Obstructive Sleep Apnea

December 13th, 2019 - December 13th, 2022
1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Hours
1.00 MOC Points


Today on MedNet21, we're going to discuss Obstructive Sleep Apnea.

Learners  should understand how to assess and diagnose patients with sleep apnea in a
primary care setting. Understanding who is at high risk based on symptoms,
physical exam findings, and associated conditions should guide choice of sleep
testing.This presentation will focus on what to address at follow up visits, factors
affecting positive airway pressure (PAP) adherence, and troubleshooting PAP.

Pre-Test taking for this webcast is no longer available.
The webcast is no longer available.
Post-Test taking for this webcast is no longer available.

Dates and Times

End Date: 12/13/2022


As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: APPROPRIATELY screen patients in a primary care setting; DIAGNOSE sleep apnea with appropriate testing; UNDERSTAND the important factors that should be addressed at each obstructive sleep apnea follow up visit; and RECOGNIZE and troubleshoot common factors that affect PAP adherence, residual daytime sleepiness and nasal congestion.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Sleep apnea risk factors
  • Pre-operative screening for obstructive sleep apnea
  • Mask options
  • Dental devices and surgery for obstructive sleep apnea
  • Management of central sleep apnea
  • Auto-CPAP machines
  • The economics of CPAP equipment
  • Treatment of snoring

Webcasts Files

File Link

Obstructive Sleep Apnea - 2


Obstructive Sleep Apnea - 4


Obstructive Sleep Apnea - 2 - color


Disclosure Information for Planning Committee Members and Speakers



  • Dr. Steven Holfinger, MD
    • Obstructive Sleep Apnea
  • Dr. Madelyn Rosenthal, MD
    • Obstructive Sleep Apnea


The Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) at The Ohio State University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians

The Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) at The Ohio State University designates this webcasts for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) . Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Maintenance of Certification

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.00 MOC points 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.