Learn About Insomnia On CME Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Learn About Insomnia On CME Webcast. Insomnia doesn’t just affect a person’s overnight sleep. It also impacts a person’s daytime function, such as concentration, mood and overall well-being. The National Institute of Health estimates 30% of adults have periodic insomnia and 10% of adults have chronic insomnia. In healthcare settings, this can be as high as 50%. So to discuss this very common nighttime nuisance and what we can do about, We’ve invited two of Ohio State University’s sleep experts. Dr Lawrence Chan is a board certified Psychiatrist and Sleep medicine physician and Dr Helena Rempala is a Clinical Psychologist who specializes in healthy sleep.

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to:

  • Define Insomnia Disorder
  • Discuss Pharmacological Treatment Options for Insomnia.
  • Verbalize the psychological, behavioral and emotional factors that contribute to the development of Insomnia.
  • List two behavioral and two cognitive strategies used in the behavioral interventions for Insomnia.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Primary or Secondary Insomnia
  • CBT-I Effectiveness
  • Sleep & Aging
  • Other sleep disorders
  • Basics of Sleep Behavior

You can find this and many other MedNet21 programs on the OSU – CCME website.

Call our MedNet21 Program Manager at 614.293.3473 for more details about subscribing to MedNet21 as a hospital or as an individual. You can also e-mail him at derrick.freeman@osumc.edu.

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