Managing Sleep Health in Primary Care

Managing Sleep Health in Primary Care


CME Information


The exact reason why we need sleep is not known, but it is certainly necessary for optimal health. Sleep can degrade into different sleep disorders where there is aberration in sleep duration, timing, and quality.  These conditions can have serious consequences in health and wellbeing, as well as decreasing life expectancy. This presentation explores the many aspects of good sleep, sleep disorders, diagnosis, and proper management.




After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:

  • Communicate risk factors associated with not getting enough sleep
  • Explain the sleep/wake cycle and circadium rhythms
  • Identify common sleep disorders in primary care
  • Use appropriate diagnostic tools to assess patients’ sleep health
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This internet, enduring activity will be available for one year, beginning February 10, 2020 through February 10, 2021.

This activity was reviewed and re-released on February 11, 2021 and will be available for credit until August 11, 2021.

Accreditation – AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Primary Care Network is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Primary Care Network designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for Category 1 credit from AOACCME, Prescribed credit from AAFP, and AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 1 hour of Category 1 credit for completing this program.

The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program (AANPCP) and American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

All other healthcare professionals will be issued a certificate of participation.

American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC)

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.0 Medical Knowledge MOC point in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

To receive CME credit and/or MOC points, you MUST complete the activity and the evaluation form. For ABIM MOC points, your information will be shared with the ABIM through PCN’s ACCME Program and Activity Reporting System (PARS). Please allow 6-8 weeks for your MOC points to appear on your ABIM records.




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This activity has expired and is no longer available for CME; however, we hope you still enjoy the education.

Published February 10, 2020