Sleep Disorders in Older Adults

Date: December 11, 2019

Time: 06:30PM - 07:30PM

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Difficulty falling asleep and/or staying asleep, a disorder known as insomnia, is especially prevalent in later life. This program will explore normal and abnormal sleep patterns in older adults and help clinicians more effectively assess and manage insomnia and other common sleep disorders. practical approach to integrating Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for insomnia into your practice.

Learning Objectives:

  • Review normal and abnormal sleep patterns in older adults.
  • Examine common sleep disorders in older adults.
  • Assess non-pharmacologic and pharmacologic treatments for insomnia.
  • Develop a practical approach to integrating Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for insomnia into your practice.

Speaker(s):

Sleep Disorders in Older Adults

Date: December 11, 2019

Time: 6:30pm-7:30pm Eastern

Difficulty falling asleep and/or staying asleep, a disorder known as insomnia, is especially prevalent in later life. This program will explore normal and abnormal sleep patterns in older adults and help clinicians more effectively assess and manage insomnia and other common sleep disorders.

Learning Objectives:

  • Review normal and abnormal sleep patterns in older adults.
  • Examine common sleep disorders in older adults.
  • Assess non-pharmacologic and pharmacologic treatments for insomnia.
  • Develop a practical approach to integrating Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for insomnia into your practice.

Speaker(s):

Christopher Kitamura, MD, FRCPC

Credit Information:

1.0- CMD clinical
1.0- MOC
1.0- CME

Disclosure Information:

Speakers are required to provide verbal disclosure prior to each talk. If the learner perceives any bias toward a commercial product or service, please report this to the Society’s staff. According to the Society and ACCME policy, all those in a position to control content are required to disclose any relevant financial relationships.

The following AMDA Education Committee members have financial relationships to report: John Loome – Genesis HealthCare: Full-Time Employee; Diane Sanders-Cepeda, DO, CMD – UHG-Optum: Full-Time Employee; all others have no financial relationships to disclose.

Online Education Subcommittees have no financial relationships to disclose.

The speakers have no financial relationships to disclose.

AMDA staff have no financial relationships to disclose.