Best Practices Course

Program Description

This course will offer best practice, up-to-date, evidence based information for the treatment of pediatric sleep disorders including pediatric insomnia, sleep disordered breathing, narcolepsy, restless legs syndrome/periodic limb movement disorder, circadian rhythm disorders and parasomnias.

Overall Educational Objectives

At the conclusion of this conference attendees should be able to:

  • Identify and diagnose physiologically-based pediatric and adolescent sleep disorders
  • Identify and diagnose behaviorally-based pediatric and adolescent sleep disorders
  • Apply up-to-date, evidence based treatments for pediatric and adolescent sleep disorders

Target Audience

Researchers, clinicians, and trainees (physicians, psychologists, nurses, nurse practitioners, polysomnography technicians and technologists, respiratory therapists)

Schedule - Friday, November 13, 2015
7:00–8:00 am Registration, Breakfast & Visit Exhibits
8:00 – 8:15 Welcome
Co-Chairs: Jodi A. Mindell, PhD & Lisa J. Meltzer, PhD
8:15–9:00 Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Carol L. Rosen, MD
9:00–9:30
Central Sleep Apnea
Ann C. Halbower, MD
9:30–10:15
Adherence to PAP Therapy
Susan C. M. Crane, Psy.D.
10:15–10:30
Break and Visit Exhibits
10:30–11:15
Narcolepsy and Disorders of Daytime Sleepiness
Daniel G. Glaze, MD
11:15–12:00
Restless Legs Syndrome and Periodic Limb Movement Disorder
Oliviero Bruni, MD
12:00–12:30 pm
Parasomnias
Thornton B. Alex Mason, MD, PhD, MSCE
12:30–1:30
Lunch and Visit Exhibits
1:30–2:15
Pharmacology and Pediatric Sleep Disorders
Judith A. Owens, MD, MPH
2:15–2:45
Insomnia in Infants
Jodi A. Mindell, PhD
2:45–3:00
Break and Visit Exhibits
3:00–3:30
Insomnia in School Age Children
Penny Corkum, PhD
3:30–4:00 Insomnia in Adolescents
Michael Gradisar, PhD
4:00–4:30 Insomnia in Special Populations
Beth A. Malow, MD, MS
4:30–5:15 Circadian Rhythm Disorders
James K. Wyatt, PhD, D.ABSM, C.ABSM
7:00–9:00 pm Welcome Reception
Ocean View Room & Terrace

Please join us from 7:00–8:00 pm in the Ocean View Room & Terrace for refreshments followed by a beach fire and roasting marshmallows on Sunrise Beach from 8:00–9:00 pm.