Principles & Practices of Sleep Medicine 6th Edition: Online CME Activity(Section 4)

This online medical educational activity is based on the 6th edition of Principles and Practice of Sleep Medicine edited by Kryger, Roth and Dement and published by Elsevier, Inc. on March 1, 2016. The textbook is divided into 21 sections that comprise a total of 171 chapters. Sleep specialists and sleep researchers from throughout the world have contributed to this edition.


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  • iPad
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  • Android

You may purchase the entire activity or any of 7 different modules. Modules are organized groupings made up of related sections. To determine what part of the overall activity to enroll in, view the module descriptions below to see the sections and topics that are covered within it. The number of credits available for the module will be shown. The pass rate to receive credit is seventy percent (70%).

Target audience

Clinicians wishing to assess their knowledge and improve their management of patients with sleep disorders who are in the following fields: sleep medicine, internal medicine, neurology, otolaryngology, pediatrics, primary care, psychiatry, psychology, pulmonology, and cardiology.

Statement of Accreditation

Atlanta Progressive CME is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians

Designation of Credit

Atlanta Progressive CME designates this enduring material for a maximum of 171 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABIM MOC Statement 

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 171 MOC points [and patient safety MOC credit] in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit​

Continuing Education Credit for Other Groups

(For Registered Sleep Technologists, Respiratory Therapists and Allied Health Professionals)
Atlanta Progressive CME will issue non-physician health professionals a certificate of participation that references AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ to help them document their participation in certified educational activities.

Learning objectives      

  • Describe the clinical features of the other fields that are part of sleep medicine, which may include internal medicine, neurology, otolaryngology, pediatrics, primary care, psychiatry, psychology, pulmonology, and cardiology.
  • Choose appropriate diagnostic evaluation to confirm sleep disorder diagnoses.
  • Formulate scientifically-based treatment plans and strategies for managing patients with sleep and circadian disorders.

 Disclosure Policy

It is the policy of Atlanta Progressive CME to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all its educational activities.  In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education’s (ACCME’s) Standards for Commercial Support, all planners, teachers, authors,  content providers and content reviewers involved in the development of CME content are required to disclose to the accredited provider their relevant financial relationships.  An individual has a relevant financial relationship if he or she (or spouse/partner) has a financial relationship in any amount occurring in the last 12 months with a commercial interest whose products or services are discussed in the CME activity content over which the individual has control.  A commercial interest, as defined by the ACCME, is any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing healthcare goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. The ACCME does not consider providers of clinical service directly to patients to be commercial interests.

All questions and answers have been subject to peer review to ensure independence of medical content. The content reviewers, Heidi Riney, MD, Diplomate, ABPN – Sleep Medicine and Parina Aggarwal, MD. Diplomate ABIM – Sleep Medicine have no relevant financial relationships to disclose. 

Disclosures of Planners and Contributors
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Commercial Support

There is no commercial support for Principles and Practice of Sleep Medicine Online CME.
Maintenance of Certification
This activity will be submitted for MOC.

Course Curriculum

  • Chapters 80-106(27 CME Credits)
    30 minutes

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