Respiratory Therapy: Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Other Sleep Disorders, 2nd Edition- RT
16.00
Online
Elective
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About the Course:
This intermediate level course is designed to provide current knowledge to respiratory therapists and other healthcare professionals regarding obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and other sleep disorders.

Learning Objectives:
After completing this course, the learner will be able to:
  • Discuss the purpose and stages of sleep.
  • Identify common sleep disorders.
  • Explain the symptoms of obstructive sleep apnea.
  • Describe the process of diagnosing obstructive sleep apnea.
  • Define the diagnostic criteria for obstructive sleep apnea.
  • Describe the treatments for obstructive sleep apnea.
About the Author: 
Jarrod Rowe, RPSGT, RST, is the technical director of the A-STEP Program for the Athens Sleep and Wellness Center, Athens, Georgia. Mr. Rowe is a registered polysomnographic technologist (RPSGT) and a registered sleep technologist (RST). He has worked in sleep medicine as a polysomnographic technologist since 2008. Mr. Rowe is the codirector of the Sleep Health Conference Series and was a presenter at the Georgia Association of Sleep Professionals conference in 2013. He has served on the board of directors for the Georgia Association of Sleep Professionals as a technical member and treasurer.
 
How to receive credit
  • Read the entire course online or in print which requires a 2-hour commitment of time.
  • Depending on your state requirements you will be asked to complete:
  • A mandatory test (a passing score of 75 percent is required). Test questions link content to learning objectives as a method to enhance individualized learning and material retention.
  • Provide required personal information and
  • payment information.
  • Complete the mandatory Course Evaluation.
  • Print your Certificate of Completion.
Disclosures
Resolution of Conflict of Interest
Colibri Healthcare, LLC implemented mechanisms prior to the planning and implementation of the continuing education activity, to identify and resolve conflicts of interest for all individuals in a position to control content of the course activity.
 
Sponsorship/Commercial Support and Non-Endorsement
It is the policy of Colibri Healthcare, LLC not to accept commercial support. Furthermore, commercial interests are prohibited from distributing or providing access to this activity to learners.
 
Disclaimer: The information provided in this activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition.

©2020: All Rights Reserved. Materials may not be reproduced without the expressed written permission or consent of Colibri Healthcare, LLC . The materials presented in this course are meant to provide the consumer with general information on the topics covered. The information provided was prepared by professionals with practical knowledge of the areas covered. It is not meant to provide medical, legal, or professional advice. Colibri Healthcare, LLC recommends that you consult a medical, legal, or professional services expert licensed in your state. Colibri Healthcare, LLC has made all reasonable efforts to ensure that all content provided in this course is accurate and up to date at the time of printing, but does not represent or warrant that it will apply to your situation nor circumstances and assumes no liability from reliance on these materials. Quotes are collected from customer feedback surveys. The models are intended to be representative and not actual customers.
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Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Other Sleep Disorders, 2nd Edition- RT

16.00
About the Course:
This intermediate level course is designed to provide current knowledge to respiratory therapists and other healthcare professionals regarding obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and other sleep disorders.

Learning Objectives:
After completing this course, the learner will be able to:
  • Discuss the purpose and stages of sleep.
  • Identify common sleep disorders.
  • Explain the symptoms of obstructive sleep apnea.
  • Describe the process of diagnosing obstructive sleep apnea.
  • Define the diagnostic criteria for obstructive sleep apnea.
  • Describe the treatments for obstructive sleep apnea.
About the Author: 
Jarrod Rowe, RPSGT, RST, is the technical director of the A-STEP Program for the Athens Sleep and Wellness Center, Athens, Georgia. Mr. Rowe is a registered polysomnographic technologist (RPSGT) and a registered sleep technologist (RST). He has worked in sleep medicine as a polysomnographic technologist since 2008. Mr. Rowe is the codirector of the Sleep Health Conference Series and was a presenter at the Georgia Association of Sleep Professionals conference in 2013. He has served on the board of directors for the Georgia Association of Sleep Professionals as a technical member and treasurer.
 
How to receive credit
  • Read the entire course online or in print which requires a 2-hour commitment of time.
  • Depending on your state requirements you will be asked to complete:
  • A mandatory test (a passing score of 75 percent is required). Test questions link content to learning objectives as a method to enhance individualized learning and material retention.
  • Provide required personal information and
  • payment information.
  • Complete the mandatory Course Evaluation.
  • Print your Certificate of Completion.
Disclosures
Resolution of Conflict of Interest
Colibri Healthcare, LLC implemented mechanisms prior to the planning and implementation of the continuing education activity, to identify and resolve conflicts of interest for all individuals in a position to control content of the course activity.
 
Sponsorship/Commercial Support and Non-Endorsement
It is the policy of Colibri Healthcare, LLC not to accept commercial support. Furthermore, commercial interests are prohibited from distributing or providing access to this activity to learners.
 
Disclaimer: The information provided in this activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition.

©2020: All Rights Reserved. Materials may not be reproduced without the expressed written permission or consent of Colibri Healthcare, LLC . The materials presented in this course are meant to provide the consumer with general information on the topics covered. The information provided was prepared by professionals with practical knowledge of the areas covered. It is not meant to provide medical, legal, or professional advice. Colibri Healthcare, LLC recommends that you consult a medical, legal, or professional services expert licensed in your state. Colibri Healthcare, LLC has made all reasonable efforts to ensure that all content provided in this course is accurate and up to date at the time of printing, but does not represent or warrant that it will apply to your situation nor circumstances and assumes no liability from reliance on these materials. Quotes are collected from customer feedback surveys. The models are intended to be representative and not actual customers.