UW School of Nursing

July 15, 2021

Adult/Geriatric Drug Therapy 2020 | Pharmacological Management of Insomnia

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Image for UW Adult Geriatric course.Adult/Geriatric Drug Therapy 2020
Pharmacological Management of Insomnia
On-Demand Program


Ken He, MD, PharmD
Staff Physician, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle; Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, UW

Target Audience

Advanced practice nurse practitioners, especially adult, geriatric and family nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurses, pharmacists and other interested healthcare professionals.

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be better able to:

  1. Describe insomnia definitions and core concepts.
  2. How to perform an in-depth clinical evaluation of insomnia.
  3. Select most appropriate drug therapy with understanding of mechanism and side effects.