- Sleep Disorders
- Sleep Diagnostics
- Sleep Treatments
- Sleep Health
- Practice Management
Attendance at the virtual Pediatric Sleep Medicine Conference 2021 will give participants a broad understanding of pediatric sleep, including state-of-the-art basic and clinical research in pediatric sleep and circadian science, current clinical practices in pediatric sleep and circadian medicine, and policy initiatives in the field.
Day 1: This course is targeted towards health care providers and technicians seeking a more advanced, but still practical approach to sleep study procedures and interpretation in infants, children and adolescents. Highlights include diagnosis and management of infant sleep disordered breathing, management of disorders of congenital central hypoventilation, use of PAP masks and other equipment in pediatric populations to optimize adherence, best practices for use of polysomnography and multiple sleep latency to diagnose pediatric hypersomnia disorders, and the role and use of HFNC (high flow nasal cannula) in treating pediatric sleep disordered breathing.
Day 2: This course is targeted to intermediate level pediatric sleep clinicians and trainees who evaluate and treat children and adolescents with sleep disorders. The course will offer best practice, up-to-date, evidence-based information in the treatment of pediatric sleep disorders across a range of sleep disorders, including sleep disordered breathing, narcolepsy, restless legs syndrome, restless sleep disorder, circadian rhythm disorders, insomnia, and parasomnias.
This interactive course is aimed at intermediate to advanced pediatric sleep clinicians (i.e., psychologists, physicians, nurses) and trainees who regularly see children with behavioral sleep concerns in their clinical practice. The course will include a discussion where will have the opportunity to ask faculty questions about their own cases/experiences in pediatric behavioral sleep medicine. Finally, there will be a rapid fire Q&A with faculty, and participants will be encouraged to submit questions.
Day 3: TBD.
Target Audience: Intermediate to advanced sleep medicine specialists, fellows, psychologists, physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, polysomnography technicians and technologists, respiratory therapists as well as researchers, clinicians, and trainees.