Earn CME
Deadline: 9/1/2014
The Prevalence and Severity of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Severe Obesity: The Impact of Ethnicity
Wen Bun Leong, MB.BCh.1,2; Teresa Arora, Ph.D.1; David Jenkinson, Ph.D.3; Ajit Thomas, M.D.4; Vikas Punamiya, M.D.4; Dev Banerjee, M.D., F.R.C.P.4,5; Shahrad Taheri, MB.BS., Ph.D., F.R.C.P.1,2
Earn CME
Deadline: 9/1/2014
Mortality of Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Korea
Ji-Eun Lee, M.D.1; Chul Hee Lee, M.D.2,3; Sun Joo Lee, M.D.3; Yoonjong Ryu, M.D.3; Woo-Hyun Lee, M.D.2,3; In Young Yoon, M.D.3,4; Chae-Seo Rhee, M.D.2,3; Jeong-Whun Kim, M.D.2,3
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Deadline: 10/15/2014
Impact of Treatment with Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) on Weight in Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Stuart F. Quan, M.D., F.A.A.S.M.1,2; Rohit Budhiraja, M.D., F.A.A.S.M.2; Denise P. Clarke, B.Sc.1; James L. Goodwin, Ph.D.2; Daniel J. Gottlieb, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.A.S.M.1,6; Deborah A. Nichols, M.S.3; Richard D. Simon, M.D., F.A.A.S.M.4; Terry W. Smith, B.S.2; James K. Walsh, Ph.D., F.A.A.S.M.5; Clete A. Kushida, M.D., F.A.A.S.M.3
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Deadline: 10/15/2014
Caffeine Effects on Sleep Taken 0, 3, or 6 Hours before Going to Bed
Christopher Drake, Ph.D., F.A.A.S.M.1,2; Timothy Roehrs, Ph.D., F.A.A.S.M.1,2; John Shambroom, B.S.3; Thomas Roth, Ph.D.1
Earn CME
Deadline: 11/15/2014
Periodic Leg Movements Are Associated with Reduced Sleep Quality in Older Men: The MrOS Sleep Study
David M. Claman, M.D., F.A.A.S.M.1; Susan K. Ewing, M.S.1; Susan Redline, M.D., M.P.H.2; Sonia Ancoli-Israel, Ph.D., F.A.A.S.M.4; Jane A. Cauley, Dr.P.H.5; Katie L. Stone, Ph.D.3
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Deadline: 11/15/2014
Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome with Nasal Positive Airway Pressure Improves Golf Performance
Marc L. Benton, M.D., F.A.A.S.M.; Neil S. Friedman, R.N.
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Deadline: 12/15/2014
Predictors of Treatment Response to Brief Behavioral Treatment of Insomnia (BBTI) in Older Adults
Wendy M. Troxel, Ph.D.1; Tyler S. Conrad, B.A.2; Anne Germain, Ph.D.2; Daniel J. Buysse, M.D., F.A.A.S.M.2
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Deadline: 12/15/2014
Periodic Limb Movements during Sleep and Cardiac Arrhythmia in Older Men (MrOS Sleep)
Brian B. Koo, M.D.1; Reena Mehra, M.D., M.S., F.A.A.S.M.2; Terri Blackwell, M.A.3; Sonia Ancoli-Israel, Ph.D., F.A.A.S.M.4; Katie L. Stone, Ph.D.3; Susan Redline, M.D., M.P.H.5
Earn CME
Deadline: 1/15/2015
The Impact of Gender on Timeliness of Narcolepsy Diagnosis
Christine Won, M.D., M.S.1; Mandana Mahmoudi, M.D.2; Li Qin, Ph.D.1; Taylor Purvis, B.A.1; Aditi Mathur, M.D.1; Vahid Mohsenin, M.D., F.A.A.S.M.1
Earn CME
Deadline: 1/15/2015
Impact of Brief Cognitive Behavioral Treatment for Insomnia on Health Care Utilization and Costs
Christina S. McCrae, Ph.D.1; Adam D. Bramoweth, Ph.D.2; Jacob Williams, M.S.1; Alicia Roth, M.A.1; Caterina Mosti, B.S.3
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Deadline: 2/15/2015
Oral Appliance Treatment for Obstructive Sleep Apnea: An Update
Kate Sutherland, Ph.D.1,2; Olivier M. Vanderveken, M.D., Ph.D.3,4; Hiroko Tsuda, Ph.D.5; Marie Marklund, Ph.D.6; Frederic Gagnadoux, M.D., Ph.D.7,8,9; Clete A. Kushida, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.A.S.M.10; Peter A. Cistulli, M.D., Ph.D.1,2
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Deadline: 2/15/2015
A Multicenter Prospective Comparative Effectiveness Study of the Effect of Physician Certification and Center Accreditation on Patient-Centered Outcomes in Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Sairam Parthasarathy, M.D., F.A.A.S.M.1,2; Shyam Subramanian, M.D.3; Stuart F. Quan, M.D., F.A.A.S.M.1,4
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Deadline: 3/15/2015
Sleep Environments and Sleep Durations in a Sample of Low-Income Preschool Children
Katherine E. Wilson, M.D., M.S.1; Alison L. Miller, Ph.D.2,3; Julie C. Lumeng, M.D.2,4; Ronald D. Chervin, M.D., M.S., F.A.A.S.M.1
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Deadline: 3/15/2015
Sleep Apnea and 20-Year Follow-Up for All-Cause Mortality, Stroke, and Cancer Incidence and Mortality in the Busselton Health Study Cohort
Nathaniel S. Marshall, Ph.D.1,2; Keith K.H. Wong, MB.BS., Ph.D.1,3; Stewart R.J. Cullen, MB.BS.4; Matthew W. Knuiman, Ph.D.5; Ronald R. Grunstein, M.D., Ph.D.1,3
Earn CME
Deadline: 4/15/2015
Sleep Problems and Sleep Disorders in Pediatric Primary Care: Treatment Recommendations, Persistence, and Health Care Utilization
Lisa J. Meltzer, Ph.D.1; Melissa R. Plaufcan, Ph.D.2; Jocelyn H. Thomas, Ph.D.3; Jodi A. Mindell, Ph.D.4
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Deadline: 4/15/2015
Impact of CPAP on Activity Patterns and Diet in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)
Salma Batool-Anwar, M.D., M.P.H.2; James L. Goodwin, Ph.D.1; Amy A. Drescher, Ph.D.1; Carol M. Baldwin, Ph.D. M.S.N.3; Richard D. Simon, M.D., F.A.A.S.M.4; Terry W. Smith, B.S.1; Stuart F. Quan, M.D., F.A.A.S.M.1,2
Earn CME
Deadline: 5/15/2015
Pre-pregnancy Restless Legs Syndrome (Willis-Ekbom Disease) Is Associated with Perinatal Depression
Jan Wesström, M.D., Ph.D.1,2; Alkistis Skalkidou, M.D., Ph.D1; Mauro Manconi, M.D., Ph.D.3; Stephany Fulda, Ph.D.3; Inger Sundström-Poromaa, M.D., Ph.D.1
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Deadline: 5/15/2015
Impact of Windows and Daylight Exposure on Overall Health and Sleep Quality of Office Workers: A Case-Control Pilot Study
Mohamed Boubekri, Ph.D.1; Ivy N. Cheung, B.A.2; Kathryn J. Reid, Ph.D.2; Chia-Hui Wang1,3; Phyllis C. Zee, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.A.S.M.2
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Deadline: 6/15/2015
Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Obesity, and the Development of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
Lioudmila V. Karnatovskaia, M.D.1; Augustine S. Lee, M.D.1; S. Patrick Bender, M.D.2; Daniel Talmor, M.D.3; Emir Festic, M.D.1
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Deadline: 6/15/2015
Restless Legs Syndrome, Sleep, and Quality of Life among Adolescents and Young Adults
Graciela E. Silva, Ph.D., M.P.H.1; James L. Goodwin, Ph.D.2,3,4; Kimberly D. Vana, D.N.P.5; Monica M. Vasquez, M.P.H.2; Peter G. Wilcox, B.S.N., D.N.P.5; Stuart F. Quan, M.D., F.A.A.S.M.2,3,6
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Deadline: 7/15/2015
Sleep Education Improves the Sleep Duration of Adolescents: A Randomized Controlled Pilot Study
Geoff Kira, Ph.D.1; Ralph Maddison, Ph.D.2; Michelle Hull, M.P.H.3; Sarah Blunden, Ph.D.4; Timothy Olds, Ph.D.5
Earn CME
Deadline: 7/15/2015