SKMC Office of Continuing Medical Education
5th Annual Sleep Medicine Symposium: What's New Under the Moon
November 17, 2017
Dorrance H. Hamilton Building
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
The 5th Annual Sleep Medicine Symposium is specifically designed for primary care physicians and selected practicing specialists in a variety of fields, including sleep medicine, pulmonary/critical care medicine, neurology, psychiatry, dentistry, as well as other health care providers such as psychologists, physician extenders, respiratory therapists, sleep medicine technologists, and nurses/nurse practitioners.
Developed with the collaboration of expert panelists whose disciplines span core specialties in sleep medicine, this year's symposium will feature key updates on novel treatments for insomnia, treatment options for sleep apnea, management of hypersomnia, movement disorders during sleep.
Using a combination of in-depth keynote addresses, panel discussions focusing on up-to-date clinical practice recommendations, breakout sessions, and case reviews, this course is designed to provide insights to participants in applying new knowledge and clinical guidelines in their practices. Participants will also have opportunity for hands-on experience with novel therapeutic and diagnostic modalities, such as positive airway devices in the treatment of sleep disordered breathing, surgical procedures and oral appliances for the treatment of sleep apnea.
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
NURSES/NURSE PRACTITIONERS: This education activity will be submitted to the American Association of Nurse Practitioners for approval of up to 6.75 contact hours of accredited education.
PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS: The American Academy of Physician Assistants accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ (www.aapa.org).
RESPIRATORY THERAPISTS: Application has been made to the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) for continuing education contact hours for respiratory therapists.
SLEEP TECHNOLOGISTS: AAST CEC Program Application has been submitted for approval.
DENTISTS/DENTAL HYGENISTS: Jefferson is recognized by the PA State Board of Dentistry as a program sponsor for CDE (Subchapter F, Section 33.403). Participants are responsible for appropriate documentation of relevant credit earned.
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