BID Oxybate to QHS: What Clinicians and Patients Need to Know

Sodium Oxybate: A Standard of Care for the Management of Narcolepsy for 20 Years

BID Oxybate to QHS: What Clinicians and Patients Need to Know

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  • Overview

    This series of bite-sized episodes will take you through the latest information regarding disrupted nighttime sleep and its relationship to cardiovascular risk, plus patient/clinician preferences regarding the treatment of narcolepsy with sodium oxybates.

  • Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

    In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Integrity and Independence, Global Learning Collaborative (GLC) requires that individuals in a position to control the content of an educational activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with any ineligible company. GLC mitigates all conflicts of interest to ensure independence, objectivity, balance, and scientific rigor in all its educational programs.

    Michael J. Thorpy, MD
    Director, Sleep‐Wake Disorders Center
    Montefiore Medical Center
    Professor of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
    Bronx, NY

    Consulting/Advisory Board: Alkermes, Avadel Pharmaceuticals, Axsome, Balance Therapeutics, Eisai Pharmaceuticals, Harmony Biosciences, LLC, Idorsia Pharmaceuticals, Jazz Pharmaceuticals, NLS Pharmaceuticals, Suven Life Sciences Ltd., Takeda Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd, XW Pharma

    Clete A. Kushida, MD, PhD
    Professor, Division Chief
    Medical Director, Sleep Medicine
    Stanford University School of Medicine
    Stanford, CA

    Consulting Fees: XW Pharma
    Research: Avadel Pharmaceuticals

    Ann Marie Morse, DO
    Director, Child Neurology and Pediatric Sleep Medicine
    Geisinger Medical Center
    Janet Weis Children’s Hospital
    Danville, PA

    Consulting Fees: Alkermes, Avadel Pharmaceuticals, Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Harm Reduction Therapeutics, Takeda Pharmaceutical Co.
    Research: Geisinger Health Plan, Jazz Pharmaceuticals, NIH, UCB,
    Other: Damm Good Sleep, LLC

    Franz H. Messerli, MD
    Professor of Medicine
    University of Bern
    Bern, Switzerland

    No relevant relationships reported.

    Reviewers/Content Planners/Authors:

    • Jennifer Brutsche has nothing to disclose.
    • Cindy Davidson has nothing to disclose.
    • Elizabeth Lurwick has nothing to disclose.
    • Andrea Mathis has nothing to disclose.
    • Tim Person has nothing to disclose.
    • Robert Schneider, MSW, has nothing to disclose.
    • Peer Review, if applicable, Brian P. McDonough, MD, FAAFP, has nothing to disclose. 
  • Learning Objectives

    After participating in this educational activity, participants should be better able to:

    1. Evaluate the efficacy and safety of available sodium oxybate therapies in improving outcomes for patients with narcolepsy
    2. Describe the quality-of-life impact and potential cardiovascular effects of disrupted nighttime sleep on patients with narcolepsy
    3. Compare and contrast various federal and medical society guidelines, as well as clinical trial data, as to what constitutes appropriate sodium intake
    4. Define the counseling processes by which patients and clinicians can communicate about goals of treatment and implement shared decision-making as to the therapeutic management approach
  • Target Audience

    This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of sleep medicine specialists, psychiatrists, and neurologists.

  • Accreditation and Credit Designation Statements

    In support of improving patient care, Global Learning Collaborative (GLC) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

    Global Learning Collaborative (GLC) designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Global Learning Collaborative (GLC) designates this activity for 1.0 nursing contact hour. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • Provider(s)/Educational Partner(s)

    Prova Education designs and executes continuing education founded on evidence-based medicine, clinical need, gap analysis, learner feedback, and more. Our mission is to serve as an inventive and relevant resource for clinical content and educational interventions across a broad spectrum of specialties. 

    Prova Education's methodology demonstrates a commitment to continuing medical education and the innovative assessment of its effects. Our goal is clear—to develop and deliver the very best education in the most impactful manner and to verify its results with progressive outcomes research. 

  • Commercial Support

    This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Avadel Pharmaceuticals.

  • Disclaimer

    The views and opinions expressed in this educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of GLC and Prova Education. This presentation is not intended to define an exclusive course of patient management; the participant should use his/her clinical judgment, knowledge, experience, and diagnostic skills in applying or adopting for professional use any of the information provided herein. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patients’ conditions and possible contraindications or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities. Links to other sites may be provided as additional sources of information. Once you elect to access a site outside of Prova Education you are subject to the terms and conditions of use, including copyright and licensing restriction, of that site.

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