Sleep disorders affect many people. This session will better prepare the learner by helping them identify healthy and normal sleep architecture across the lifespan along with the chemical neurotransmitters involved in sleep stagings. Session will review symptoms and neurotransmitters involved with insomnia, obstructive sleep apnea, restless leg syndrome, shift work sleep disorder and night terrors. Lastly, you will leave this session with a better understanding of medication interventions for all insomnia and sleep diagnoses.
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Written course material and evaluation MUST be accessed within 6 months after purchase.
After taking part in this educational activity, participants will be able to:
- Identify healthy and normal sleep architecture across the lifespan and chemical neurotransmitters involved in sleep staging.
- Name symptoms and neurotransmitters involved with insomnia, obstructive sleep apnea, restless legs syndrome, shift work sleep disorder, night terrors.
- Understand medication interventions for all insomnia and sleep diagnosis.
TIME TO COMPLETE
Each video is accessible twice within six months of purchase.
NPACE designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.5 CNE credit(s), of which 1.5 is pharmacology credit. Participants should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
February 2021; Reviewed February 2022
Program ID: 20CABBB
Provider Accreditation Statement
This program is provided by Nurse Practitioner Associates for Continuing Education (NPACE).
Nurse Practitioner Associates for Continuing Education (NPACE) is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
In addition to ANCC, NPACE is approved as a provider of continuing education in nursing by: the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP8720 and Florida CE Broker #50-1476.
NPACE, the Provider of awarding contact hours, is responsible for adherence to ANCC criteria.
This course is taught by Nancy Nadolski, MSN, M.Ed, FNP-C. Nancy has spent 20 years in private NP practice with excellent teachers and mentors and co-authored a book for the mental health practitioner called 40 Cases: Understanding Psychiatric Medications. As a result of ongoing research with psychiatric medications and insomnia she is an avid speaker at primary care, psychiatric and counseling conferences. Nancy Nadolski has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
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Minimum space required: Each video section may take up to 150 MB. Each audio section may take up to 90 MB. Requires iPhone versions 5 and above and iPad Air and Mini and above.