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Connect or Disconnect? Patient/Provider Communication

This presentation discussed barriers to effective communication and techniques used to improve day to day patient interactions to influence outcomes. These topics expand to all patient areas, but we will focus on some sleep specific scenarios.


  1. Recognize the impact of low health literacy on sleep health outcomes
  2. Describe methods of communication techniques to support patients' therapeutic journey and wellbeing
  3. Evaluate patient understanding of condition/treatment options 


  • Robyn Woidtke, MSN, RN, RPSGT, CCSH, FAAST

Continuing Education:

  • 1 AAST CEC after passing a short knowledge assessment in the AAST Learning Center
  • Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider License No. CEP17872 for 1 contact hour.


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1.0 CEC credit  |  Certificate available
1.0 CEC credit  |  Certificate available