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Sleep Disorders in Stroke Survivors

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Accreditation for this program has expired. This program is for informational purposes.

Program Overview
The faculty will discuss how stroke is strongly associated with a variety of sleep related disorders including insomnia, sleep apnea and central disorders of hypersomnolence.

Goals and Learning Objectives
The goal of Sleep Disorders in Stroke Survivors is to understand how sleep disorders can affect stroke survivors.
At the conclusion of the webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Interpret the strong association between stroke and sleep disorders.
  • Identify the sleep disorders commonly associated with stroke.
  • Evaluate successful treatment options. 

Target Audience
This nonaccredited webinar is designed for occupational therapists, physical therapists, speech language pathologists, rehabilitative specialists and assistants, stroke center coordinators, nurses, hospital administrators, and other healthcare professionals who provide care to stroke patients

Content Developed and Presented By
Mark Eric Dyken, MD, FAHA, FAASM, FANA
Professor of Neurology
Director University Iowa Sleep Disorders Center, Sleep Medicine and Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship Programs

KyoungBin Im, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Neurology and Psychiatry
Sleep Disorders Center
Carver College of Medicine
The University of Iowa

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Faculty Disclosures
The faculty reported the following financial relationships with commercial interests whose products or services may be mentioned in this CME activity:

Name of Faculty                                                   Reported Financial Relationship
Mark Eric Dyken, MD, FAHA, FAASM, FANA          No financial relationships to disclose
KyoungBin Im, MD, MS                                         No financial relationships to disclose
 

The content managers reported the following financial relationships with commercial interests whose products or services may be mentioned in this activity:

Denise Taylor, National Stroke Association              No financial relationships to disclose
MER content managers                                         No financial relationships to disclose

System requirements:
PC-based attendees—Required: Windows® 2000, XP Home, XP Pro, 2003 Server, Vista or newer.

Macintosh®-based attendees—Required: Mac OS X 10.4 (Tiger®) or newer.

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For questions regarding this activity, please contact National Stroke Association at professionaled@stroke.org .

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