Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Adults - RT203-60

Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Adults

by Janalyn Cantey Edmonds, PhD, RN, CNE and Amy Sawyer, PhD, RN
RT203-60
(4.6 / 292 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Respiratory Therapy (1.00 Contact Hr)

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Summary:

About 6% to 20% of American adults suffer from obstructive sleep apnea that often goes undiagnosed. This disorder contributes to other serious medical conditions and, in fact, increases the risk of stroke or death from any cause. Risk factors, diagnosis and management of OSA will be addressed in this activity.

Objectives:

The goal of this continuing education program is to update nurses’, physicians’ and respiratory therapists’ ability to identify symptoms and treatments for patients with obstructive sleep apnea. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Identify three symptoms of OSA
  • Describe three risk factors for OSA
  • List three treatment options for OSA
 

 
Accreditation Information
 
This course is intended for multiple professions, including nurses, physicians and respiratory therapists.
 
Respiratory therapists: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
 
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at www.continuingeducation.com or Nurse.com/CE. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at cedirect.continuingeducation.com and search for this topic title.
 
This program has been approved for 1 contact hour of Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association for Respiratory Care, 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd., Suite 100, Irving, TX 75063. AARC Sponsor ID: 9514012. This is a non-traditional course. The course has been approved from 6/3/2009 to 1/1/2014 and 4/13/2015 to 4/13/2017.
 
If you are a respiratory therapist, remember to give us your AARC member number when filling out your license number information.
 
OnCourse Learning is also approved by the Florida Board of Respiratory Care (provider #FBN 50-1489).

Course Originally Released on: 6/3/2009
Date of Most Recent Review: 7/22/2014
Course Termination/Update Date: 4/13/2017

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. OnCourse Learning guarantees this educational activity is free from bias. There is no commercial or in-kind support provided for this online educational activity.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module. For successful completion of this course, learners must read the course, and complete a posttest and evaluation survey.

This CE activity does not include any unannounced information about off-label use of a product for a purpose other than that for which is approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

The approval status for this educational activity, granted by the AARC, does not expressly or implicitly confer AARC endorsement of the activity’s content.

 

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JASON H - fort myers, FL  ·  Sep 26, 2016
great coarse. i enjoyed it very much, thanks.
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CECILIA S - Carmichael, CA  ·  Sep 21, 2016
Good review of OSA and CSA.
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Oscar B - Modesto, CA  ·  Sep 18, 2016
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SUSAN S - Phoenix, AZ  ·  Sep 11, 2016
The course included the latest treatment modalities and explained in detail how they were effective.
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Sharon M - Bonita Springs, FL  ·  Sep 10, 2016
Great course. We need more information out there to help identify these patients who are suspect for osa.
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