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AASM/SRS Pediatric Courses

10/26/2012 - 10/28/2012

Darien, IL

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Diagnosing and Treating Sleep Disorders in the Pediatric Population


Course Chair: Shalini Paruthi, MD

Course Dates:  October 27 - 28, 2012
Advanced Registration Deadline to Save: September 28, 2012
Cancellation Deadline: October 5, 2012

Course Overview

During this two-day workshop, an expert faculty will review what physicians need to know in order to diagnose and treat sleep disorders in the pediatric population. Sessions will focus on clinical signs, indications for testing, interpretation of tests and development of treatment plans for pediatric patients. Several lectures will focus on the scoring of sleep stages and events with extensive use of record samples. When pertinent, lectures will include information on business considerations that sleep centers must account for when seeing pediatric patients.

Target Audience

This course is intended for sleep specialists who want to begin diagnosing and treating sleep disorders in pediatric patients.

Course Objectives

  • Determine appropriate investigative strategies for pediatric patients.
  • Review and interpret sleep studies of pediatric patients.
  • Evaluate data and arrive at a final diagnosis for pediatric sleep disorders.
  • Develop a comprehensive treatment plan for pediatric patients with sleep disorders.

Pricing


  On or Before September 28 After September 28
AASM/SRS Member $550.00 $625.00
Nonmember $700.00 $775.00



Add-On Course - Toddlers, Tweens and Teens: A Survey of Pediatric Sleep Research


On Friday, October 26, the Sleep Research Society is offering an add-on course for attendees of the AASM pediatric course.

Course Co-Chairs: Stephanie Crowley, PhD; Angela Randazzo, PhD; and James Shaffery, DPhil

Course Date:  October 26, 2012
Advanced Registration Deadline to Save: September 28, 2012
Cancellation Deadline: October 5, 2012

Course Overview

During this full-day course, an expert faculty will present a detailed review of the sleep research of the pediatric population. The course will provide a framework for the AASM Diagnosing and Treating Sleep Disorders in the Pediatric Population course, as presentations will focus on the basic science behind normal sleep and development from infancy to adulthood, various factors that impact sleep in childhood and an introduction to common pediatric sleep disorders.

*Note: The agenda for this course has recently undergone some minor changes. Please view the updated course brochure for the current agenda.

Target Audience

This course is intended for physicians seeking a review of the basics of pediatric sleep research.

Course Objectives

  • Describe normal sleep and development from infancy through emerging adulthood.
  • Recognize the role of sleep in various aspects of childhood, including academics, substance abuse and obesity.
  • Describe the research behind common pediatric sleep disorders.
  On or Before September 28 After September 28
AASM/SRS Member $250.00 $300.00
Nonmember $300.00 $350.00

Continuing Medical Education (CME)

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Diagnosing and Treating Sleep Disorders in the Pediatric Population course has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Their Elements of the ACCME by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.

The AMA Council on Medical Education mandates that accredited providers only offer AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ to physicians. The AASM will issue non-physicians a letter of attendance for activities designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine designates the Diagnosing and Treating Sleep Disorders in the Pediatric Population course as a live activity for a maximum of 16.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. The Sleep Research Society designates the companion course Toddlers, Tweens, and Teens: A Survey of Pediatric Sleep Research for a maximum of 8.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.