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White Noise Podcast - Pediatric Obstructive Sleep Apnea

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Step Status
Educational Materials
Release Date: Sat, 1/1/22
Termination Date: Tue, 2/28/23
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 pediatric obstructive sleep apnea.

Educational Planner
Alok Sachdeva, M.D.
Johnathan Barkham, M.D.
Mohan Dutt, M.D.
Fauziya Hassan, MD
Activity Coordinators
Mohan Dutt, M.D.
April Gallant

There are no relevant financial relationships to disclose for this activity.

Educational Objectives: At the end of this activity, participant should be able to:
  1. Identify children at risk for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).
  2. Effectively refer children at risk for OSA to a pediatric sleep specialist.
  3. Counsel patients/parents about diagnostic testing for OSA.
  4. Counsel patients/parents about treatment options for OSA in children.
Target Audience: This activity is appropriate for House Officers, Medical Students, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Other Healthcare Professionals, Physician Assistants, Physicians, Technicians in the fields of General Medicine, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Psychology, Pulmonology, Sleep Medicine.
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 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Original Release Date: February 2020
Termination Date: February 2023

Additional Info:
  1. Lumeng JC, Chervin RD. Epidemiology of pediatric obstructive sleep apnea. Proceedings of the American Thoracic Society. 2008 Feb 15;5(2):242-52.
  2. Kirk V, Baughn J, D'Andrea L, Friedman N, Galion A, Garetz S, Hassan F, Wrede J, Harrod CG, Malhotra RK. American Academy of Sleep Medicine position paper for the use of a home sleep apnea test for the diagnosis of OSA in children. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine. 2017 Oct 15;13(10):1199-203.
  3. Bhattacharjee R, Kheirandish-Gozal L, Spruyt K, Mitchell RB, Promchiarak J, Simakajornboon N, Kaditis AG, Splaingard D, Splaingard M, Brooks LJ, Marcus CL. Adenotonsillectomy outcomes in treatment of obstructive sleep apnea in children: a multicenter retrospective study. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine. 2010 Sep 1;182(5):676-83.

Credits available:

AMA PRA Category 1: 1.00
Participation: 1.00