CME Presentations

Insomnia


Presentations


Speakers

  • Maha Ahmad, MD, MMSc

    Maha Ahmad, MD, MMSc

  • Paul P. Doghramji, MD, FAAFP

    Paul P. Doghramji, MD, FAAFP

    Paul P. Doghramji, MD, FAAFP

    Paul Doghramji, MD, FAAFP, is senior family practice physician at Collegeville Family Practice and medical director of health services at Ursinus College, both in Collegeville, Pennsylvania. He is also an attending physician in family practice at Pottstown Memorial Medical Center. Dr Doghramji has published over 50 papers in peer-reviewed journals, including the American Journal of Medicine, Current Medical Research and Opinion, and Postgraduate Medicine, as well as numerous websites on topics such as sleep disorders, rheumatoid arthritis, and depression. In addition, he is co-author of the textbook, Clinical Management of Insomnia. Dr Doghramji is on the board of directors of the National Sleep Foundation. He received his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia.
  • Russell Rosenberg, PhD, DABSM

    Russell Rosenberg, PhD, DABSM

    Russell Rosenberg, PhD, DABSM

    Founder and Director

    Dr. Rosenberg is currently Chief Science Officer and CEO of NeuroTrials Research in Atlanta, GA. He obtained his doctorate in clinical and research psychology from The Ohio State University and received specialized training in sleep disorders medicine and research at Rush Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical center in Chicago. He has 33 years experience in clinical sleep medicine and research. He is a Board-Certified Sleep Specialist and Fellow of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. He has made presentations on sleep disorders around the United States as well as in Asia and Europe. He has authored several book chapters and numerous journal articles on sleep disorders. His current research interests include treatments for disorders that cause excessive sleepiness. Dr. Rosenberg is former Chair and spokesperson for the National Sleep Foundation (NSF) and has appeared frequently on local and national television news shows including the Today Show, Good Morning America, CNN, and MSNBC.

CME Information

Managing Insomnia: Guidelines, Evidence, Safety and What Matters to Patients and Their Families


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LEARNING OBJECTIVES

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:
  • Describe the most recent understanding of the impact of insomnia on the performance, relationships, and psychosocial behaviors of individuals and other members of the household
  • Summarize American College of Physicians (ACP) and American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) recommendations for the management of insomnia
  • Explain the limitations and safety concerns of medications traditionally used to treat insomnia
  • Utilize treatment approaches to insomnia that target the orexin pathways and align with patient treatment expectations
Jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and PlatformQ Health Education, LLC.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Eisai Inc.

TUITION

Complimentary

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JOINT ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and PlatformQ Health Education, LLC. Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

LIVE CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT

The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ENDURING CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT

The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

DATE OF RELEASE/EXPIRATION

Live Activity

Tuesday, December 8, 2020 from 1:00 PM EST – 2:00 PM EST

Enduring Material

The enduring material will be available from December 8, 2020 to December 8, 2021.

TARGET AUDIENCE

The intended audiences for this activity are internists, family physicians, geriatricians, internal-medicine and family-medicine specialists, psychiatrists, sleep specialists, and physician assistants and nurse practitioners in primary care practices.

ESTIMATED TIME TO COMPLETE

This activity should take approximately 1 hour to complete.

METHOD OF PARTICIPATION

There are no fees to participate in this activity. To participate in the activity, go to www.ClinicalSeriesLive.com or www.PsychiatryCareLive.com. To receive credit, participants must (1) read the target audience, learning objectives, and disclosure statements, (2) complete the educational activity online, and (3) complete the post-test and activity evaluation. To receive AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, participants must receive a minimum score of 70% on the post-test.

HARDWARE/SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS

Participants will need a computer with a recent version of Adobe Flash installed, as well as an internet connection sufficient for streaming media.

DISCLOSURE OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires instructors, planners, managers and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to PIM policy. PIM is committed to providing its learners with high quality CME activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of a commercial interest.

The faculty reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME activity:

Name of Faculty or Presenter Reported Financial Relationship
Russell Rosenberg, MD
Founder and Director
Atlanta School of Sleep Medicine and Technology
Consulting Fees: Harmony
Fees for Non-CME/CE Services Received Directly from a Commercial Interest or their Agents: Eisai, Jazz
Contracted Research: Avadel, Eisai, Harmony, Jazz
Maha Ahmad, MD, MMSc
Medical Director
Sleep Disorders Institute and Clinilabs Drug Development Corporation
Fees for Non-CME/CE Services Received Directly from a Commercial Interest or their Agents: Eisai, Janssen
Paul Doghramji, MD
Senior Family Practice Physician,
Collegeville Family Practice
Consulting Fee: Allergan, Eisai, Jazz
Fees for Non-CME/CE Services Received Directly from a Commercial Interest or their Agents: Allergan, Eisai, Harmony, Novo Nordisk
Ownership Interest less than 5%: CVS, Pfizer

The planners and managers reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME activity:

Name of Faculty or Presenter Reported Financial Relationship
Carole Drexel
Medical Director
PlatformQ Health Education, LLC
None

The PIM planners and managers have nothing to disclose.

The following PlatformQ Health Education, LLC planner, Jaimee Harris-Gold, hereby states that she or her spouse/life partner do not have any financial relationships or relationships to products or devices with any commercial interest related to the content of this activity of any amount during the past 12 months.

DISCLOSURE OF UNAPPROVED/OFF LABEL USE (if applicable):

This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications.

The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

DISCLAIMER:

Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

CONTACT INFORMATION

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