The School of Sleep Medicine, Inc.

Clinical Polysomnography and Sleep Medicine

Course Description


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Clinical Polysomnography and Sleep Medicine

Palo Alto May 22-25, 2019 | CME : 28 Hours| $3200** ( Use code: L1JJAMD to SAVE 30% )

Target Audience
Physicians, dentists, surgeons, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, school nurses, orthodontists, sleep (polysomnography )technologists, sleep health educators, dental hygienists, dental assistants, physical therapists, respiratory therapists, EEG technologists, psychologists, any health care professional or administrator interested in sleep and sleep disorders, including technical aspects of polysomnography and interpretation of sleep studies.

This course is designed to provide participants with a comprehensive, practical review of the basics of sleep medicine through lectures and workshops.

Lecture Topics

  • Normal human sleep

  • Circadian rhythms

  • Childhood and adolescent sleep disorders

  • Insomnia

  • Narcolepsy

  • Sleep related breathing disorders

  • The Role of Dentistry and Orthodontics in Sleep Medicine

  • Recent advances in sleep related breathing disorders

  • Surgical management of the sleep apnea patient

  • Sleep disorders and public health and safety

  • Sleep and aging

  • Positive airway pressure treatment of sleep related breathing disorders

  • Parasomnias

  • Polysomnography: the sleep laboratory evaluation

  • Home Sleep Testing and Commercial Devices

  • Measurement of excessive daytime sleepiness: MSLT & MWT

  • Review of normal human sleep stage scoring

At the conclusion of the course the participant should be able to discuss or identify:

  • the clinical aspects of normal human sleep throughout the life span

  • the preparation of patient and equipment for sleep monitoring

  • sleep stage scoring and abnormal events recorded on the polysomnogram

  • the symptomatology of sleep disorders and differential diagnoses

  • treatment plans for patients with sleep disorders

Workshop Topics

  • Sleep stage scoring

  • Review of polysomnograms

  • Positive pressure treatment of sleep related breathing disorders

  • Oral Appliances in the Treatment of OSAS

  • Case reviews

  • Abnormal records/artifact recognition


This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education.

It is the intent of The School of Sleep Medicine, Inc. to assure that its CME activities should not be influenced by the special interests of individuals associated with its programs. Having an interest in or affiliation with any corporate organization does not necessarily influence a speaker's presentation, but the relationship must be made known in advance to the audience in accordance with the standards of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education. Faculty disclosure statements are provided in the handout material. The School of Sleep Medicine, Inc. has not received commercial support for these activities.

*This Live activity, Clinical Polysomnography and Sleep Medicine , from 07/11/2018 - 07/11/2019, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to  28.00 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

** Discount offered. See registration page for details.