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Diagnosis and Treatment of Obesity-Hypoventilation Syndrome
Obesity hypoventilation syndrome (OHS) is a respiratory disorder resulting in multisystem dysfunction. This program will review the epidemiology, pathophysiology, and mortality of this disorder. Current treatment recommendations as put forth by the American Thoracic Society Assembly on Sleep and Respiratory Neurobiology will be presented, including a comprehensible treatment algorithm.
Pulmonologists; Critical Care Specialists; Internal Medicine and Primary Care Physicians; Physician Assistants; Advanced Practice Nurses; and Nurse Practitioners.
After the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:
Robert O. Satriale, MD, FAASM
Educational Activity Agenda
Educational Presentation (31 minutes)
Release and Expiration Dates
Release Date: November 16, 2022
It is the policy of the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, The Albert J. Finestone, M.D., Office for Continuing Medical Education that anyone in a position to control the content of a certified educational activity must disclose any financial relationships with ineligible companies within the prior 24 months. The Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) defines ineligible companies as “those whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.” Speakers must also disclose discussions of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentations. The Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University has policies in place that will identify and mitigate all conflicts of interest prior to the educational activity. Detailed disclosure will be communicated to learners prior to the activity.
The faculty disclosed the following financial relationships with ineligible companies related to the content of this educational activity.
Robert O. Satriale, MD, FAASM
None of the faculty for this educational activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose with ineligible companies.
Course Directors, Planners, Reviewers, and Managers/CME Staff Disclosures
The course directors, planners, reviewers, and managers/CME staff disclosed the following financial relationships with ineligible companies related to the content of this educational activity:
Robert O. Satriale. MD, FAASM (Planner and Faculty)
Maria Elena Vega-Sanchez, MD (Reviewer)
Michael Henderson (Manager)
*None of the course directors, planners, reviewers, and managers/CME staff for this educational activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose with ineligible companies.
Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide Continuing Medical Education for physicians.
Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
How to Obtain CME Credit
Attendees are expected to view all presentations before attempting to take the test and/or complete the activity evaluation. Successful completion will lead to the issuance of a certificate for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. To receive credit, the course must be completed between November 16, 2022 - November 16, 2024.
Participation in this activity should be completed in approximately 0.75 hour(s). Please follow these steps in order to receive CME/CE credit for viewing the webcast:
After successfully completing the online test and/or evaluation, your application will be immediately processed, and you will be given the opportunity to download a personalized CME/CE certificate for participation in this activity.
Should you have any CME questions regarding this activity, please contact:
The Albert J. Finestone, MD Office for Continuing Medical Education
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