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.
AMERICAN ACADEMY OF FAMILY PHYSICIANS (AAFP) This Live activity, 5th Annual Sleep Medicine Symposium: What's New Under the Moon, with a beginning date of 11/17/2017, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 6.75 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
NURSES/NURSE PRACTITIONERS: This activity is approved for 6.75 contact hour(s) of continuing education (which includes 1.83 hours of pharmacology) by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Activity ID 17102883. This activity was planned in accordance with AANP CE Standards and Policies.
PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS: The American Academy of Physician Assistants accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ (www.aapa.org).
RESPIRATORY THERAPISTS: This program has been approved for 6.74 contact hours Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association for Respiratory Care, 9425, N. MacArthur Blvd, Suite 100, Irving TX 75063.
SLEEP TECHNOLOGISTS: The American Association of Sleep Technologists designates this educational activity for a maximum of 6.75 AAST Continuing Education Credits. Individuals should claim only those credits that he/she actually earned in the educational activity. AAST CEC Program Number A30030.
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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