Shift Work Disorder

Des Moines, IA US
January 17, 2012

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. Define Shift Work.
  2. Define and discuss pathophysiology of shift-work disorder (SWD).
  3. Recognize the common symptoms of SWD.
  4. Discuss common adverse sequelae of SWD.
  5. Discuss therapeutic modalities for SWD.


Melisa Coaker, 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: 
    01/17/2012 - 7:00am CST
    Event ends: 
    01/17/2012 - 8:00am CST
    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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