Online Education | Adult/Geriatric Drug Therapy 2014 - Insomnia: The Use and Misuse of Medications in Older Adults
This presentation focuses on insomnia in older adults.
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.
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
- 1.10 Contact hours
- 1.10 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level