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Fundamentals of Sleep and Associated Disorders for Nurses

October 2, 2015 - October 3, 2015

The Fundamentals of Sleep and Associated Disorders for Nurses continuing education program is intended for advanced practice and nurses from all specialty areas, however special emphasis will be placed on cardiovascular, pediatrics, perioperative, occupational medicine and endocrine fields. Physician assistants, respiratory therapists, and sleep technologists may also find this a meaningful program.

Learn about sleep, sleep health, and sleep associated disorders. Sleep and sleep deprivation have an important impact on health and well-being.

This program will explore the implications of this important issue to nursing practice.

Sleep is an important and often overlooked component to the health and well-being of individuals. Nurses work in all specialty areas and are in a unique position to promote sleep health and identify sleep disorders thus improving management of these conditions and improve patient outcomes.

This program is designed to provide a broad overview of sleep and associated disorders for nurses in all specialty areas to improve awareness and opportunities to integrate sleep into day to day practice.

Upon completion of this 2 day program, the attendee will be able to:

  1. Describe normal sleep
  2. Identify the most common sleep disorders
  3. Assess the impact of sleep disorders in chronic conditions
  4. Evaluate diagnostic options for sleep disorders
  5. Recognize the various therapeutic options for obstructive sleep apnea
  6. Consider concepts of sleep health and implications to nursing practice

Early Registration: $325 (if received by August 15,2015)
Standard Registration: $375 (if received after August 15,2015)

*Registration will be closed after September 15, 2015*

Details

Start:
October 2, 2015
End:
October 3, 2015
Website:
http://www.sleepfornurses.com/home.html

Venue

Texas School of Sleep Medicine & Technology
5290 Medical Dr
San Antonio, TX 78229 United States