Archived National Broadcast Events

Learn more about narcolepsy by viewing these healthcare professional educational programs

Narcolepsy Link Satellite Broadcast Events

These educational programs — streamed live throughout the United States — are designed for sleep specialists, neurologists, pulmonologists, psychiatrists, and primary care physicians who may have patients with narcolepsy. The presentations cover the clinical issues associated with the recognition, screening, and diagnosis of patients with narcolepsy.

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May 2013 - Full Broadcast

May 2013 - Full Broadcast

The satellite broadcast event, From Science to Symptoms: A Different Look at Narcolepsy, features narcolepsy education presented by three of the country's top experts in sleep medicine and viewed simultaneously at venues across the country by healthcare professionals in various specialties. Topics covered include the neurobiology of sleep and wakefulness, pathophysiology and symptoms of narcolepsy, challenges in diagnosis, identifying and screening for narcolepsy, and establishing the diagnosis.
 

The learning objectives for this program were:

  • Develop a critical understanding of the multiple factors that affect symptom presentation in patients with narcolepsy
  • Describe the pathophysiology of narcolepsy and integrate basic pathophysiologic concepts with clinical reasoning and decision-making
  • Describe the neurobiologic links among the symptoms of narcolepsy, including excessive daytime sleepiness, cataplexy, disturbed nocturnal sleep, hypnagogic hallucinations, and sleep paralysis
  • Discuss incorporating clinical best practices and screening tools into clinical practice to help improve awareness, recognition, screening, and diagnosis of patients with narcolepsy

Faculty Presenters

Thomas Roth, PhD

Thomas Roth, PhD

Director, Sleep Disorders and Research Center
Henry Ford Hospital
Detroit, MI

 

Jonathan R. L. Schwartz, MD

Jonathan R. L. Schwartz, MD

Medical Director, Integris Sleep Disorders Center of Oklahoma
Clinical Professor, Department of Medicine
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Oklahoma City, OK

 

Karl Doghramji, MD

Karl Doghramji, MD

Professor of Psychiatry, Neurology, and Medicine
Medical Director, Jefferson Sleep Disorders Center
Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, PA
 

Narcolepsy: Bridging the Gap Between Science and Clinical Practice

January 2013

January 2013

The initial satellite broadcast event, Narcolepsy: Bridging the Gap Between Science and Clinical Practice, took place in January 2013. View the archived event in its entirety here.
 

The learning objectives for this program were:

  • Develop a critical understanding of the multiple factors that affect symptom presentation in patients with narcolepsy
  • Describe the pathophysiology of narcolepsy and integrate basic pathophysiologic concepts with clinical reasoning and decision-making
  • Describe the neurobiologic links among the symptoms of narcolepsy, including excessive daytime sleepiness, cataplexy, disturbed nocturnal sleep, hypnagogic hallucinations, and sleep paralysis
  • Discuss incorporating clinical best practices, including interview skills and screening tools, into clinical practice to improve recognition, screening, and diagnosis of patients with narcolepsy

Faculty Presenters

Thomas Roth, PhD

Thomas Roth, PhD

Director, Sleep Disorders and Research Center
Henry Ford Hospital
Detroit, MI

 

Jonathan R. L. Schwartz, MD

Jonathan R. L. Schwartz, MD

Medical Director, Integris Sleep Disorders Center of Oklahoma
Clinical Professor, Department of Medicine
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Oklahoma City, OK