Pediatric Polysomnography: A Master's Class for Pediatric Providers in the PSG Laboratory

December 1, 2021

This course is targeted towards health care providers and technicians seeking a more advanced, but still practical approach to sleep study procedures and interpretation in infants, children and adolescents. Highlights include diagnosis and management of  infant sleep disordered breathing, management of disorders of congenital central hypoventilation, use of PAP masks and other equipment in pediatric populations to optimize adherence,  best practices for use of polysomnography and multiple sleep latency to diagnose pediatric hypersomnia disorders, and the role and use of HFNC (high flow nasal cannula) in treating pediatric sleep disordered breathing.

Target Audience

Intermediate to advanced sleep medicine specialists, fellows, psychologists, physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, polysomnography technicians and technologists, respiratory therapists.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, attendees should be able to:

  1. Discuss current understanding and best practices for infant apnea evaluation and management
  2. Identify effective respiratory management for children with congenital central hypoventilation syndrome and other central hypoventilation syndromes
  3. Select PAP masks and other equipment that work best for promoting successful PAP use in children in a variety of clinical situations and comorbid conditions
  4. Identify best strategies, limitations and practical approaches to PSG and MSLT protocols for diagnosing pediatric narcolepsy and idiopathic hypersomnia
  5. Describe best practices for use of HFNC (high flow nasal cannula) in the treatment of pediatric sleep disordered breathing

Instructional level: Intermediate

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 3.75 Attendance
    Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this program is designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. This credit is accepted by the AAPA and AANP.
Course opens: 
05/19/2021
Course expires: 
12/31/2023
Event starts: 
12/01/2021 - 12:00am
Event ends: 
12/01/2021 - 6:00pm
Cost:
$135.00
Rating: 
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10:00–10:10 am ETWelcome
Co-Chairs: Dominic B. Gault, MD & Kiran Maski, MD, MPH
10:10–10:50Diagnosis and Management of Infant Sleep Disordered Breathing 
Eliot S. Katz, MD
10:50–11:30Artificial Ventilatory Management for Patients with PHOX2B Mutation-Confirmed Congenital Central Hypoventilation Syndrome (CCHS)
Debra E. Weese-Mayer, MD
11:30–11:50Break
11:50–12:30 pmOptimizing PAP Interfaces: Masks and Other Equipment
Dominic B. Gault, MD
12:30–1:10Refining Sleep Study Testing for Narcolepsy & Idiopathic Hypersomnia
Kiran Maski, MD, MPH
1:10–1:50High Flow Nasal Cannula vs. PAP in the Management of Pediatric Sleep Disordered Breathing
Brian M. McGinley, MD
1:50–2:00 pm ETClosing Remarks & Adjournment
Dominic B. Gault, MD & Kiran Maski, MD, MPH

FACULTY

Dominic B. Gault, MD, FAASM - Co-Chair
Clinical Associate Professor, Pediatrics
University of South Carolina Greenville
School of Medicine
Medical Director, Pediatric Sleep Medicine
Prisma Health Children’s Hospital-Upstate | Greenville SC

Eliot S. Katz, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Harvard Medical School
Division of Pulmonary & Respiratory Diseases
Boston Children's Hospital | Boston, MA

Kiran Maski, MD, MPH - Co-Chair
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Director, Sleep Neurology Clinic
Boston Children’s Hospital | Boston, MA

Brian M. McGinley, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
University of Utah
Medical Director, Pediatric Sleep Program
Division of Pediatric Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine
Primary Children´s Medical Center | Salt Lake City, UT

Debra E. Weese-Mayer, MD
Professor of Pediatrics and Beatrice Cummings Mayer Professor of Pediatric Autonomic Medicine
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Chief, Division of Pediatric Autonomic Medicine
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago and the Stanley Manne Children’s Research Institute
Chicago, IL

CME: The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

ANCC/AANP: The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) & the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) accept AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

AARC: An application has been made to the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) for continuing education contact hours for respiratory therapists. Determination of credit is pending.

AAST: An application has been submitted to the American Association of Sleep Technologists. Determination of credit is pending.

CREDIT DESIGNATIONS

Physicians: The Warren Alpert Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Respiratory Therapists: Determination of CRCE credit pending.

Sleep Technologists: Determination of AAST credit pending.

Available Credit

  • 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 3.75 Attendance
    Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this program is designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. This credit is accepted by the AAPA and AANP.

Price

Cost:
$135.00
Please login or register to take this course.

Pre-registration is required by November 30, 2021.

Conference Fees include: CME / CE credit, access to live virtual events, and recordings for up to three months post conference.

 Registration FeeTrainees*
Pediatric Polysomnography
December 1, 2021
$135.00$75.00
Best Practices Course
December 2, 2021
$135.00$75.00
Pediatric Behavioral Sleep Medicine
December 2, 2021
$135.00$75.00
Pediatric Sleep Medicine Meeting
December 3, 2021
$160.00$75.00

*Trainee rate eligibility:
1. You are currently engaged in an academic program of study working toward a terminal degree (undergraduate or graduate); or
2. You finished your terminal degree (PhD, MD, RN) and are currently engaged in a training program at an academic and/or medical institution (post-doctoral fellow, resident).

Cancellation/Substitution Deadline — November 15, 2021

Substitutions may be made by phone or e-mail without additional charge. Refunds minus a $75.00 administrative fee will be issued if cancellation is received in writing by November 15, 2021.  This conference is subject to change or cancellation.

For More Information: Office of Continuing Medical Education at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.