Two New Patient Cases Added to neuroscienceCME Medical Simulation Series on Assessment and Management of Excessive Sleepiness

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New interactive online case studies on topics of daytime sleepiness and delayed sleep phase syndrome available now; CE credit for series extended to 2.5 hours

CME Outfitters, LLC, an independent accredited provider of multidisciplinary medical education programming and related healthcare communications services, is pleased to announce the immediate availability of two new neuroscienceCME Medical Simulations.

The two new interactive online case studies, on daytime sleepiness and delayed sleep phase syndrome, have been added to the previously available series of three neuroscienceCME Medical Simulations on assessment and management of excessive sleepiness. Each of the five parts is a stand alone CE activity offering 0.5 credit hours, for a total of 2.5 hours of CE credit for the entire series.
Part 1: Assessing and Managing the Symptom of Excessive Sleepiness in a Patient with Subtle Symptoms
Part 2: Assessing and Managing the Symptom of Excessive Sleepiness in a Patient with an Abnormal Sleep-Wake Cycle
Part 3: Assessing and Managing the Symptom of Excessive Sleepiness in a Stable Patient with Schizophrenia
Just added:
Part 4: A Teenager with Sleepiness and Slurred Speech
Part 5: Student Missing Classes: Habit, Medical Issue, or Sleep Disorder?

There is no fee to participate or receive CE credit for this series; however, registration is required. For more information, or to participate in this series, please visit any of the following links:
Part 1: http://www.neuroscienceCME.com/PR332
Part 2: http://www.neuroscienceCME.com/PR343
Part 3: http://www.neuroscienceCME.com/PR345
Just added:
Part 4: http://www.neuroscienceCME.com/PR346
Part 5: http://www.neuroscienceCME.com/PR347

Faculty:
Mary B. O'Malley, MD, PhD (Parts 1-3)
Program Director, Sleep Fellowship
Norwalk Hospital Sleep Disorders Center
Norwalk, CT

Meeta Singh, MD (Parts 4-5)
Senior Staff
Henry Ford Sleep Disorders Center
Detroit, MI

Target Audience:
Physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals with an interest in sleep disorders.

Commercial Support:
CME Outfitters, LLC, gratefully acknowledges an independent educational grant from Cephalon, Inc., in support of this CE series.

Credit Information:
This series offers CE credit for:

  • Physicians (ACCME/AMA PRA Category 1)
  • Nurses (CNE)
  • Pharmacists (ACPE)

All other clinicians will either receive a CME Attendance Certificate or may choose any of the types of CE credit being offered.

Post-tests, credit request forms, and activity evaluations can be completed online at http://www.neuroscienceCME.com (click on the Testing/Certification link under the Activities tab - requires free account activation), and participants can print their certificate or statement of credit immediately.

About CME Outfitters:
CME Outfitters, LLC, develops and distributes live, recorded, print, and web-based educational activities to thousands of clinicians each year and offers expert accreditation services for non-accredited organizations. For a complete catalog of certified activities, please visit http://www.cmeoutfitters.com, http://www.neuroscienceCME.com, or call 877.CME.PROS (877.263.7767).

About neuroscienceCME:
neuroscienceCME.com is the award-winning web portal serving clinicians, educators, and researchers in the neurosciences. Launched in October 2006, neuroscienceCME.com was custom designed to fill an identified gap in online resources for professionals around the world who are practicing in areas related to psychiatry, sleep disorders, addiction and substance abuse, ADHD, and other areas related to brain function. The site's primary mission is to be the professional's central forum for accessing, debating, synthesizing, and implementing the latest findings and best practices in the neurosciences.

About neuroscienceCME Medical Simulations:
neuroscienceCME Medical Simulations are dynamic, interactive, patient management scenarios that walk the learner through differential diagnosis, treatment, and management strategies in a variety of clinical areas. These simulations combine video presentations, the latest evidence, and real-world challenges and questions to create a learning environment focused on improving patient care. Each question represents a decision point in the case where the learner, as the clinician, must choose how to proceed based on the available information. Just as in clinical practice, there are often several choices that may lead to an optimal outcome for each patient. When the answer or answers the learner chooses are correct, the rationale and evidence for each one will be displayed. If the learner chooses incorrectly, he or she will be offered a second opportunity to choose the correct answer, and again, the rationale and evidence for each choice will be displayed.

To view all recent neuroscienceCME press releases, visit http://www.neuroscienceCME.com and click on the News Room link under the About tab.

Clinical Compass™, a bi-weekly e-newsletter published by CME Outfitters, is a convenient way to stay informed of all neuroscienceCME news and information. To subscribe, visit http://www.neuroscienceCME.com and click on the Subscribe to Clinical Compass™ link under the About tab.

Contact:
Jessica Primanzon
CME Outfitters, LLC
240.243.1308 direct
240.243.1033 fax

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