This course is the first part of a 2-course series designed to assist the home medical equipment provider in evaluating the sleep-related segment of an HME business. This course serves as an introduction to sleep-related disorders, focusing on Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA). You should complete this course before completing the second part of this series, “RESP006 - Mastering and Expanding Your CPAP Market.” Learning objectives: 1. Define apnea and the three types of apnea; 2. Define Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA); 3. Explain the effects of untreated OSA; 4. Explain the method of diagnosing OSA in both a lab setting and in a home sleep study; 5. Identify therapies available today for the treatment of OSA. To successfully complete this course, you must attain a minimum score of 80% on the final exam and complete the course training survey.Continuing education: VGM Education is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.
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