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Recognizing the Symptoms of Narcolepsy: Screening Your Sleepy Patient for Cataplexy: A Moderated Discussion with the Experts and Q&A

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Overview / Abstract:

Patients with narcolepsy often face a long journey on their path to diagnosis and effective treatment. Combating the negative impact of narcolepsy on the lives of those affected requires that both the general public and the medical community increase their awareness of the symptoms of narcolepsy, in particular, the most common presenting symptoms: cataplexy and excessive daytime sleepiness.

Improved recognition of both symptoms and objective measures of narcolepsy can shorten the burdensome lag from symptom onset to effective treatment and improve the lives of people with this life-altering central disorder of hypersomnolence. Although a cure for narcolepsy is not available, effective treatments are currently available and more are on the horizon.

In this neuroscienceCME Expert Connection Module, faculty will discuss screening strategies for patients with possible narcolepsy, applying AASM quality measures for diagnosis of narcolepsy, and prescribing evidence-based treatment.


May 31, 2018


Clinical Laboratory CE, EMS / EMT / Paramedic CE, Nurse Practitioner , Nursing CNE, Occupational Therapy CE, Optometry / Ophthalmology CE, Pharmacy CPE, Physical Therapy CE, Physician CME, Physician Assistant CME, Psychology CE, Social Work CE


Online, Performance Improvement, Podcast, Webinar / Webcast / Video

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Presenters / Authors / Faculty

Thomas Roth, PhD
Chief, Division Head
Sleep Disorders and Research Center
Henry Ford Hospital
Detroit, MI

Richard K. Bogan, MD, FCCP, FAASM
Chief Medical Officer, SleepMed Inc.
Director, SleepMed of South Carolina
Associate Clinical Professor
University of South Carolina School of Medicine
Columbia, SC
Associate Clinical Professor
Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, SC

Todd J. Swick, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology
University of Texas Medical School Health Sciences Center at Houston
Medical Director, Apnix Sleep Diagnositics
Memorial and Katy Sleep Centers
Houston TX
Medical Director, The Sleep Center at North Cypress Medical Center
Cypress, TX

Sponsors / Supporters / Grant Providers

Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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CME Outfitters, LLC narcolepsy, cataplexy, neuroscience, neurology, psychiatry, sleep disorders, sleep medicine, sleep Free CE CME

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