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2021 Pediatric Sleep Medicine Virtual Conference
This biennial, virtual in 2021, conference aims to bring together a multidisciplinary group of basic and clinical researchers, clinicians, educators, policy makers, and trainees involved in pediatric and adolescent sleep medicine. The conference represents an exceptional opportunity to network, share knowledge and ideas, and establish collaborative projects.
December 1 – Pediatric Polysomnography: A Master Class. Topics include diagnosis and management of infant sleep disordered breathing, artificial ventilatory management for patients with PHOX2B mutation confirmed congenital central hypoventilation syndrome (CCHS), optimal use of PAP masks and other equipment in pediatric populations, testing for narcolepsy & idiopathic hypersomnia, and high flow cannula vs PAP in the management of pediatric sleep disordered breathing. 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
December 2 – Best Practices Course & Pediatric Behavioral Sleep Workshop. Topics: Pediatric OSA, pediatric narcolepsy, parasomnia diagnosis and management, restless legs syndrome, restless sleep disorder, circadian rhythm disorders, best practices in pediatric insomnia; case presentations: bedtime problems and night wakings in young children, insomnia and depression in adolescents, insomnia in autism spectrum disorders, adapting behavioral interventions for socio-demographically diverse populations, non-24 hour circadian rhythms in adolescents, PAP adherence for children with OSA. Also, roundtable breakouts and quick-fire panel discussion. 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
December 3 – Pediatric Sleep Medicine Meeting. 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™