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

Subjective and Objective Measures of Hypersomnolence Demonstrate Divergent Associations with Depression among Participants in the Wisconsin Sleep Cohort Study
David T. Plante, MD1; Laurel A. Finn, MS2; Erika W. Hagen, PhD2; Emmanuel Mignot, MD, PhD3; Paul E. Peppard, PhD2
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Deadline: 4/15/2017
Pre-diagnostic Sleep Duration and Sleep Quality in Relation to Subsequent Cancer Survival
Amanda I. Phipps, PhD1,2; Parveen Bhatti, PhD1,2; Marian L. Neuhouser, PhD1; Chu Chen, PhD1; Tracy E. Crane, RD3; Candyce H. Kroenke, ScD4; Heather Ochs-Balcom, PhD5; Michelle Rissling, PhD6; Beverly M. Snively, PhD7; Marcia L. Stefanick, PhD8; Miriam M. Treggiari, MD9; Nathaniel F. Watson, MD10
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Deadline: 4/15/2017
Updated Adaptive Servo-Ventilation Recommendations for the 2012 AASM Guideline: “The Treatment of Central Sleep Apnea Syndromes in Adults: Practice Parameters with an Evidence-Based Literature Review and Meta-Analyses”
R. Nisha Aurora, MD, MHS1; Sabin R. Bista, MD2; Kenneth R. Casey, MD, MPH3; Susmita Chowdhuri, MD4; David A. Kristo, MD5; Jorge M. Mallea, MD6; Kannan Ramar, MD7; James A. Rowley, MD8; Rochelle S. Zak, MD9; Jonathan L. Heald, MA10
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Deadline: 5/15/2017
The Impact of Sleep Debt on Excess Adiposity and Insulin Sensitivity in Patients with Early Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Teresa Arora, PhD1; Mimi Z. Chen, MBChB, MRCP, PhD2; Ashley R. Cooper, PhD3,4; Rob C. Andrews, MBChB, FRCP, PhD2; Shahrad Taheri, PhD, MBBS, FRCP1,5,6,7
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Deadline: 5/15/2017
The Association between Nocturnal Cardiac Arrhythmias and Sleep-Disordered Breathing: The DREAM Study
Bernardo J. Selim, MD1; Brian B. Koo, MD2; Li Qin, PhD3; Sangchoon Jeon, PhD4; Christine Won, MD5; Nancy S. Redeker, PhD4; Rachel J. Lampert, MD6; John P. Concato, MD7,10; Dawn M. Bravata, MD8,11; Jared Ferguson, BS8; Kingman Strohl, MD9; Adam Bennett5; Andrey Zinchuk, MD5,7,10; Henry K. Yaggi, MD5,7,10
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Deadline: 6/15/2017
Clinical Relevance of Sleep Duration: Results from a Cross-Sectional Analysis Using NHANES
M. Soledad Cepeda, MD, PhD1; Paul Stang, PhD1; Clair Blacketer, MPH1; Justine M. Kent, MD2; Gayle M. Wittenberg, PhD3
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Deadline: 6/15/2017
Circadian Sleep Propensity and Alcohol Interaction at the Wheel
Sergio Garbarino, PhD1; Lino Nobili, PhD2; Pierre Philip, PhD3; Giuseppe Plazzi, PhD4; Claudio Campus, PhD5; Elisa Morrone, PhD6; Fabrizio De Carli, MSc7
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Deadline: 7/15/2017
Effect of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure on Stroke Rehabilitation: A Pilot Randomized Sham-Controlled Trial
Sandeep P. Khot, MD1; Arielle P. Davis, MD1; Deborah A. Crane, MD2; Patricia M. Tanzi, RN1; Denise Li Lue, MD2; Edward S. Claflin, MD4; Kyra J. Becker, MD1; W.T. Longstreth, MD1; Nathaniel F. Watson, MD1; Martha E. Billings, MD3
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Deadline: 7/15/2017
Mandibular Advancement Device as a Comparable Treatment to Nasal Continuous Positive Airway Pressure for Positional Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Yoshikazu Takaesu, PhD1; Satoru Tsuiki, PhD2,4,5; Mina Kobayashi, PhD2,4; Yoko Komada, PhD2,3,4; Hideaki Nakayama, PhD6; Yuichi Inoue, PhD2,3,4
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Deadline: 8/15/2017
Management of Snoring and Sleep Apnea in Australian Primary Care: The BEACH Study (2000–2014)
Nathan E. Cross, BSc (Hons)1; Christopher M. Harrison, PhD3; Brendon J. Yee, MBChB, PhD1,4; Ronald R. Grunstein, MD, PhD1,4; Keith K.H. Wong, MBBS, PhD1,4; Helena C. Britt, PhD3; Nathaniel S. Marshall, PhD1,2
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Deadline: 8/15/2017
Choosing an Oronasal Mask to Deliver Continuous Positive Airway Pressure May Cause More Upper Airway Obstruction or Lead to Higher Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Requirements than a Nasal Mask in Some Patients: A Case Series
Justin R. Ng, MBBS; Vinod Aiyappan, MD; Jeremy Mercer, PhD; Peter G. Catcheside, PhD; Ching Li Chai-Coetzer, MBBS, PhD; R. Doug McEvoy, MD, PhD; Nick Antic, MBBS, PhD
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Deadline: 9/15/2017
Sleep Fragmentation Does Not Explain Misperception of Latency or Total Sleep Time
Austin Saline, BA1; Balaji Goparaju, MS1; Matt T. Bianchi, MD, PhD1,2
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Deadline: 9/15/2017
Obstructive Sleep Apnea Increases the Perioperative Risk of Cardiac Valve Replacement Surgery: A Prospective Single-Center Study
Ning Ding, PhD1; Bu-Qing Ni, PhD2; Hong Wang, PhD1; Wen-Xiao Ding, PhD1; Rong Xue, MD1; Wei Lin, MD3; Zhang Kai, MD4; Shi-Jiang Zhang, PhD2; Xi-Long Zhang, PhD1
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Deadline: 10/15/2017
Minimizing Interrater Variability in Staging Sleep by Use of Computer-Derived Features
Magdy Younes, MD1,2,3; Patrick J. Hanly, MD2
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Deadline: 10/15/2017
Consensus Statement of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine on the Recommended Amount of Sleep for Healthy Children: Methodology and Discussion
Shalini Paruthi, MD, Moderator1; Lee J. Brooks, MD2,3; Carolyn D'Ambrosio, MD4; Wendy A. Hall, PhD, RN5; Suresh Kotagal, MD6; Robin M. Lloyd, MD6; Beth A. Malow, MD, MS7; Kiran Maski, MD8; Cynthia Nichols, PhD9; Stuart F. Quan, MD10; Carol L. Rosen, MD11; Matthew M. Troester, DO12; Merrill S. Wise, MD13
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Deadline: 11/15/2017
Does Subjective Sleep Affect Bone Mineral Density in Older People with Minimal Health Disorders? The PROOF Cohort
Magali Saint Martin, PhD1,3; Pierre Labeix, MSc1; Martin Garet, PhD1; Thomas Thierry, MD2; Jean-Claude Barthélémy, MD, PhD1; Philippe Collet, MD2; Frédéric Roche, MD, PhD1; Emilia Sforza, MD, PhD1
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Deadline: 11/15/2017
Obstructive Sleep-Disordered Breathing Is More Common than Central in Mild Familial Dysautonomia
Max J. Hilz, MD1,2; Sebastian Moeller, MD1; Susanne Buechner, MD3; Hanna Czarkowska, MD4; Indu Ayappa, PhD5; Felicia B. Axelrod, MD6; David M. Rapoport, MD5
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Deadline: 12/15/2017
High School Start Times and the Impact on High School Students: What We Know, and What We Hope to Learn
Timothy I. Morgenthaler, MD, FAASM1; Sarah Hashmi, MSc, MPH, MBBS2; Janet B. Croft, PhD3; Leslie Dort, MSc, DDS4; Jonathan L. Heald, MA2; Janet Mullington, PhD5
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Deadline: 12/15/2017
Unanticipated Nocturnal Oxygen Requirement during Positive Pressure Therapy for Sleep Apnea and Medical Comorbidities
Safal Shetty, MD1,2; Aaron Fernandes, MD1,2; Sarah Patel, MD1,2; Daniel Combs, MD3; Michael A. Grandner, PhD, MTR, CBSM4; Sairam Parthasarathy, MD1,2,5
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Deadline: 1/15/2018
Treatment of OSA with CPAP Is Associated with Improvement in PTSD Symptoms among Veterans
Jeremy E. Orr, MD1; Carolina Smales, BS2; Thomas H. Alexander, MD, MHSc2,3; Carl Stepnowsky, PhD2; Giora Pillar, MD4; Atul Malhotra, MD1; Kathleen F. Sarmiento, MD1,2
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Deadline: 1/15/2018
Clinical Practice Guideline for the Pharmacologic Treatment of Chronic Insomnia in Adults: An American Academy of Sleep Medicine Clinical Practice Guideline
Michael J. Sateia, MD1; Daniel J. Buysse, MD2; Andrew D. Krystal, MD, MS3; David N. Neubauer, MD4; Jonathan L. Heald, MA5
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Deadline: 2/15/2018
Melatonin Natural Health Products and Supplements: Presence of Serotonin and Significant Variability of Melatonin Content
Lauren A.E. Erland, MSc; Praveen K. Saxena, PhD
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Deadline: 2/15/2018
Payer Perspective of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine Clinical Practice Guideline for the Pharmacologic Treatment of Chronic Insomnia
Michael J. Sateia, MD1; William C. Sherrill, MD2; Carolyn Winter-Rosenberg3; Jonathan L. Heald, MA3
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Deadline: 2/15/2018
Clinical Practice Guideline for Diagnostic Testing for Adult Obstructive Sleep Apnea: An American Academy of Sleep Medicine Clinical Practice Guideline
Vishesh K. Kapur, MD, MPH1; Dennis H. Auckley, MD2; Susmita Chowdhuri, MD3; David C. Kuhlmann, MD4; Reena Mehra, MD, MS5; Kannan Ramar, MBBS, MD6; Christopher G. Harrod, MS7
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Deadline: 3/15/2018
Impact of Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Its Treatments on Partners: A Literature Review
Faith S. Luyster, PhD
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Deadline: 3/15/2018