Ninth Annual PA Sleep Society Meeting

This program happened in the past, and no dates are currently scheduled.

Conference ID

E6046

Purpose

The purpose of this meeting is to provide increased awareness and knowledge of sleep medicine, including sleep education, research and clinical practice.

Audience

Physicians, researchers, educators, clinicians, sleep technicians and other health professionals involved in the field will benefit from attending the conference.

Educational Goals

Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the physiology, pathophysiology and management of sleep in children and adults
  • Identify the common sleep complaints and the need for diagnostic tests and interventions in the practice of sleep medicine
  • Apply appropriate interventions and treatment options for the management of sleep disorders
  • Analyze the current issues and potential changes in the future practice of sleep medicine

Credit

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Penn State College of Medicine and Pennsylvania Sleep Society. Penn State College of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA

Penn State College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AAST CEC

Program application has been submitted for approval.

AARC

Application has been made to the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) for continuing education contact hours for respiratory therapists.

Program

7 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.

  • 7 a.m. | Check-in / Breakfast / Exhibits
  • 8 a.m. | Welcome / Orientation

Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)

  • 8:10 a.m. | Sleep and Cancer
    Diane C. Lim, MD, MTR
  • 8:40 a.m. | Managing Difficult Titrations
    Robert Warrell, RPSGT, RST
  • 9:10 a.m. | Effects of OSA and its Treatment on Partners
    Faith S. Luyster, PhD
  • 9:40 a.m. | Morning Break / Visit Exhibits

Keynote

  • 10 a.m. | Can We Sleep Our Way to Better Health?
    Daniel J. Buysse, MD

Fellows’ Corner

  • 11 a.m. | Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome
    Yoon Hee A. Chang, MD
  • 11:30 a.m. | The Impact of Insomnia on Physical and Mental Health
    Isabella Soreca, MD
  • Noon | Lunch / Visit Exhibits

Programmatic Applications

  • 1 p.m. | Sleep Science Coaching in the World of Sports
    Brendan Duffy, RPSGT, RST
  • 1:30 p.m. | OSA in Commercial Drivers: Practical Consideration for Clinicians
    Indira Gurubhagavatula, MD, MPH
  • 2 p.m. | Sleep Deprivation: Determinants, Measurement and Consequences
    Mathias Basner, MD, PhD, MSc
  • 2:30 p.m. | Afternoon Break / Visit Exhibits

Pediatric

  • 2:45 p.m. | Cross-Cultural Differences in Infant and Toddler Sleep
    Jodi A. Mindell, PhD
  • 3:15 p.m. | New Treatment Modalities for Pediatric Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome
    Ignacio E. Tapia, MD, MSTR
  • 3:45 p.m. | Sleep and Circadian Rhythm Effects on Substance Use in Adolescents and Young Adults
    Brant P. Hasler, PhD, CBSM
  • 4:15 p.m. | Understanding the Connection Between Autism and Sleep via Overlapping Genetic Mechanisms
    Olivia J. Veatch, MS, PhD
  • 4:45 p.m. | Adjournment

Faculty

Mathias Basner, MD, PhD, MSc
Associate Professor of Sleep and Chronobiology in Psychiatry
Unit for Experimental Psychiatry
Division of Sleep and Chronobiology
Perelman School of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA

Daniel J. Buysse, MD
UPMC Professor of Sleep Medicine
Professor of Psychiatry and Clinical and Translational Science
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Department of Psychiatry
Pittsburgh, PA

Subhajit Chakravorty, MD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Staff Physician
Departments of R&D and Psychiatry
Corporal Michael J. Crescenz
VAMC
Philadelphia, PA

Yoon Hee A. Chang, MD
Sleep Medicine Fellow
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Brendan Duffy, RPSGT, RST
The “Sleep Coach”
Certified Sleep Educator
Coordinator, St. Charles Hospital
Sleep Disorders Center
Port Jefferson, NY

Indira Gurubhagavatula, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Sleep Medicine
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Staff Physician, Sleep Medicine
Corporal Michael J. Crescenz
VAMC
Philadelphia, PA

Brant P. Hasler, PhD, CBSM
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA

Diane C. Lim, MD, MTR
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Sleep Medicine
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Staff Physician, Sleep Medicine
Corporal Michael J. Crescenz
VAMC
Philadelphia, PA

Faith S. Luyster, PhD
Assistant Professor
School of Nursing
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA

Jodi A. Mindell, PhD
Professor of Psychology
Director, Graduate Program in Psychology
Saint Joseph’s University
Philadelphia, PA

Isabella Soreca, MD
Sleep Medicine Fellow
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Pittsburgh, PA

Ignacio E. Tapia, MD, MSTR
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Attending Physician, Sleep Center
Director, Fellowship in Pediatric Pulmonology
Division of Pulmonary Medicine
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA

Olivia J. Veatch, MS, PhD
Research Fellow and Instructor
Division of Sleep Medicine
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Robert Warrell, RPSGT, RST
Chief Technologist
Penn Sleep Center
Penn Medicine
Philadelphia, PA

Registration Fees

Early-bird registration is $90 before April 15, 2017. After April 15, the full registration fee is $100.

Registrations received after May 5, 2017, will incur a $25 late fee.

PA Sleep Society members get a $25 discount. For discount code, please contact Marcy Guido-Posey at: mlguidoposey@geisinger.edu. You must have this code prior to registering for the conference to receive the discount.

Accommodations

Accommodations are the responsibility of the program participant.

Room block

A block of rooms has been reserved at the

Hilton Harrisburg
1 North 2nd Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101

Deadline: April 4, 2017

Rate: $142+tax

Rooms reserved after this date are at regular rates and will be based on availability. We recommend that you make reservations as early as possible.

Reservations

  • Online: http://bit.ly/E60462017
  • Call: 717-233-6000 or 1-800-HILTONS
  • Group: Pennsylvania Sleep Society
  • Code: SLP17

Networking Reception

Friday, May 5, 2017
Hilton Harrisburg / 6:30 – 9 p.m.
There is no cost for this event.

This social reception is an additional activity and not part of the conference itself. Please select whether you plan to attend on the training request form when you register for the conference.

Scholarship Program

Guidelines and application can be found at pasleep.org.

Pennsylvania Sleep Society

The Pennsylvania Sleep Society is a non-profit organization representing sleep research and sleep medicine professionals within Pennsylvania.

Board of Directors

President
Subhajit Chakravorty, MD

President Elect
Mary Ellen Aderhold, MS, RPSGT

Immediate Past President
Matthew Anastasi, BS, RST, RPSGT

Secretary/Treasurer
Marcy Guido-Posey, BS, RPSGT

Board Members

Rochelle Goldberg, MD, FCCP, FAASM, DABSM
Indira Gurubhagavatula, MD, MPH
Stephanie Kohler, RRT, RPSGT
Faith S. Luyster, PhD
Maria Sunseri, MD
Ignacio E. Tapia, MD
Linda Vose, CRT, RPSGT
Stacie Woodring, RST, RPSG

Email

info@pasleep.com

Mail

Pennsylvania Sleep Society
PO Box 175
Neffs, PA 18065

Parking & Additional Direction Information

Overnight self-parking is available in the Walnut St. Garage located just north of the Hilton Harrisburg (behind the building) at the Strawberry Square Mall, which links to the hotel and the conference room area. Find more info from the Hilton’s website.

GPS-friendly address
200 Market Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations received later than April 28, 2017, will incur a $25 processing fee.

No refunds will be available after May 2, 2017.

The University reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course or activity because of insufficient enrollment or other unforeseen circumstances. If a program is canceled or postponed, the University will refund registration fees but cannot be held responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses, including cancellation/change charges assessed by airlines or travel agencies. Preregistered participants will be notified if a program is filled or canceled.

Access (ADA)

Penn State encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of special accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact Continuing Education at least one week in advance of your participation or visit.

Disclosure/ Conflict of Interest (COI/ educational balance)

It is our policy to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of our educational programs. Faculty and course directors have disclosed relevant financial relationships with commercial companies, and Penn State has a process in place to resolve any conflict of interest. Complete faculty disclosure will be provided to program participants at the beginning of the activity.

University Nondiscrimination Policy

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