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Narcolepsy and Excessive Daytime Sleepiness in OSA: Strategies to Improving Outcomes

Monday, June 10, 2019

Grand Hyatt San Antonio
Texas Ballroom A-C, 4th Floor
600 E Market Street
San Antonio, Texas

Registration & Dinner: 6:15 pm - 6:45 pm
Symposium: 6:45 pm 8:45 pm   

Registration for this program is now closed.

Faculty:   Richard Bogan, MD (Chair); Yves Dauvilliers, MD, PhD; Kiran Maski, MD, MPH; Paula Schweitzer, PhD, and Michael Thorpy, MD
Program Overview:

In this program, Chair Dr. Richard Bogan and faculty members Dr. Yves Dauvilliers, Dr. Kiran Maski, Dr. Paula Schweitzer, and Dr. Michael Thorpy, will describe the clinical and socioeconomic burden of narcolepsy and discuss strategies to address its burden, explain best practices for determining the cause of EDS in OSA patients, and assess traditional and new therapies for treating patients with narcolepsy and EDS in OSA.

Educational Objectives: 
Upon completion of his program, attendees should be able to:

  • Describe the clinical and socioeconomic burden of narcolepsy and recognize strategies to reduce the burden.
  • Explain best practices to determine the cause of residual daytime sleepiness in individuals with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).
  • Discuss management strategies for patients with narcolepsy and excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) in OSA.
  • Assess the clinical profiles of emerging agents in the treatment of narcolepsy and EDS in OSA and identify settings for use.

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    Target Audience:  This activity is intended for physicians and other healthcare professionals involved in the management of sleep disorders.

    Accreditation & Credit Designation:
    Voxmedia LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Voxmedia LLC designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Nurse practitioners may participate in this educational activity and earn a certificate of completion as AANP accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM through its reciprocity agreements.

    The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

    Commercial Support: Voxmedia gratefully acknowledges the educational grant provided by Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc.