YSN Hosted a National Sleep Foundation Education Course on April 11, 2014

April 21, 2014

The National Sleep Foundation presented Managing Sleep Disorders in the Primary Care Setting at Yale University School of Nursing on April 11, 2014. 

YSN Professor Nancy Redeker, PhD, RN, FAHA, FAAN, presented a session titled “Managing Insomnia” alongside fellow presenters from Yale School of Medicine including Professor Meir Kryger, MD, Instructor Brian Koo, MD, Professor Vahid Mohsenin, MD, Associate Professor H. Klar Yaggi, MD, and Assistant Professor Christine Won, MD, MS. Yaggi presided as course chair.

The sleep education course, designed for the primary care physician audience, offered six sessions on various aspects of sleep disorders. It presented medically sound, practical instruction on the physiology of sleep and managing patients with insomnia, restless legs syndrome and periodic limb movements, sleep disordered breathing, and also included sleep testing, CPAP therapy, and co-morbidities with sleep disordered breathing.

Based in Washington, DC, the National Sleep Foundation is a charitable, educational and scientific not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving sleep health and safety through education, public awareness and advocacy. To find out more, visit http://sleepfoundation.org/.