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Course Overview
Trends in Screening for Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Commercial Driver Medical Examinations in Texas is a brief discussion of the current recommendations for screening for obstructive sleep apnea with the commercial driver medical examinations. The purpose is review the current recommendations and provide associated data that supports the current impetus for screening for this disorder and specifically why using these current recommendations are important.


Educational Objectives
At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:
 Apply the Joint Task Force Recommendations for screening for obstructive sleep apnea appropriately to screen for sleep apnea during commercial drive medical examinations.
 Identify the current prevalence of obstructive sleep apnea within the commercial driving population.


Target Audience
This CME activity is designed to meet the educational needs of health care providers that perform commercial driver medical examinations within the state of Texas.


Method of Participation
To receive a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ you should:
1. Review the case presentation in Part 1 and complete the questions.
2. Review materials on Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Part 2 and complete the follow-up questions.
3. Complete and submit the CME registration and evaluation form.
The estimated time to complete this activity, including review of the materials, is 1.0 hour(s).


Hardware/software requirements:
This internet-based CME activity is best experienced using a Pentium-based PC or compatible computer run with recent versions of common browsers, including Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Google Chrome.


If you have questions about the participation process, please call the Department of Medical Education at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler (903) 877-7250.


Accreditation/Credit Designation
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler is accredited by the Texas Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Program Director
Jeffrey Levin, MD, MSPH
Chair, Professor of Medicine
Occupational and Environmental Medicine
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler

Disclosures: Nothing to disclose.