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Functional Approach to Sleep Medicine (Session 1, August)
This is SESSION 1 of two-session course designed to give a solid understanding of process of assessing, screening, and diagnosing sleep disordered breathing. Attendees will a full day immersed in individualized, function based approach.
How to assess, screen, and diagnose the entire spectrum of sleep-disordered breathing
Interpreting the results of sleep studies
Nose, throat, and tongue anatomy
Functional airway assessment
Upper airway resistance syndrome (UARS)
Individualized approach to treatment planning based on structure and function, as well as patient lifestyle and treatment goals
Overview of CPAP, oral appliance therapy, and surgical options
Sleep hygiene: healthy habits for healthy sleep
Introduction to myofunctional therapy and lingual frenuloplasty for sleep disordered breathing
Venue: The Breathe Institute, 10921 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 912