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 Management Options for Insomnia

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Type: Internet
Date(s): 07/12/15
Times: 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM CT
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM MT
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM PT
Facility: RxSchool E-Classroom
Contact(s): RxSchool
Fee: $33.00

Course Category: This activity has been designated as Knowledge-Based

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ACPE Live Credit
 Live CE Information

Target Audience
Pharmacy Technicians

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Course Overview:

This two hour CE presentation will discuss the risk factors, presentation and treatment of primary insomnia. Active learning exercises will be utilized to enhance the understanding of the material presented. At the completion of this presentation the audience members should be able to identify risk factors for insomnia, describe the presentation of insomnia, and discuss the available non-pharmacological and pharmacological treatment options (doses, adverse effects, and monitoring parameters).

Learning Objectives:
At the conclusion of this continuing education lesson, the pharmacist will be able to:

  • Identify the different types of insomnia. 
  • Recognize underlying risk factors and medical illnesses associated with sleep disorders. 
  • Explain the sleep cycle and the change that occurs with aging. 
  • Evaluate the benefits and risks of pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatments. 
  • Create a treatment algorithm involving pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatments. 
At the conclusion of this continuing education lesson, the pharmacy technician will be able to:
  • State one risk factor for insomnia. 
  • Name one non-pharmacological treatment for insomnia. 
  • Name on pharmacological treatment for insomnia. 
  • Describe one adverse effect and one monitoring parameter for treatments used in insomnia. 

Andrew Muzyk, PharmD

Dr. Andrew J. Muzyk is an Assistant Professor at Campbell University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Buies Creek, NC and practices as a Clinical Pharmacist at Duke University Hospital in Durham, NC. Dr. Muzyk specializes in the practice of Internal Medicine and Psychiatry and is a member of the Internal Medicine/Psychiatry medicine team at Duke University Hospital and the Internal Medicine/Psychiatry medicine residency program at Duke University School of Medicine.

Dr. Muzyk graduated from the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences at Mercer University in Atlanta, GA. Prior to coming to CPHS, Dr. Muzyk completed a PGY-1 residency in Pharmacy Practice at DCH Regional Medical Center in Tuscaloosa, AL followed by a PGY-2 residency in Psychiatry at the University of North Carolina Hospital in Chapel Hill, NC. Dr. Muzyk held adjunct Clinical Professor appointments at the Harrison School of Pharmacy at Auburn University and Eshelman School of Pharmacy at UNC.
Faculty Disclosure:
RxSchool has a Full and Fair Disclosure Policy that requires course faculty to communicate any real or apparent commercial affiliations related to the content of their presentations/materials.  There is no commercial support being used for this course. Participants are advised that the accredited status of RxSchool does not imply endorsement by the provider or ACPE of any products/therapeutics mentioned in this course. The information in the course is for educational purposes only.  

Andrew Muzyk has no conflicts to disclose.

You must attend the entire webinar, participate in the interactive polling questions, and complete a post course evaluation in order to earn your CE credit.


 Courses Offered
 Management Options for Insomnia
Andrew Muzyk, PharmD

Course Accreditation Information:

  System Requirements for E-Classroom
This is a live presentation delivered over the internet. In order to see and hear the program properly, you must have the following:

  1. Broadband internet connection, such as T1, Cable, or high-speed DSL.
  2. Before enrolling in this program, please test your internet connection here. It is important that you take this test on the same computer and network you will be using the day of the live presentation.
  3. One of the following internet browsers: Internet Explorer 7.0 or higher; Mozilla Firefox 3.0 or higher; Safari 1.1 or higher; Google Chrome
  4. Computer speakers or headphones connected to your computer.
  5. Adobe Flash Player. Click here for a free download of the latest version.
  6. Adobe Connect supports Windows, Mac OS, and Linux operating systems, but does not support Chrome OS at this time.
  7. If you are using a tablet or Smartphone, please download the Adobe Connect Mobile App for the device you are using prior to logging into the Live CE:
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    • (More information about the Adobe Connect Mobile App can be found here.)

      The app supports the following devices and operating systems:
      • Devices (validated): iPad (2, 3), iPad mini, iPad with Retina display, iPhone (4S, 5, 5S), iPod touch (4th and 5th generations)
      • Supported OS versions: iOS 6 or higher

      • Devices (validated): Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1), Samsung Galaxy (S3, S4), Nexus 7, Motorola DROID RAZR MAXX, Motorola Atrix, Motorola Xoom
      • Supported OS versions: 2.3.4 and higher

The material presented here does not reflect the views of Pharmacy Choice, Inc., RxSchool, or the companies providing educational content. These materials may discuss uses and dosages for therapeutic products, processes, procedures and inferred diagnoses that have not been approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration. A qualified health care professional should be consulted before using any therapeutic product discussed. All readers and continuing education participants should verify all information and data before treating patients or employing any therapies described in this continuing education activity.

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