Sleep Center Symposium, 16th Annual

Miami, FL US
November 10, 2018

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.

Target Audience

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

 

Learning Objectives

  • 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.  
  • Recognize sleep disorders commonly observed in patients with dementia and Parkinson's disease.
  • Outline treatment options for sleep disorders in patients with dementia and Parkinson's disease.
  • Identify the association between obesity and sleep disorders.
  • Describe the role of bariatric surgery in improving health – especially sleep disorders.
  • Utilize clinical consensus guidelines regarding the perioperative management of obstructive sleep apnea patients.
  • Improve accuracy in diagnosis and management of various sleep disorders by utilizing careful and thorough patient histories, clinical evaluation and critical thinking.
  • Recognized that multiple sleep disorders often occur concomitantly.
  • Identify the prevalence of existing racial and socioeconomic sleep health disparities in the U.S.
  • Describe the multifactorial nature of the etiology of these disparities in sleep as they relate to patients, providers and the healthcare system.
  • Implement proposed strategies to reduce/narrow racial and socioeconomic sleep health disparities.
  • Describe findings regarding the association between sleep and cancer.
  • Formulate treatment plans for cancer patients with sleep problems to include behavioral therapies when appropriate.
  • Link the pathways and consequences of sleep disorders to the risk for cognitive impairment and dementia.
  • Explain the available treatment options for sleep disorders and their effect on dementia risk.
  • Recognize and actively evaluate sleep disorders, particularly in patients at risk for cognitive impairment/dementia.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 4.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 4.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 4.00 Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
  • 4.00 Florida Board of Psychology
  • 4.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
  • 4.25 General certificate of attendance
Course opens: 
07/10/2018
Course expires: 
12/29/2018
Event starts: 
11/10/2018 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
11/10/2018 - 12:45pm
Rating: 
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7:30 a.m.       Registration and Continental Breakfast
 
7:50 a.m.       Welcome and Introductions
                      Timothy L. Grant, M.D. and Jeremy I. Tabak, M.D.

8:00 a.m.      Sleep Apnea
                     Jeremy Tabak, M.D.

8:20 a.m.       Update on Pediatric Sleep Disorders
                      Mercedes Bello, M.D.

8:50 a.m.       Sleep and Neurodegenerative Conditions
                      Sergio Jaramillo, M.D.

9: 20 a.m.      Questions and Answers

9:35 a.m.       Break and Exhibits
 
9:55 a.m.       Sleep Disorders and Bariatric Surgery and How to Lose Weight Without Trying  
                       Ashutosh Kaul, MD, FACS, FRCS

10:40 a.m.     It Ain't What is Seems - Take Another Look - Case Presentations 2018.
                      Timothy Grant, M.D.      
 
11:00 a.m.     Questions and Answers

11:10 a.m.     Break and Exhibits

11:30 a.m.     Racial and Socioeconomic Sleep Health Disparities
                      Douglas M. Wallace, M.D.

11:50 a.m.     Sleep & Cancer
                      Marcy Wasman, Ph.D.  
 
12:10 p.m.     Sleep and Aging; is poor sleep a risk for dementia?
                      Albert Ramos, M.D.

12:30 p.m.     Questions and Answers  
 
12:45 p.m.     Adjourn

South Miami Hospital
6200 SW 73 St
Victor E. Clark Education Center, Auditorium
Miami, FL 33134
United States

Timothy L. Grant, M.D., FAASM
Symposium Director
Medical Director, Baptist Health Sleep Center at Sunset
Neurologist, Baptist and South Miami Hospitals
Diplomate, American Board of Sleep Medicine
Miami, Florida

Timothy Grant, M.D., FAASM, indicated that neither he nor his spouse/partner has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and he will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in his presentation or discussion.

Jeremy I. Tabak, M.D. FCCP, FAASM
Symposium Director
Medical Director, Baptist Hospital Sleep Laboratory and Baptist Sleep Center at Galloway
Pulmonologist, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
Baptist, Doctors, Mariners and South Miami Hospitals
Diplomate, American Board of Sleep Medicine and American Board of Internal Medicine in Sleep Medicine
Miami, Florida

Jeremy Tabak, M.D. FCCP, FAASM, indicated that neither he nor his spouse/partner has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and he will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in his presentation or discussion.

Mercedes Bello, M.D.
Pediatric Neurology
Baptist and South Miami Hospital
Medical Director, Sleep Disorder Center
Nicklaus Children’s Hospital
Miami, Florida

Mercedes Bello, M.D., indicated that neither she nor her spouse/partner has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and she will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in her presentation or discussion.

Sergio Jaramillo, M.D., FAASM
Board Certified Neurologist and Sleep Specialist
Baptist Health South Florida
Miami, Florida

PENDING DISCLOSURE STATEMENT

Ashutosh Kaul, MD, FACS, FRCS
Professor of Surgery & Program Director, Fellowship in MIS Surgery
New York Medical College
Section Chief & Director Minimally Invasive Surgery, Westchester Medical Center
Director Bariatric Surgery, Greenwich Hospital
Valhalla, New York

Ashutosh Kaul, MD, FACS, FRCS, indicated that neither he nor his spouse/partner has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and he will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in his presentation or discussion.

Alberto Rafael Ramos, M.D.
Associate Professor of Neurology and Sleep Medicine
University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine
Miami, Florida

Alberto Rafael Ramos, M.D. indicated that his receives Grant/Research Support from the National Institutes of Health, the National Institutes of Aging and National Institutes of Heart, and that he is a Consultant for MCMC, LLC., MrIOA, Inc., CompPartners. Dr. Ramos will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in his presentation or discussion.

Douglas M Wallace, M.D., FAASM
Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology
University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine
Miami, Florida

Douglas M Wallace, M.D., FAASM, indicated that neither he nor his spouse/partner has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and he will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in his presentation or discussion.

Marcy I. Wasman, Ph.D., CBSM
Psychologist
Baptist, South Miami and Doctors Hospitals
Miami, Florida

Marcy I. Wasman, Ph.D., CBSM, indicated that neither she nor her spouse/partner has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and she will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in her presentation or discussion.

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Disclosure Policy and Disclaimer

Accreditation and Credits

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 4.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been approved for 4.25 credit hours by the Florida Boards of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine, the Florida Council of Physician Assistants and the Florida Board of Psychology (4 credits). CE Broker Course #20-678574.

Approved for a total of 4.0 contact hours by the Florida State Board of Nursing, and Respiratory Therapy . CE Broker Provider #50-182. CE Broker Course #20-678574.

Available Credit

  • 4.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 4.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 4.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 4.00 Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
  • 4.00 Florida Board of Psychology
  • 4.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
  • 4.25 General certificate of attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
07/10/2018
Course expires: 
12/29/2018
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