Central Sleep Apnea

Des Moines, IA US
April 19, 2011

The purpose of the Pulmonary Critical Care Conference is to provide current information regarding challenges in caring for the hospitalized patient. The series is held monthly and presents a clinical topic or vignette from a pulmonary care case. 

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Target Audience

Physicians, nurses, and other interested health professionals involved in the care of the patient with pulmonary disease.

Learning Objectives

  1. Discuss the pathophysiology of Central Sleep Apnea.
  2. Review the clinical presentation of Central Sleep Apnea.
  3. Discuss patient treatment objectives for Central Sleep Apnea.
  4. Compare treatment options and modalities for Central Sleep Apnea.


Jason Wittmer, MD
Chest, Infectious Diseases and Critical Care Associates, P.C.


Speaker(s) will disclose to attendees the nature of any financial relationships they have with the commercial firms providing support as well as the commercial manufacturers of products and/or the providers of services discussed in their presentations. They will also disclose if any pharmaceuticals or medical procedures and devices discussed are investigational or unapproved for use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AOA Category 2­A
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
04/19/2011 - 7:00am CDT
Event ends: 
04/19/2011 - 8:00am CDT
Mercy Medical Center - Des Moines
1111 6th Ave
Des Moines, IA 50314
United States

Continuing Education Credit

DO: Des Moines University Continuing Medical Education and the AOA Council on Continuing Medical Education approve this program for a maximum of 1.0 hours of AOA Category 2-A CME credit(s).

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AOA Category 2­A


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