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Sleep Medicine for Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants

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Atlanta School of Sleep Medicine
March 23-24 • Atlanta
(678) 651-2000 |

This course is developed specifically for nurse practitioners and physician assistants to integrate their skills into a sleep medicine practice. Topics include:
• Normal sleep/sleep and aging,
• Technical aspects of diagnosing sleep disorders,
• The spectrum of insomnia,
• Circadian rhythm disorders of sleep,
• Parasomnias,
• Evaluating the patient with sleep complaints/deciphering the sleep report,
• The impact of incorporating sleep medicine into a medical practice,
• Live patient case studies,
• Sleep disordered breathing,
• Neurological disorders and sleep,
• Restless legs syndrome and limb movements of sleep, and
• Narcolepsy.