Continuing Medical Education

Clinicians can earn up to 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for each issue of the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine. In every issue, two articles are designated for continuing medical education credit.

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You must pass a CME post-test to earn credit for each article. In order to take the post-test, you must purchase post-test attempts sold in packages.

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The American Academy of Sleep Medicine also offers AMA PRA Category 1 Credit TM for reviewing manuscripts. Only reviews received on time and judged as satisfactory by the Editor responsible for the manuscript will be eligible for CME credit. For additional info view the CME instructions page.

CME Eligible Articles

The Prevalence and Management of Poor Sleep Quality in a Secondary Care Mental Health Population
Michelle O'Sullivan, MSc1,2; Masuma Rahim, PsychD1,2; Christopher Hall, PsychD3
Earn CME
Deadline: 2/15/2016
Asthma, Allergic Rhinitis, and Sleep Problems in Urban Children
Daphne Koinis-Mitchell, PhD; Sheryl J. Kopel, MSc; Julie Boergers, PhD; Kara Ramos, BS; Monique LeBourgeois, PhD; Elizabeth L. McQuaid, PhD; Cynthia A. Esteban, MSN, MPH; Ronald Seifer, PhD; Gregory K. Fritz, MD; Robert B. Klein, MD
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Deadline: 2/15/2016
Common Sleep Disorders Increase Risk of Motor Vehicle Crashes and Adverse Health Outcomes in Firefighters
Laura K. Barger, PhD1,2; Shantha M.W. Rajaratnam, PhD1,2,3; Wei Wang, PhD1,2,4; Conor S. O'Brien, BA1; Jason P. Sullivan, BS1; Salim Qadri, BS1; Steven W. Lockley, PhD1,2; Charles A. Czeisler, PhD, MD1,2
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Deadline: 3/15/2016
Postoperative CPAP Use Impacts Long-Term Weight Loss Following Bariatric Surgery
Jacob Collen, MD1,3; Christopher J. Lettieri, MD2,3; Arn Eliasson, MD3,4
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Deadline: 3/15/2016
Insomnia in Shift Work Disorder Relates to Occupational and Neurophysiological Impairment
Ren Belcher, BA1,2; Valentina Gumenyuk, PhD1,3; Thomas Roth, PhD1
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Deadline: 4/15/2016
Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Health-Related Factors, and Long Distance Heavy Vehicle Crashes in Western Australia: A Case Control Study
Lynn Meuleners, PhD1; Michelle L. Fraser, MPhil1; Matthew H. Govorko, MPH1; Mark R. Stevenson, PhD2
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Deadline: 4/15/2016
Noninvasive Ventilation Improves Sleep in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: A Prospective Polysomnographic Study
Bart Vrijsen, PT, MSc1,2; Bertien Buyse, MD, PhD1,2; Catharina Belge, MD, PhD1,2; Wim Robberecht, MD, PhD3,4; Philip Van Damme, MD, PhD3,4,5; Marc Decramer, MD, PhD2; Dries Testelmans, MD, PhD1,2
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Deadline: 5/15/2016
Sleep Disorders in Patients with Multiple Sclerosis
Zuzana Čarnická, MD; Branislav Kollár, MD, PhD; Pavel Šiarnik, MD; Lucia Krížová, MD; Katarína Klobučníková, MD, PhD; Peter Turčáni, MD, PhD
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Deadline: 5/15/2016
Minimal Effect of Daytime Napping Behavior on Nocturnal Sleep in Pregnant Women
Rebecca M. Ebert, BS1; Annette Wood, BA1; Michele L. Okun, PhD1,2
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Deadline: 6/15/2016
Lessons Learned from Sleep Education in Schools: A Review of Dos and Don'ts
Sarah Blunden, PhD1; Gabrielle Rigney, BA (Hons)2
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Deadline: 6/15/2016
Screening for Pediatric Obstructive Sleep Apnea before Ambulatory Surgery
Stacey L. Ishman, MD, MPH1,2,3; Kareem O. Tawfik, MD3; David F. Smith, MD, PhD1; Kristin Cheung, MD4; Lauren M. Pringle, MD5; Matthew J. Stephen, BS6; Tiffany L. Everett, MPH6; Tracey L. Stierer, MD4
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Deadline: 7/15/2016
Nightmares: Under-Reported, Undetected, and Therefore Untreated
Michael R. Nadorff, PhD1,2; Danielle K. Nadorff, PhD1; Anne Germain, PhD3
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Deadline: 7/15/2016
Sleep Related Cognitions in Individuals with Symptoms of Insomnia and Depression
Jessica C. Levenson, PhD1; Ruth M. Benca, MD, PhD2; Meredith E. Rumble, PhD2
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Deadline: 8/15/2016
Adverse Effects of Daylight Saving Time on Adolescents' Sleep and Vigilance
Diana Medina1; Matthew Ebben, PhD1; Sara Milrad, BA1; Brianna Atkinson, BA2; Ana C. Krieger, MD, MPH1
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Deadline: 8/15/2016
Chronotype and Improved Sleep Efficiency Independently Predict Depressive Symptom Reduction after Group Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia
Bei Bei, PhD1,2,3; Jason C. Ong, PhD4,5; Shantha M.W. Rajaratnam, PhD1; Rachel Manber, PhD4
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Deadline: 9/15/2016
A Comparison of Sleep Difficulties among Iraq/Afghanistan Theater Veterans with and without Mental Health Diagnoses
Christi S. Ulmer, PhD1,2; Elizabeth Van Voorhees, PhD1,2; Anne E. Germain, PhD3; Corrine I. Voils, PhD1,4; Jean C. Beckham, PhD1,2,5; the VA Mid-Atlantic Mental Illness Research Education and Clinical Center Registry Workgroup5
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Deadline: 9/15/2016
Clinical Practice Guideline for the Treatment of Intrinsic Circadian Rhythm Sleep-Wake Disorders: Advanced Sleep-Wake Phase Disorder (ASWPD), Delayed Sleep-Wake Phase Disorder (DSWPD), Non-24-Hour Sleep-Wake Rhythm Disorder (N24SWD), and Irregular Sleep-Wake Rhythm Disorder (ISWRD). An Update for 2015
R. Robert Auger, MD1; Helen J. Burgess, PhD2; Jonathan S. Emens, MD3; Ludmila V. Deriy, PhD4; Sherene M. Thomas, PhD4; Katherine M. Sharkey, MD, PhD5
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Deadline: 10/15/2016
Long-Term Improvements in Sleep and Respiratory Parameters in Preschool Children Following Treatment of Sleep Disordered Breathing
Lisa M. Walter, PhD1,3; Sarah N. Biggs, PhD1,3; Lauren C. Nisbet, PhD1; Aidan J. Weichard, BSc(Hons)1; Samantha L. Hollis, BA(Hons)1; Margot J. Davey, MBBS1,2,3; Vicki Anderson, PhD4; Gillian M. Nixon, MD1,2,3; Rosemary S.C. Horne, PhD1,3
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Deadline: 10/15/2016
Relationship between Clinical and Polysomnography Measures Corrected for CPAP Use
Erin M. Kirkham, MD, MPH1; Susan R. Heckbert, MD, PhD3; Edward M. Weaver, MD, MPH1,2
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Deadline: 11/15/2016
Psychosocial Characteristics of Children with Central Disorders of Hypersomnolence Versus Matched Healthy Children
Kristin T. Avis, PhD, CBSM1; Jiabin Shen, PhD2; Patrick Weaver, BS2; David C. Schwebel, PhD2
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Deadline: 11/15/2016
Polysomnographic Study of Sleep in Survivors of Breast Cancer
Ruth A. Reinsel, PhD1,2; Tatiana D. Starr, MA3; Barbara O'Sullivan, MD4; Steven D. Passik, PhD5; Neil B. Kavey, MD1,4,6
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Deadline: 12/15/2016
Unpacking Sleep and Suicide in Older Adults in a Combined Online Sample
Shea Golding, MS1; Michael R. Nadorff, PhD1,2; E. Samuel Winer, PhD1; Kathryn Claire Ward1
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Deadline: 12/15/2016
Effects of Blast Exposure on Subjective and Objective Sleep Measures in Combat Veterans with and without PTSD
Ryan P.J. Stocker, PsyD1,2; Benjamin T.E. Paul, MSW1; Oommen Mammen1,2; Hassen Khan, BS1; Marissa A. Cieply, BS1; Anne Germain, PhD2
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Deadline: 1/15/2017
Post Hoc Analysis of Data from Two Clinical Trials Evaluating the Minimal Clinically Important Change in International Restless Legs Syndrome Sum Score in Patients with Restless Legs Syndrome (Willis-Ekbom Disease)
William G. Ondo, MD1; Frank Grieger, Dipl Stat2; Kimberly Moran, PhD3; Ralf Kohnen, PhD4; Thomas Roth, PhD5
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Deadline: 1/15/2017
Further Evidence for the JuSt Program as Treatment for Insomnia in Adolescents: Results from a 1-Year Follow-Up Study
Karolin Roeser, Dr. Dipl.-Psych1; Barbara Schwerdtle, D. Dipl.-Psych1; Andrea Kübler, Prof. Dipl.-Psych, Dipl.-Biol1; Angelika A. Schlarb, Prof. Dipl.-Psych2
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Deadline: 2/15/2017
Measuring Sleep Efficiency: What Should the Denominator Be?
David L. Reed, PhD1; William P. Sacco, PhD2
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Deadline: 2/15/2017