|Statement of Need|
Because “Good Enough” is Not Ok: Examining the Need for Novel Therapies in the Management of EDS in OSA and NarcolepsyPremiere Date: Friday, February 26, 2021
This activity offers CE credit for:%>
- Physicians (CME)
- Pharmacists (ACPE)
- ABIM (MOC)
All other clinicians will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this activity was certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
Credit Expiration Date:
Saturday, February 26, 2022
Note: Credit Is No Longer Available
|Richard K. Bogan, MD, FCCP, FAASM (Moderator)
Associate Clinical Professor
University of South Carolina Medical School, Columbia, SC
Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
Principal, Bogan Sleep Consultants, LLC
|Michael J. Thorpy, MD (Faculty)
Professor of Neurology
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Director, Sleep-Wake Disorders Center
Department of Neurology
Montefiore Medical Center
President, New York State Society of Sleep Medicine
Past President of the Sleep Section, Academy of Neurology
Current agents used to treat excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) do not always lead to ideal treatment outcomes. Given the limitations in safety and efficacy of more traditional therapies for EDS, there is a need for novel therapies.
In this second installment of a 3-part journal club series on making sense of the latest clinical data on EDS in obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and narcolepsy, featuring expert faculty discussing the factors to consider when making treatment selections for patients and how best to personalize treatment strategies, including which patients would be ideal for JZP-258, transitioning patients from one therapy to another, and dosing considerations.
At the end of this CE activity, participants should be able to:
- Analyze the need for novel therapies for EDS given limitations in safety and efficacy of current therapies.
Supported by an educational grant from Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Sleep specialists, pulmonologists, PCPs, PAs, NPs, nurses, pharmacists
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Dr. Bogan reports that he receives grants from Axsome Therapeutics, Inc.; Eisai Inc.; Flamel Technologies; Fresca Medical, Inc.; Harmony Biosciences, LLC; Idorsia Pharmaceuticals; Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Merck & Co., Inc.; Philips; Suven Life Sciences; and Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc. He is a consultant for Harmony Biosciences, LLC; Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; and Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc. He is on the speakers bureau for Eisai Inc.; Harmony Biosciences, LLC; and Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Dr. Thorpy reports that he is a consultant or on the advisory board for Axsome Therapeutics, Inc.; Balance Therapeutics; Eisai Inc.; Flamel Technologies/Avadel; Harmony Biosciences, LLC; Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Suven Life Sciences Limited; and Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited.
Kashemi D. Rorie, PhD (planning committee) has no disclosures to report.
Evan Luberger (planning committee) has no disclosures to report.
Jan Perez (planning committee) has no disclosures to report.
Sharon Tordoff (planning committee) has no disclosures to report.
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