Medical, Dental, and Legal Aspects of Obstructive Sleep Apnea"
Join us for this Virtual Meeting
Friday, December 3, 2021
1:00 pm EDT/12:00 pm CDT/11:00 pm MST/10:00 am PDT
PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS PROGRAM WILL RUN FOR 90 MINUTES
(UNLIKE MOST OF OUR WEBINARS WHICH ARE 60 MINUTES).
Matt Davis, MD
Ken Berley, DDS, JD, FCLM
Who should attend: Physicians, Dentists, other Health Care Professionals, and Attorneys representing Healthcare Professionals or Institutions.
At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:
1. Know the importance of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in terms of its prevalence, the extent of its under diagnosis, and its associated morbidities and mortalities.
2. Understand the fundamentals of diagnosis and management of OSA in accordance with current standards.
3. Understand the role and dental appliances in the treatment of OSA as an alternative to and/or adjunct to conventional therapy.
4. Explain the appropriate methods for screening patients for OSA in medical and dental practices.
5. Understand the medical-legal issues related to diagnosis and treatment of OSA patients, including ramifications of failing to properly screen for OSA in terms of malpractice liability.
The American College of Legal Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The American College of Legal Medicine designates this activity for a maximum of 1.5 hours - CME credits 1.5 hours category 1 credit. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.”
In compliance with ACCME Accreditation Criteria, the American College of Legal Medicine, as the accredited provider of this activity, must ensure that anyone in a position to control the content of the educational activity has disclosed all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. All reported conflicts are managed by a designated official to ensure a bias-free presentation. This activity is being presented without bias or commercial support.
The American College of Legal Medicine does not offer continuing legal education (CLE) credit for participation in this activity, although participants are free to attempt to obtain CLE credit from their state bars on an individual basis.