RLS, PLMS and PLMD Clinical Evaluation and Management
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Rachel Salas, MD
Sleep related movements disorders are a frequent trouble spot for ABMS sleep medicine examination candidates. The lecture reviews all of the information you need to know about restless legs syndrome, periodic limb movements and periodic limb movement disorder. This includes differentiating the disorders, diagnosis and treatment, as well as managing common side effects of therapies for restless leg syndrome.
The Sleep Medicine Board Review Course provides a broad review of sleep medicine, presented by an expert faculty of basic researchers, academicians and clinicians at the forefront of the field. All topics covered mirror the ABMS sleep medicine examination content areas. The course includes a mixture of didactic modules on basic sleep mechanisms and evaluation of polysomnograms, case-based lectures on the entire range of sleep disorders in the International Classification of Sleep Disorders, Second Edition and question-based presentations.
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0 hr 52 min
Evaluate and diagnose patients who present with restless legs syndrome (Willis-Ekbom Disease);
Differentiate RLS (Willis-Ekbom Disease) from periodic limb movements and periodic leg movement disorder;
Recognize which evidence-based treatments are beneficial for restless legs syndrome; and
Identify and manage common side effects of therapies for RLS (Willis-Ekbom Disease).
Physicians seeking a review of sleep medicine and planning to take the 2013 ABMS examination in sleep medicine.
The AASM designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. The American Academy of Sleep Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
CME is available for three years from the date of release, 8/2/2013. No CME for this program will be provided after three years unless the program is reviewed by the AASM and found current and eligible for CME.
Note: If you attended this session in person you cannot claim CME for this online learning module.
Hardware/Software Requirements: An internet connection and speakers are required to participate in this presentation.Online learning modules can be accessed in the AASM Online Learning Center. The AASM does not offer refunds for online learning module purchases.
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