Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Adults
by Instructor: Amy M. Sawyer, PhD, RN; Instructor: Anne W. Batson, MS, RN, FNP-BC; Instructor: Janalyn Cantey Edmonds, PhD, RN, CNE
Credentialed for: Nursing CEU Courses | Nursing CE | ContinuingEducation.com

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i 1.00 CEH

Course Overview

According to data from the Wisconsin Sleep Cohort study, approximately 34% of men and 17% of women have obstructive sleep apnea in the United States. Four to fifty percent of adults, worldwide, have diagnosable obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and many of them remain undiagnosed. This disorder contributes to other serious medical conditions and increases the risk of stroke or death from any cause. Risk factors, diagnosis, and management of OSA will be addressed in this course.

About the Course Author

Amy M. Sawyer, PhD, RN, is an associate professor at University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing in Philadelphia and has practiced as a clinical nurse specialist in sleep disorders for the past 15 years. She conducts clinical research focused on sleep disorders in adults Amy M. Sawyer, PhD, RN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Janalyn Cantey Edmonds, RN, PhD, CNE, an assistant professor at Howard University in Washington, D.C., has research experience in adult female obesity and is now examining effective treatment strategies for sleep disorders. Janalyn Cantey Edmonds, PhD, RN, CNE has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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  • American Nurses Credentialing Center

    1.00HOURS

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    1.00HOURS

    Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP# 13791 Nurses will receive 1.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • District of Columbia Board of Nursing

    1.00HOURS

    DC-RN -- District of Columbia Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education program (CE Provider #50-290). Nurses will receive 1.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Florida Board of Nursing

    1.00HOURS

    Florida Board of Nursing CE Provider #: 50-290 Nurses will receive 1.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • American Association for Respiratory Care

    1.00HOURS

    This program has been approved as non-traditional Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association for Respiratory Care, 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd. Suite 100 Irving TX 75063. Approval #: 182454000 This activity is approved for 1.0 contact hours.
  • Georgia Board of Nursing

    1.00HOURS

    Georgia Board of Nursing CE Provider #: 50-290 Nurses will receive 1.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
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    1.00HOURS

    Relias LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Relias LLC designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • South Carolina Board of Nursing

    1.00HOURS

    This program was approved by the South Carolina Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education Program (CE provider #50-290) CE Broker Course # 20-715370
  • Florida Board of Medicine

    1.00HOURS

    Florida Board of Medicine CE Provider #: 50-290
  • West Virginia Board of Registered Nursing

    1.00HOURS

    N/A
  • New Mexico Board of Nursing

    1.00HOURS

    New Mexico Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider # 50-290) This course awards 1.0 contact hours upon successful completion.
  • Arkansas State Board of Nursing

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  • Ohio State Medical Board

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    State Medical Board of Ohio CE Provider #: 50-290
  • Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners

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    Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners (CEBroker Provider #: 50-290)
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    Mississippi State Board of Medical Licensure (CEBroker Provider #: 50-290)


Course Details

  • Course Code:

    REL-ACU-0-CE203-60
  • Hours:

    1.00
  • Type:

    Online Course
  • Release Date:

    2019-05-01
  • Expiration Date:

    2022-11-14
  • Learning Objectives:

    Describe risk factors for OSA.; Identify at least 3 symptoms of OSA.; List multiple treatment options for OSA.
  • Target Audience:

    The target audience for this course is: Nurses; Physicians; Respiratory Therapists; in the following settings: Acute Care Facility.
  • Course Delivery Method and Format:

    Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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    Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, service mark, manufacturer or otherwise does not constitute or imply any endorsement, recommendation, or favoring of, or affiliation with, Relias, LLC.
    All characteristics and organizations referenced in the following training are fictional. Any resemblance to any actual organizations or persons living or dead, is purely coincidental.
    To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
  • Accommodations:

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  • Disclosures:

    Expert Reviewers, Instructors, and Staff Writers disclosures will be listed above after the individuals' biographical paragraph. All other members involved within the planning of this educational activity have declared no conflict of interest exists when planning and developing this course.
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