Online Education | Adult/Geriatric Drug Therapy 2014 - Insomnia: The Use and Misuse of Medications in Older Adults

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Insomnia

This presentation focuses on insomnia in older adults.

Target Audience

For nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurses, pharmacists and other healthcare professionals in all settings.

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

After taking this course, you will be better able to:

  • Define and identify common causes of insomnia.
  • Identify appropriate and inappropriate situations in which hypnotics can be used.
  • Recognize major classes of hypnotics and their characteristics.

Additional Information

Format: 
Audio and Video
Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 1.10 Contact hours
  • 1.10 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level
Available: 
08/11/2014
Expires: 
08/11/2018
Cost:
$30.00

Vishesh Kapur, MD, MPH
Director of Sleep Medicine, Division of Pulmonary Medicine, UW Medicine/Harborview Medical Center; Professor, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle

Available Credit

  • 1.10 Contact hours
  • 1.10 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level

Price

Cost:
$30.00
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Required Hardware/software

FlashPlayer and Adobe Acrobat Reader.

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