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Narcolepsy

Narcolepsy

Narcolepsy

Medical Education Systems, Inc.
Medical Education Systems, Inc.
on behalf of Medical Education Systems Inc

$36.00 $ 36.00 $ 36.00

$36.00 $ 36.00 $ 36.00

$ 36.00 $ 36.00 $ 36.00
$ 36.00 $ 36.00 $ 36.00
Normal Price: $36.00 $36.00

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Launch date: 30 Jun 2016
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Last updated: 11 Jan 2018

Reference: 163416

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NARCOLEPSY IS CHARACTERIZED BY UNCONTROLLABLE SLEEPINESS (ALSO CALLED EXCESSIVE DAYTIME SLEEPINESS) AND INTERMITTENT MANIFESTATIONS OF REM SLEEP AT TIMES WHEN A PERSON WOULD NORMALLY BE AWAKE . Beside sleepiness, the REM manifestations may include cataplexy, sleep paralysis, and hypnagogic hallucinations. Narcolepsy is not a common disease.

Objectives

On completion of this unit the clinician will understand:
* Define what is meant by the term “narcolepsy”
* Identify the ways in which narcolepsy is diagnosed
* Identify the etiology of narcolepsy
* List the various ways in which narcolepsy can be treated
* List the medications most frequently used in association with narcolepsy
* Identify occupational and social accommodations for the disabilities due to or associated with narcolepsy.
* List the various techniques recommended for helping patients “live with” narcolepsy
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Medical Education Systems, Inc.
on behalf of Medical Education Systems Inc

Medical Education Systems, Inc. provides home study courses and contact hours (CEU's) for EMTs, Nurses, Respiratory Therapists, Sleep Therapists, and other healthcare professionals. We understand that every profession has different requirements for contact hours as set forth by your professional society and your state board requirements.

Current Accreditations

This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN)
  • 6.00 Hours
  • Florida Board of Nursing
  • 6.00 Hours -
    Exam Pass Rate: 70
  • District of Columbia Board of Nursing (DCBON)
  • 6.00 Hours

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