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Applying Behavioral and Psychological Principles to Enhance CPAP Adherence

November 21, 2014

Applying Behavioral and Psychological Principles to Enhance CPAP Adherence
Presented by: Michael A. Grandner PhD, MTR


When: November 19, 2014 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. MST

Topics Include:

  • Understand the known correlates and risk factors for CPAP non-adherence
  • Understand the concept of latent content and cognitive distortions as they may apply to CPAP adherence.
  • Understand the concepts and strategies involved in motivational enhancement therapy for CPAP adherence
  • Understand the concepts and strategies involved in exposure therapy for CPAP adherence
  • Understand the heath behavior models and strategies involved in cognitive behavioral therapy for CPAP adherence

AARC/CRCEs, and AAST/CEC’s and BRPT/CSTE’s are offered with this educational event. Within 1-2 days after the webinar, I will send you a survey. Please email the survey back to me. I will issue the certificates in about 2 weeks post webinar.

Michael A. Grandner  PhD, MTR

Dr. Grandner is a licensed clinical psychologist, an Instructor in the Department of Psychiatry, and a member of the Behavioral Sleep Medicine Program (BSMP), the Center for Sleep and Circadian Neurobiology (CSCN), and the Institute for Translational Medicine and Therapeutics (ITMAT) at the University of Pennsylvania. He completed an APA internship with the Behavioral Medicine service at the San Diego VA Healthcare System and Outpatient Psychiatric Services at UCSD. He then went on to complete an AASM-accredited Behavioral Sleep Medicine Fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania, which was part of a larger postdoctoral fellowship at the CSCN. He has published over 40 articles on issues relating to sleep and health appearing in journals including SLEEP, Appetite, Sleep Medicine, and JAMA. He currently serves on the Mental Health Task force of the NCAA. Dr. Grandner maintains leadership positions with the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, Sleep Research Society, and Society of Behavioral Sleep Medicine, and  is the outgoing President of the Pennsylvania Sleep Society.

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