Course Director

Nancy Foldvary-Schaefer, DO, MS

Director, Sleep Disorders Center
Neurological Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH


Tina Waters, MD

Sleep Disorders Center
Neurological Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Accredited by

Cleveland Clinic Center for Continuing Education

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Course Description

Learning Objectives
1. Review conservative options for treating obstructive sleep apnea
2. Identify the evidence of surgical interventions for obstructive sleep apnea
3. Explain the mechanism of hypoglossal nerve stimulation for obstructive sleep apnea, appreciate its inclusion and exclusion criteria, and discuss available literature reporting its treatment outcomes
4. Review indications, efficacy and challenges in oral appliance therapy for obstructive sleep apnea
5. Appreciate the role of nasal expiratory positive airway pressure therapy for obstructive sleep apnea

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:1.00 Credits
Release Date:2019-May-23
Expiration Date:2022-May-23
Estimated Time for Completion:1 hour
Registration Required:No

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