Webcast - Sleep Center Symposium, 15th Annual

November 11, 2017

Sleep disorders are highly prevalent in modern society. The majority of patients with sleep disorders remain undiagnosed and untreated. If not treated, a sleep disorder can lead to chronic fatigue, disorientation and the inability to accomplish everyday tasks. This half-day symposium will focus on the medical management of common and important challenges facing healthcare professionals who care for patients with sleep disorders.

For complete details and schedule, please visit the symposium website:SleepMiami.BaptistHealth.net

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Target Audience

Sleep medicine specialists, neurologists, pulmonologists, primary care physicians, general internists, general surgeons, cardiologists, ENT physicians, psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses, social workers, pharmacists, respiratory specialists, sleep technicians and all other interested healthcare providers

Learning Objectives

  •     Implement assessment tools to assist in diagnosing sleep disorders.
  •     Discuss appropriate treatment options for sleep disorders.
  •     Discuss the latest surgical treatment for obstructive sleep apnea.
  •     Examine upper airway stimulation indications of obstructive sleep apnea and implement treatment plans.
  •     Describe sleep patterns specific to women.
  •     Identify and explain sleep patterns during pregnancy as well as during menopause.
  •     Explain special aspects of sleep apnea as they pertain to women’s health.
  •     Develop an in-depth understanding of the interactive relationship between neurologic illnesses and sleep.
  •     Implement diagnostic skills for sleep disorders impacted by Parkinson’s disease.
  •     Explain treatment options to patients with Parkinson’s disease and sleep disorders.
  •     Explain current insights as to the etiology and pathogenesis of excessive daytime sleepiness.
  •     Identify diagnostic and treatment tools to better alleviate excessive daytime sleepiness and its undesirable sequelae.
  •     Explain and compare similarities and differences in sleep disorders in adults in comparison to the pediatric population.
  •     Improve diagnostic acumen when approaching irregularities in pediatric patients and implement effective treatment options.
  •     Describe normative changes in sleep with aging.
  •     Identify the changing relative risk for various sleep disorders with aging.
  •     Describe evidence-based practices for the treatment of insomnia.
  •     Explain the complexities of melatonin and its appropriate administration.
  •     Evaluate patients with sleep apnea and provide appropriate treatment recommendations incorporating new treatment modalities.
  •     Describe the role of polysomnography in a patient with suspected sleep apnea.   
Course Summary
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
11/11/2017 - 8:00am EST
Event ends: 
11/11/2017 - 12:45pm EST
United States


Parking: Parking is available in the employee parking garage and Visitors Parking.

Directions to South Miami Hospital


Baptist Health provides accredited continuing education (CME/CE) to doctors, nurses and allied​ health professionals.

Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.

Baptist Health South Florida designates this live activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been approved for 4.25 credit hours, CE Broker Course #20-620720, by the Florida Boards of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine, Psychology (4 hours) and the Florida Council of Physician Assistants.​

This activity has been approved for 4 contact hours each by Florida State Board of Nursing, Baptist Health South Florida. CE Broker Provider #50-182.

This activity has been approved for 4 contact hours by the Florida State Board of Occupational Therapy, Baptist Health South Florida. CE Broker Provider #50-182.

This activity has been approved for 4 contact hours for respiratory therapy personnel in the category of direct delivery of respiratory care services by the State of Florida, Baptist Health South Florida. CE Broker Provider #50-182.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ claimed by physicians attending live events certified and organized in the United States for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ can be claimed through the agreement on mutual recognition of credits between UEMS and AMA, considered as being equal to the European Continuous Medical Education Credits (ECMEC©) granted by the UEMS. One AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ is equivalent to one (1) hour of European EACCME Credit (ECMEC©). Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.


* NOTE: Partial credits are not available. Participants must attend the symposium in its entirety to receive continuing education credit. (This does not apply to M.D.s, D.O.s and DPMs.)

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