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September 25, 2021

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Inaugural Sleep Conference 2021

Please join us for our inaugural sleep conference September 25, 2021. Click here to register via EventBrite. Please see below for a full description of topics.

Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:


  1. Define the entrance criteria for hypoglossal nerve stimulation implantation.

  2. Assess the pros and cons of various PAP alternatives.

  3. Examine potentials ways to expand your scope of practice via the CCSH credential.

  4. Examine pediatric hypersomnias and the role of HSAT in a pediatric population.

  5. Identify key verbiage necessary to satisfy billing requirements for PAP therapy.

 

Conference Agenda

The Dakota Sleep Society invites you to join us for a day of sleep-related educational content delivered at your convenience. 

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 The American Academy of Sleep Medicine and The Dakota Sleep Society. The American Academy of Sleep Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


The American Academy of Sleep Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 4.25 category 1 credits toward the AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ . Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of the participation in the activity.

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Keynote Address 8:35 am - 9:25 am

Dr. Suresh Kotegal

An Update on Childhood Narcolepsy:

1. To discuss how childhood narcolepsy differs from that of adults
2. To help clinicians make an early and definitive diagnosis of narcolepsy
3. To update current management strategies for this condition

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Speaker 9:25 am - 10:05 am

Dr. Brent Nichols

Hypoglossal Nerve Stimulation:

1) Understand hypoglossal nerve anatomy and understand tongue and palate contribution to OSA
2) Physiology and Criteria for Hypoglossal Nerve Stimulation implantation
3) Common complications / pitfalls
4) Patient outcomes at Sanford Health, Fargo

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Speaker 10:05 am - 10:50 am

Dr. Matthew Eaton

Dental Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea:

1. Management of sleep apnea with dental appliances.
2. Types of dental devices
3. Choosing the right patients and troubleshooting dental appliances

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Speaker 11:00 am - 11:45 am

Tara Vander Laan

Scoring REM and RBD: 

1. Learn to identify the start of REM sleep.
2. Identify the significance of EEG waves in the scoring of REM sleep.
3. Differentiate between phasic REM-related movements and abnormal REM-related movements.
4. Learn how to implement the REM without atonia scoring rules.

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Speaker 11:45 am - 12:25 pm

Dr. Arveity Setty

Pediatric Sleep Apnea and Home Sleep Apnea Testing in Children:

1. Understand more about the diagnosis of pediatric sleep apnea 
2. Management of pediatric sleep apnea
3. Role of home sleep apnea testing in children

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Speaker 1:00 pm - 1:35 pm

Dr. Seema Khosla

Non-PAP Options to Treat Obstructive Sleep Apnea:

1. To understand that there are various non-PAP options available to treat OSA
2. Explore the criteria necessary for Hypoglossal Nerve Stimulation
3. To learn about patient selection for positional sleep apnea.
4. To understand the follow-up required if a non-PAP option is chosen.

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Speaker 1:35 pm - 2:10 pm
BONUS Lecture - no CEU/CME provided

Andrea Ramberg, RPSGT, CCSH, RRT

The Expanding Role of the Sleep Technologist:

1. Understand the various careers Sleep Technologists can have.
2. What is the CCSH credential and how it can be used.
3. How to expand your reach as a Sleep Technologist.

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Speaker 2:10 pm - 2:35 pm
BONUS Lecture - no CEU/CME provided

Linda Skiple

Challenges in the PAP World - How Can You Help?

1. Understand requirements needed for prescribing CPAP and BiLevel devices for Medicare and Commercial payors.
2. Understand documentation required in your patient's medical record for ongoing treatment.
3. Understand reasons for insurance denial of equipment

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 The American Academy of Sleep Medicine and The Dakota Sleep Society. The American Academy of Sleep Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


The AMA Council on Medical Education mandates that accredited providers only offer AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ to physicians. Non-physicians will be provided a letter of attendance indicating the number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ awarded for the sessions they attended.


Continuing Medical Education (CME) Credit for Physicians
The American Academy of Sleep Medicine 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. 


Continuing Education Credit (CECS) For Sleep Technologists

This activity has been approved by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine for a maximum of 4.25 AASM CECs. Individuals should only claim those credits earned as a result of this activity.


Physician Assistant (PA) Credit
PAs may claim a maximum of 4.25 Category 1 credits for completing this activity. NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. 

Nurse Practitioner (NP) Credit
NPs may claim a maximum of 4.25 Category 1 credits for completing this activity. The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board (AANPCB) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME. Individuals are responsible for checking with the AANPCB for further guidelines. 

Technologist Continuing Education (CEC)
The American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) will offer AASM Continuing Education Credits (CECs) to sleep technologists who attend the 2021 Dakota Sleep Society Inaugural Virtual Conference. A maximum of 4.25 credits will be awarded. 


Letter of Attendance
Individuals who are not eligible for any type of continuing education credits offered at this meeting may receive a letter of attendance outlining the number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ designated for the sessions they attend at the 2021 Dakota Sleep Society Inaugural Virtual Conference.

 

Speaker Conflicts of Interest

All speakers and conference planners have disclosed any potential conflicts of interest. Please click to review details of their disclosures.