SKMC Office of Continuing Medical Education
3rd Annual Sleep Medicine Symposium: What's New Under the Moon
November 20, 2015
Jefferson Alumni Hall
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
The 3rd Annual Jefferson Sleep Medicine Symposium is specifically designed for primary care physicians and other health care providers such as psychologists, physician extenders, respiratory therapists, sleep medicine technologists, and nurses/nurse specialists, as well as selected practicing specialists in a variety of fields, including sleep medicine, pulmonary/critical care medicine, neurology, psychiatry, otolaryngology, cardiology, oral & maxillofacial surgery, dentistry.
This year's program will feature novel therapeutic and diagnostic tools in sleep medicine, and will include in-depth presentations on a myriad of hot topics in sleep disorders, including insomnia, excessive daytime sleepiness and narcolepsy, sleep apnea syndrome and other sleep-related breathing disorders, sleep-related movement disorders such as restless leg syndrome. The combined format of keynote addresses, panel discussions focusing on up-to-date clinical practice recommendations, breakout sessions, and case reviews will provide insights to participants in applying new knowledge and clinical guidelines in their practices. The symposium will also provide participants with ample opportunity for hands-on experience with novel therapeutic and diagnostic modalities, such as positive airway devices in the treatment of sleep disordered breathing and home sleep testing.
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: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital is an approved provider of Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) by the PA State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
A maximum of 6.75 contact hours will be awarded to participants.
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 6.77 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: AAST CEC Program Application has been submitted for approval.
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