Breathing Easy: Conquering Obstructive Sleep Apnea for Better Health - Improving Collaboration Amongst Multidisciplinary Teams to Tackle OSA

Course Description

Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is a prevalent but often underestimated sleep disorder with significant implications for the health and well-being of individuals in the United States. Despite its impact on chronic diseases and healthcare costs, OSA remains underdiagnosed, leading to untreated sleep apnea and its consequences. With emerging strategies for OSA treatment, it’s crucial for healthcare providers to stay informed about the latest clinical evidence shaping the treatment landscape.

Explore the 3-part on-demand series, Breathing Easy: Conquering OSA for Better Health. This collaborative effort, in conjunction with local AAFP Chapter meetings, provides expert guidance and clinical best practices for screening, managing, monitoring, and treating patients with OSA. Key topics in Part 3: Improving Collaboration Amongst Multidisciplinary Teams to Tackle OSA include:

  • Improving access to OSA care for underserved and rural populations: Optimizing multidisciplinary care coordination, connecting patients with resources, and educating patients on at-home testing to remove barriers to OSA care
  • Engaging patients in care collaboration: Strategies to ensure treatment choices are based on collaboration with patients
  • Patient-first approaches to OSA care: Informing patients on treatment options and increasing awareness of patient-first language and unconscious bias

Be sure to take part 1 and part 2 to maximze your education and impact!

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