- Perform a patient-centred interview focused on sleep concerns that helps define the clinical presentation of the condition and establish a differential diagnosis
- Understand the non-pharmacologic management strategies and be able to review the roles and precautions of pharmacologic management options
- Discuss a plan for good sleep hygiene with the patient
- Identify the most common associated comorbidities of untreated obstructive sleep apnea
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Management of Chronic Insomnia Tool
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OSA in Primary Care
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