SBSM 2016

2016: CBT-I and Challenges Associated with Sleep Medication Use


Description

Speaker: Michael Schmitz, PsyD, CBSM

The presentation provides a review of the challenges associated with the use of both pharmacologic and behavioral interventions. The discussion will focus on common challenges and strategies associated with the tapering of sleep aids, and identify special situations for use of sleep medications in patients with medical conditions occurring simultaneously and impacting the tapering plan. Specific questions that need to be considered to develop a tapering plan will be addressed.

Learning Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, the attendee will be able to:
1. Recognize the challenges resulting from combined pharmacological and cognitive behavioral treatments for insomnia
2. Outline common challenges and strategies associated with sleep medication tapering
3. Identify special considerations for sleep medication use in patients with co-occurring medical conditions

Content
  • Video: CBT-I and Challenges Associated with Sleep Medication Use
  • Post Test: CBT-I and Challenges Associated with Sleep Medication Use
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed