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Sleep Health
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After successful completion of Sleep Health, participants will earn 1.25 CE credit.
This lecture, recorded at the 2019 AADSM Annual Meeting, reviews sleep physiology and pathophysiology that is fundamental information for appropriately screening and treating patients with sleep-related breathing disorders. 
At the conclusion of this lecture, participants will be able to:
  1. Discuss normal sleep parameters and the benefits of healthy sleep;
  2. Differentiate between multiple causes of sleepiness;
  3. Describe health consequences associated with sleep-related breathing disorders including co-morbidities;
  4. Recognize signs and symptoms of sleep-related breathing disorders; and
  5. Compare advantages and disadvantages of diagnosis and treatment options for sleep-related breathing disorders.
Target Audience
Dentists and chairside dental staff interested in screening for or treating patients with sleep-related breathing disorders.
Speaker Bio

Neil Freedman, MD is a practicing pulmonary disease specialist in Bannockburn, IL. Dr. Freedman graduated from Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in 1992 and has been in practice for 27 years. He completed a residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Freedman also specializes in critical care medicine and sleep medicine.

He has no relevant financial interest/other relationships to disclose.

Supplementary Reading

Carskadon M, Dement W. (2016). Normal Human Sleep: An Overview. Kryger, Principles and Practice of Sleep Medicine, Elsevier p. 15-24. 

Sateia M, Thorpy M. (2016). Classification of Sleep Disorders, Kryger, Principles and Practice of Sleep Medicine, Elsevier p. 618-626. 

Greenberg H, Lakticova V, Scharf S. (2016). OSA: Clinical Features, Evaluation and Principles of Management, Kryger, Principles and Practice of Sleep Medicine, Elsevier p. 1110-1124.

Additional Information
Content for this online learning module was last reviewed and approved by the AADSM Education Committee on November 1, 2019. No committee members have relevant financial interest/other relationships to disclose. Education Committee: Kathi Wilson, DDS - Chair; Saleema Adatia, DMD; Michael Pagano, DDS; Gordon Bell, DDS; Maia Tsirghiladze, DMD; Harmeet Chiang, DMD; Kevin Wallace, DMD; Michelle Cantwell, DMD - Board Liaison; and Patricia Braga, DDS - Director of Education

Duration: 1 hour 17 minutes
Original release date: January 2, 2020
Expiration date: January 2, 2023
AADSM online learning modules are funded exclusively by the AADSM.
For questions regarding the content of this lecture or for technical assistance, contact the AADSM at or 630-686-9875.

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Availability: On-Demand
Cost: Member: $55.00
Non-Member: $75.00
Credit Offered:
1.25 CE Credits
Contains: 2 Courses
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