Just Breathe 101 Part 6: Sleep Apnea

Just Breathe 101 Part 6: Sleep Apnea

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CONTACT HOURS:1.25 Hours
CEU:0.125
AOTA: Domain of OT, OTP,
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NBCOT®:1.5 PDUs
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FL AOTA #3397 1.25hrs

This session discusses the two types of sleep apnea; Central Sleep Apnea and Obstructive Sleep Apnea. A detailed discussion of the physiology of breathing during sleep and control of breathing during sleep will be presented. The causes and treatment of Central Sleep Apnea will be examined. Obstructive sleep apnea risk factors, causes and treatments including specific exercises will be outlined.

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This session discusses the two types of sleep apnea; Central Sleep Apnea and Obstructive Sleep Apnea. A detailed discussion of the physiology of breathing during sleep and control of breathing during sleep will be presented. The causes and treatment of Central Sleep Apnea will be examined. Obstructive sleep apnea risk factors, causes and treatments including specific exercises will be outlined.

 

  • Differentiate the different types of sleep apnea.
  • Identify the three levels of Apnea-hypopnea index AHI.
  • Review the three levels of Apnea-hypopnea index AHI.
  • Identify two treatments for sleep apnea.

 

Contents:

 

  • Sleep Apnea AHI index
  • Sleep stages
  • Control of breathing during sleep
  • Physiology and anatomy of sleep apnea
  • Central Sleep Apnea causes and treatments
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea risk factors and mechanics
  • History and present studies on sleep apnea prevalence
  • Approaches to resolution of sleep apnea, exercises

 

 

Debra Dent is a Physical Therapist with 40 years of experience specializing in manual therapy of the spine. She is a graduate of the University of Manitoba, Canada where she received her Diploma of Physiotherapy in 1977 and her Bachelors of Physical Therapy in 1979. She was certified as a Part A Manual Physical Therapist from the Canadian Physiotherapy Association in 1989 and received her Advanced Diploma of Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy in 1994 (FCAMPT). Orthopedic Certified Specialist (OCS) designation was completed in 1996 and recertified in 2006 and 2016 as Emeritus.

Debra is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manual Therapists (FCAMPT) since 1994 and was an instructor for the Canadian Physiotherapy Association prior to moving to the USA. She was a guest clinical instructor at the University of South Florida from 2003-05, teaching the Spinal Manual Therapy Program for the MscPT undergraduate program. She has taught a large number of manual therapy courses in the US and Canada.

She wrote the Segmental Stabilization of the Lumbar Spine for Northeast Seminars Online programs. She owns Cross Border Seminars and presently works as a consultant and contract PT in Palm Harbor Florida. Her primary case load is Rheumatology patients and deals with a multitude of dysfunctions related to those diseases as well as aging and osteoporosis. She is a photographer, captain/sailor and an avid runner.

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