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Introduction to Sleep and Sleep Disordered Breathing

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Member Price: $35.00 
Non-Member Price: $50.00 


The module provides an introduction to the current understanding of the nature and physiology of sleep; electrophysiological determinants of sleep stage; and a review of normal sleep. The second half of the presentation focuses on the causes, risk factors, consequences and efficacy of treatment of obstructive sleep apnea with positive airway pressure.

Continuing Education

The American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (AADSM) designates this activity for 1.0 continuing education credits.

Recorded: 8/20/2014 | Duration: 0 hr 36 min


Richard S. Rosenberg, PhD

Target Audience

Practitioners seeking an understanding of sleep and sleep apnea.

Learning Objectives

  • Define the construct of sleep
  • Summarize physiology of sleep and circadian rhythms
  • Review the pathophysiology of sleep disordered breathing
  • Demonstrate the efficacy of positive airway pressure

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