Continuing Education

Developing & Expanding your BSM Practice: A Case Based Approach

Course Description
This one-and-a-half-day course will examine state-of-the-art assessment and treatment strategies in behavioral sleep medicine through lectures incorporating a case-based approach. Sessions will focus on managing common sleep disorders with an emphasis on patient-centered care. Discussion will focus on state-of-the-art management strategies for clinicians to employ in their behavioral sleep medicine  practice.

Target Audience
This course is intended for physicians, psychologists, advanced practice nurses, and other healthcare providers treating patients with sleep disorders.

Acknowledgement of Commercial Support:
There is no commercial support for this activity.

Continuing Education Information

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Amedco and the Society of Behavioral Sleep Medicine. Amedco is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Amedco designates each enduring activity for a maximum of 9 (1 hour for each enduring session) AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

This course is co-sponsored by Amedco and the Society of Behavioral Sleep Medicine.  Amedco is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.  Amedco maintains responsibility for this program and its content.  9 hours (1 hour or each enduring session).

Social Workers
Amedco, #1346, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Amedco maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 6/24/2016 to 6/24/2019.  Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits.

Social workers participating in this course may receive up to 9 clinical continuing education clock hours (1 hour for each enduring session).

Satisfactory completion 
Participants must complete a post-test and pass with a score of 70% or higher and complete an attendance/evaluation form in order to receive a certificate of completion/attendance.  Your chosen sessions must be attended in their entirety.  Partial credit of individual sessions is not available. 

Course Information
Instruction Level: Introductory, Intermediate and Advanced 

Learning Objectives:

1. Diagnose insomnia and apply behavioral treatments of insomnia, using a patient-centered approach 
2. Debate the use of sedatives/hypnotics in combination with CBT for insomnia 
3. Evaluate current information on cognitive behavioral and other therapies for insomnia, hypersomnia, circadian rhythm disorders, pediatric sleep disorders, and CPAP nonadherence
4. Integrate and apply up-to-date management information on billing, step-up care models, and the use of technology to facilitate behavioral sleep in clinical practice.

Patricia Haynes, PhD. CBSM

Kathryn Hansen
Blia Xiong

Colleen Carney, PhD 
Megan Crawford, PhD 
Christopher Drake, PhD 
Patricia Haynes, PhD, CBSM 
Carla Jungquist, NP, PhD 
Andrew Krystal, MD 
Jason Ong, PhD, CBSM
Sairam Parthasarathy, MD 

Date of Activity Release:
November 4, 2016

Date of Activity Expiration:
December 31, 2018 

Contact Information:
For questions on CE/CME credit for this activity, contact Blia Xiong at or 651-789-3719.
For questions on CE/CME content or the activity web site, contact or 859-312-8880.

Disclosure of Conflict of Interest
The following table of disclosure information is provided to learners and contains the relevant financial relationships that each individual in a position to control the content of CME/CE disclosed to Amedco and SBSM.  All of these relationships were treated as a conflict of interest, and have been resolved.  (C7 SCS 6.1-­‐6.2, 6.5) 

All individuals in a position to control the content of CE/CME are listed above. If an individual’s name is listed above but not on the following list, that
individual had no relevant financial relationship to disclose. 


First Name

Last Name






Research Grant Overall Principal Investigator
Research Grant Overall Principal Investigator
Research Grant Site Principal Investigator
Research Grant Overall Principal Investigator
Speakers Bureau
Speakers Bureau



Big Health, Inc
American Psychological Association

Other Financial or Material Support



Philips Respironics, Inc
Philips-Respironics, Inc
UpToDate, Inc.
Younes Sleep Technologies
Philips-Respironics, Inc
Philips-Respironics, Inc

Research Grant Site Principal Investigator
Research Grant Site Principal Investigator
Other Financial or Material Support
Research Grant Site Principal Investigator
Other Financial or Material Support
Other Financial or Material Support



Otsuka Pharmaceutical