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Description

The online lecture begins with an introduction to the risks of crash-related injuries and fatalities in long-haul trucking and potential control and prevention strategies. Then view the movie, "Sleepers," which includes interviews with medical experts on the role of untreated Obstructive Sleep Apnea among truckers contributing to fatigue and crashes, and the effectiveness of treatment with Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) machines.

Objectives

At the completion of this course you will be able to:

  • List the risk factors for obstructive sleep apnea
  • Describe the implications of untreated obstructive sleep apnea
  • Describe the treatment for obstructive sleep apnea
  • Discuss how the culture of the trucking industry varies by employer size with implications for employers investing in diagnosis and treatment of workers for obstructive sleep apnea
  • Describe the industry stakeholders and their potential role in protecting and promoting trucker health and safety and public safety
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Section Title
Sleepers: Truckers and Sleep Apnea
Type
Online, self paced
Dates
Jul 01, 2019 to Jul 01, 2025
Delivery Options
Self Paced Online  
Course Fee(s)
0 non-credit $0.00
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