Pro/Con Debate: Should You Treat Insomnia with CBT or Hypnotics?
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Clinical and Business Trends
James Wyatt, PhD, DABSM, CBSM; Michael Sateia, MD
Michael J Sateia, MD debates James K Wyatt, PhD, DABSM, CBSM, Director of the Sleep Disorders Center at Rush University Medical Center about which approach is best for treating patients with insomnia. Dr. Sateia argues why hypnotic medications are safe and effective and should play a role in the treatment of insomnia. Dr. Wyatt discusses the negative aspects of sleep medications and the usefulness of cognitive behavioral therapy as a long-term solution for insomnia.
Emerging Clinical and Business Trends in Sleep Medicine is a series of live presentations recorded at the AASM 2013 Winter Course in Phoenix, Arizona. Over the series, experts explore state-of-the-art patient care management in the diagnosis and treatment of various disorders and strategies to improve current business practices through a mix of traditional lectures, case-based discussions and pro/con debates. Discussion focuses on providing relevant updated information and new strategies that sleep clinicians can use in their practice. The focus is on three areas: changing guidelines and regulations in sleep medicine, diagnosing and managing sleep disorders and business considerations for sleep specialists.
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Estimated time to complete:
1 hr 20 min
Describe the effectiveness and limitations of hypnotic medication;
Identify appropriate applications for hypnotic medications;
Recognize potential adverse effects of sleep medication; and
Implement a coordinated treatment plan for chronic insomnia.
Physicians and health care providers involved in the treatment and management of patients with sleep disorders and the business operations of a sleep center
The AASM designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. The American Academy of Sleep Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
CME is available for three years from the date of release, 2/23/2013. No CME for this program will be provided after three years unless the program is reviewed by the AASM and found current and eligible for CME.
Note: If you attended this session in person you cannot claim CME for this online learning module.
Hardware/Software Requirements: An internet connection and speakers are required to participate in this presentation.Online learning modules can be accessed in the AASM Online Learning Center. The AASM does not offer refunds for online learning module purchases.
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