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The White Noise Podcast - Restless Leg Syndrome

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Educational Materials
Release Date: Wed, 1/1/20
Termination Date: Thu, 12/31/20
Credits: 1
Description: The White Noise Podcast is a sleep medicine focused podcast which uses expert interviews to provide practitioners with up-to-date and practice changing clinical information. This months episode will focus on the diagnosis and management of restless leg syndrome.
Educational Objectives: At the end of this activity, participant should be able to:
  1. Diagnose restless leg syndrome
  2. Correctly use medication to manage restless leg syndrome
  3. Describe the pathophysiology of restless leg syndrome
  4. Explain how Iron deficiency may cause restless leg syndrome
Target Audience: This activity is appropriate for House Officers, Medical Students, Nurse Practitioners, Other Healthcare Professionals, Physician Assistants, Physicians, Technicians in the fields of Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Primary Care, Psychiatry, Sleep Medicine.
Accreditation Information:

Accreditation and Credit Designation

The University of Michigan Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Michigan Medical School designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Release Date: 06/01/19

Termination Date: 05/31/22

Additional Info: Presenter:
Andrew Berkowski, MD

Educational Planner
Mohan Dutt, M.D.

Educational Co-Planner
Johnathan Barkham, M.D.
Alok Sachdeva, M.D.

*Financial Disclosures:
There are no relevant financial relationships with ACCME-defined commercial interests to disclose for this activity.

1. Aurora RN; Kristo DA; Bista SR; Rowley JA; Zak RS; Casey KR; Lamm CI; Tracy SL; Rosenberg RS. Update to the AASM clinical practice guideline: "the treatment of restless legs syndrome and periodic limb movement disorder in adults-an update for 2012: practice parameters with an evidence-based systematic review and meta-analyses." SLEEP 2012;35(8):1037.

2. International classification of sleep disorders-third edition

Credits available:

AMA PRA Category 1: 1.00
Participation: 1.00