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12th Annual Pennsylvania Sleep Society Meeting

Saturday, April 4, 2020

Hershey Lodge

325 University Dr.
Hershey, PA 17033

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Conference ID

C6545

Partner

The logo for Pennsylvania Sleep Society includes the group's name and, to the left, the shape of the keystone with a yin-yang pattern inside it.

Purpose/Overview

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 this conference.

Faculty

Charles W. Atwood Jr., MD, FCCP, FAASM
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Sleep Disorders Program
Director, UPMC Sleep Medicine Fellowship
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Pittsburgh, Pa.

Alisha George, MD
Sleep Medicine Fellow
University of Pennsylvania Health System
Philadelphia, Pa.

Ritu G. Grewal, MD
Associate Professor
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Philadelphia, Pa.

Marie Hoffman, RPGST
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Philadelphia, Pa.

Toshihiro Imamura, MD
Sleep Medicine Fellow
University of Pennsylvania Health System
Philadelphia, Pa.

Christopher Kline, PhD
Assistant Professor of Health & Physical Activity
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Pittsburgh, Pa.

Erek Lam, MD
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Pittsburgh, Pa.

Thornton B.A. Mason, MD, PhD
Pediatric Neurologist
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, Pa.

Michael Montanye, MA, RST, RPSGT
Clinical Coordinator
Paoli Hospital Sleep Medicine Services
Main Line Health
Paoli, Pa.

Mary E. Pollice, CRNP
Sleep Medicine
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Philadelphia, Pa.

Abigail Quintos, MD
Sleep Medicine Fellow
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Philadelphia, Pa.

Rohin Saroya, MD
Sleep Medicine Fellow
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Philadelphia, Pa.

Michael Strunc, MD
Assistant Professor
Eastern Virginia Medical School, Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters
Norfolk, Va.

Agenda

Opening

  • 7 a.m. | Registration/Breakfast/Visit Exhibitors
  • 8 a.m. | Welcome and Orientation
    Thomas Rice, MD

Session 1: Hypersomnia Syndromes

  • 8:10 a.m. | Evaluation of Idiopathic Hypersomnia
    Michael Strunc, MD
  • 8:40 a.m. | Overview and Management of Narcolepsy Type I and II
    Erek Lam, MD
  • 9:20 a.m. | New Pharmacologic Options for Hypersomnia
    Ritu G. Grewal, MD

Session 2: The Nirav P. Patel Keynote Address

  • 10 a.m. | Pediatric Parasomnia and Seizure
    Thornton B.A. Mason, MD, PhD

Session 3: New Issues in the Sleep Lab

  • 11 a.m. | Nuts and Bolts of Neurostimulation Titration Studies
    Marie Hoffman, RPSGT
  • 11:30 a.m. | Central Sleep Apnea in the Lab
    Michael Montanye, MA, RST, RPSGT
  • Noon | Lunch/Exhibitors

Session 4: Evolving Models for the Management of Sleep Patients

  • 1 p.m. | Telemedicine for Sleep Patients
    Charles W. Atwood Jr., MD, FCCP, FAASM
  • 1:30 p.m. | The Role of Advanced Practice Providers in the Sleep Clinic
    Mary E. Pollice, CRNP
  • 2 p.m. | The Benefits of Exercise/Physical Activity in the Treatment of Sleep Disorders
    Christopher Kline, PhD
  • 2:30 p.m. | Break/Exhibitors

Session 5: Fellows Case Corner and More

  • 2:45 p.m. | Case 1
    Alisha George, MD
  • 3:15 p.m. | Case 2
    Toshihiro Imamura, MD
  • 3:45 p.m. | Case 3
    Abigail Quintos, MD
  • 4:15 p.m. | Case 4
    Rohin Saroya, MD
  • 4:45 p.m. | Evaluation/Adjournment

Credit

AMA

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 The Pennsylvania Sleep Society. Penn State College of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Penn State College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses Using AMA Credit

Nurses will receive a certificate from Penn State College of Medicine verifying their participation in 7.25 hours of approved continuing medical education. Continuing education activities which are approved by accredited institutions of higher education and that are relevant to patient care or professional nursing meet the requirements of mandatory continuing education for registered nurses in Pennsylvania, as required by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing. The Board of Nursing recommends that nurses retain their certificates for a period of at least five years. Additional information is available through the State Board of Nursing website.

These credits meet the criteria set by the ANCC, American Nurses Credentialing Center as contact hours that are acceptable for renewal certification. Additional information is available through the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC)

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

American Association of Sleep Technologists (AAST)

AAST CEC program application has been submitted for approval.

Fees

Fee includes listed meals, instruction, online handout materials and refreshments.

  • Doctoral fee: $150
  • All other health care professionals (including sleep technologists, respiratory therapists, nurses, medical assistants, students/trainees, etc.): $100

Registrations received after April 3, 2020, will incur a $25 late fee.

Cancellations

Cancellations received after March 28, 2020, will be assessed a $25 processing fee.

No refunds will be made for cancellations that are received after April 1, 2020.

Content and speakers for all programs are subject to change. Registrants will be notified of any significant updates.

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.

Accommodations/Room Block

Accommodations are the responsibility of the program participant.

A block of rooms has been reserved at:

The Hershey Lodge
325 University Dr.
Hershey PA 17033

Rate: $169

Deadline: March 3, 2020

Rooms reserved after this date are at regular rates and will be based on availability.

Program organizers recommend that you make reservations as early as possible.

Reservations:

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.

Changes

Content and speakers for all programs are subject to change. Registrants will be notified of any significant updates.

Disclosure and Conflict of Interest (COI and 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

This publication is available in alternative media on request. The Pennsylvania State University is committed to the policy that all persons shall have equal access to programs, facilities, admission, and employment without regard to personal characteristics not related to ability, performance, or qualifications as determined by University policy or by state or federal authorities. It is the policy of the University to maintain an academic and work environment free of discrimination, including harassment. The Pennsylvania State University prohibits discrimination and harassment against any person because of age, ancestry, color, disability or handicap, genetic information, national origin, race, religious creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or veteran status and retaliation due to the reporting of discrimination or harassment. Discrimination, harassment, or retaliation against faculty, staff, or students will not be tolerated at The Pennsylvania State University. Direct all inquiries regarding the Nondiscrimination Policy to the Affirmative Action Director, The Pennsylvania State University, 328 Boucke Building, University Park, PA 16802-5901; tel 814-863-0471/TTY. US M.Ed. C6545

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