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Video Presentations


What's in a Mask? How Mask Interface Affects Efficiency of OSA Treatment

Susheel P. Patil, MD, PHD, Incoming System Director & Section Chief for Sleep Medicine, University Hospitals

Dr. Patil discusses the differences in mask interfaces with respect to OSA outcomes and efficiency of treament..

  • Understand why oronasal masks were developed for the treatment of sleep apnea.
  • Describe potential issues in sleep apnea outcomes when using oronasal vs. nasal interfaces.
  • Discuss real world case example of the implications of interface use.

Hot Topics in the Management of COPD & OSA

Jennifer Riggs, PHD, RRT, Lead Professor of Respiratory Care, Muskegon Community College

Jennifer Riggs discusses the newest GOLD updates on patient care the different treatment options for COPD patients in the home and safety for the patient in the home.

  • Understand the updated GOLD standards for COPD patients.
  • Describe a treatment plan for a patient with stable COPD and for a patient with an acute exacerbation of COPD.
  • Describe effects of COPD on OSA patients.

Mechanisms for Treatment of OSA

Kingman P. Strohl, MD, Professor of Medicine, Physiology & Biophysics, and Oncology, Case Western Reserve University; Director, Center for Sleep Disorders Research, Louis Stokes VA Medical Center

Dr. Strohl reviews the recent understanding of the pathways recurrent apneas during sleep and briefly talk about which mechanisms are engaged by the current and proposed therapy.

  • Explain the four pathways for how apneas occur repetitively during sleep.
  • Describe Critical Closing Pressure and its application to understanding OSA.
  • Identify pathways for current therapy, starting with CPAP.

Modernization of Home Sleep Testing

Asim Roy, MD, Medical Director and Research Assistant at the Ohio Sleep Medicine Institute, & Assistant Clinical Professor of Sleep Medicine at the Northeast Ohio Medical University

Dr. Roy provides an overview of new technologies in home sleep testing.

  • Learn about different types of HSTs.
  • Learn about the advantages and disadvantages of each HSTs.
  • Understand the role of wearables in the sleep clinic.

Treating Your TECSA Patient

Steve Hartz, RRT, Regional Clinical Specialist, ResMed Corp.

Steve Hartz helps clinicians in the sleep lab or DME understand CSA and its treatments.

  • List key characteristics of a Treatment Emergent Central Sleep Apnea patient.
  • Describe the pathway for treating and managing TECSA patients.
  • Evaluate patient outcomes.

Expanding the Sleep Tech Role with CCSH

Amber Allen, BA, AAS, RPSGT, RST, CCSH, Director of the Polysomnographic Technology Program at Collin College and President-Elect of the BRPT

Amber Allen outlines current practices in sleep technology and how the Certification in Clinical Sleep Health (CCSH) role can expand clinical practice in sleep medicine through collaboration with other areas of medicine to reach a broader patient population. It will also cover how to obtain the CCSH credential and the various CCSH roles.

  • Discuss how to expand the sleep technologist's role through application of the CCSH role in clinical practice.
  • Examine the knowledge base needed to be effective in a clinical sleep health role. 
  • Discuss how the clinical sleep health role can be used to expand sleep medicine's reach.

Does Using Pulmonary Rehab Reduce COPD Readmissions?

Nicholas Prush, PHD, MHA, RRT, RRT-ACCS, Respiratory Therapy Program Director & Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Michigan

Dr. Prush discusses the use of pulmonary rehabilitation and the impact on 30-day COPD patient readmissions.

  • Describe benefits for pulmonary rehabilitation for COPD patients.
  • Examine whether or not pulmonary rehabilitation impacts COPD readmissions.
  • Formulate a plan on how to decrease 30-day COPD readmissions.

Treatment of Severe COPD/Emphysema with Endobroncial Valves - Beyond Medical Management

Roger Johnson, MD, FCCP, Medical Director, Ascension Medical Group Lung Care; Professor, Indiana University School of Medicine

Dr. Johnson covers what is emphysema and why it is a problem. Also, it will discuss the Zephyr Valve and why it is beneficial.

  • Learn what are the problems of severe emphysema and hyperinflation.
  • Discover a new option: the Zephyr Valve.
  • Understand which patients are eligible for this option.

How to Improve Diabetes Treatment Outcomes with Continuous Glucose Monitors

Caitlin Omoregie, MPAS, PA-C, Endocrinology Physicians Assistant, University Hospitals

Caitlin Omoregie reviews how CGMs work, which patients are indicated for their use, and how to use preliminary data to inform treatment plan decisions.

  • Understand the mechanism of CGM devices.
  • Identify patients whom qualify for CGM use per professional association guidelines.
  • Interpret surface level CGM data to improve diabetes treatment outcomes.

An Evidence Based Approach to Selecting Enteral Formulas

Lisa Logan, RD, CNSC, Enteral Clinical Program Manager, McKesson Medical Surgical Extended Care Division

Lisa Logan explores the essential steps and evidence based guidelines for selecting the appropriate enteral formula.

  • Understand the criteria used to determine and design an enteral formulary.
  • Provide updated evidence-based guidelines for selecting the appropriate enteral product.
  • To increase awareness of the various enteral product categories and enteral formula considerations required to optimize patient care and outcomes.

These lectures were presented live during the 2023 Jean S. Marx Memorial Education Forum virtual event on Thursday, November 16th, 2023. CEU credit cannot be obtained from watching these videos.