Managing Common Sleep Disturbances for Non-Sleep Specialists

Managing Common Sleep Disturbances for Non-Sleep Specialists

Part of LM2021 On Demand: Patient Centered. Value Based. Outcome Driven. Virtual Conference

Prices per Course NOTE: ACLM members receive an exclusive 20% discount.

Nonmember - $50
Member - $40

1 CME/CNE/CE Credit
0 CPE Credits
(Full Accreditation information listed below)


This session will introduce non-sleep specialists to sleep health and how it influences health and wellness. We will discuss factors that promote sleep disturbances and how best to manage the common sleep disturbances. Attendees with tools for not only identifying the common sleep disturbances, but evidence-based practices for managing them.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify common sleep disturbances and their impact on health and wellness
  • Describe the impact unexpected times such as COVID-19 can have on sleep directly and indirectly
  • Discuss the management of common sleep disturbances including assessment and long-term care


Brandy-RoaneBrandy Roane, PhD, DBSM Associate Professor -  Pharmacology & Neuroscience, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at University of North Texas Health Science Center; Associate Professor - Medical Education, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine at the University of North Texas Health Science Center

Dr. Brandy M. Roane is a clinical scientist by training with a specialization in sleep and circadian rhythms. Dr. Roane received her PhD in Clinical Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine from the University of North Texas following completion of her APA-accredited behavioral pediatrics psychology internship at the University of Nebraska Medical Center and Munroe-Meyer Institute. She completed her post-doctoral training, focused on sleep and circadian rhythms, at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Currently, Dr. Roane holds an appointment of Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Neuroscience in the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and Associate Professor of Medical Education in the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine at the University of North Texas Health Science Center. In addition to directing the Sleep Research Lab, she is actively involved in graduate biomedical sciences, ungraduated medical education, faculty development, and clinical services. Her major teaching roles include Transferrable Skills curriculum to all GSBS students both for the in-person and online courses and biomedical ethics. Within TCOM, my teaching includes facilitator in MEDE 7620 Clinical Integration and faculty for Sleep Disorders and Treatment in MEDE 7522 Fundamentals of Behavioral Science.

LM2021 OnDemand sessions are hosted online via the ACLM Learning Management System and each session consists of a title, description, learning objectives, speaker information, video recording, presentation slides in PDF format, an assessment and survey evaluation.

1 hour

Assessment and Measurement
A score of 80% or higher on the module quiz is required to pass the course.

This content can be viewed on a desktop, tablet or mobile device. Speakers or headphones are required.

Term of Approval
July 1, 2022 – July 1, 2025

Access to online material is granted through the term of approval which ends July 1, 2025.

Accreditation Statement

In support of patient care, Rush University Medical Center is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

This activity is being presented without bias and without commercial support.

Designation Statement:
Rush University Medical Center designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Rush University Medical Center designates this internet enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 nursing contact hours

Rush University Medical Center designates this activity for 1.0 CE credit in psychology.

This activity has been approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration for 1.0 CPEUs.

Rush University is an approved provider for physical therapy (216.000272), occupational therapy, respiratory therapy, social work (159.001203), nutrition, speech-audiology, and psychology by the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation.

Rush University designates this live/internet enduring material/enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.0 continuing education credits for physical therapists, occupational therapists, respiratory therapists, social workers, nutritionists, speech pathologists, audiologists, and/or psychologists.

The American Board of Lifestyle Medicine has approved 1.0 maintenance of certification credits for this learning activity.

The AAFP has reviewed LM2021 On Demand: Patient-Centered. Value Based. Outcome Drive. Virtual Conference and deemed it acceptable for AAFP credit. Term of Approval is from 07/01/2023 to 07/01/2024. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Credit approval includes the following session: 1.0 Enduring Materials, Self-Study AAFP Prescribed Credit - Managing Common Sleep Disturbances for Non-Sleep Specialists. 

Faculty Disclosures
As a provider of continuing education, Rush University Medical Center asks everyone who has the ability to control or influence the content of an educational activity to disclose information about all of their financial relationships with ineligible companies within the prior 24 months. There is no minimum financial threshold; individuals must disclose all financial relationships, regardless of the amount, with ineligible companies. Individuals must disclose regardless of their view of the relevance of the relationship to the education. Mechanisms are in place to identify and mitigate any potential conflicts of interest prior to the start of the activity. All information disclosed must be shared with the participants/learners prior to the start of the educational activity.

Unapproved Uses of Drugs/Devices: In accordance with requirements of the FDA, the audience is advised that information presented in this continuing medical education activity may contain references to unlabeled or unapproved uses of drugs or devices. Please refer to the FDA approved package insert for each drug/device for full prescribing/utilization information.

The course directors, planners, faculty, and reviewers of this activity have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose.

7/1/2022 - 7/1/2025 11:59 PM

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