Symposium Schedule

2016 New Jersey Sleep Society Annual Symposium
Schedule for
 November 5-6, 2016

Program Objective:

This program is designed to update healthcare providers and interested members of the public regarding the most current evidence based research on sleep and sleep disorders. The learning activity will address information gaps to permit attendees to provide anticipatory guidance as well as direct treatment or appropriate referral to specialists to treat patients in accordance with the latest developments regarding sleep and sleep disorders.

Saturday, November 5th, 2016

9:00 am Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:55 am Lee J. Brooks, MD
President, New Jersey Sleep Society
Welcome and Introduction
10:00 am Maurits S. Boon, MD
Surgical Advances in Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea
11:00 am Deborah Schwengel, MD, M.Ed
Perioperative Management of Children with Obstructive Sleep Apnea  Syndrome
12:00 pm Lunch and Visit Exhibits
1:30 pm Samuel T. Kuna, MD
Sleep Telemedicine – Ready for Prime Time?
2:30 pm Stuart F. Quan, MD
Is it important to treat mild obstructive sleep apnea?
3:30 pm Break and Visit exhibits
4:00 pm Stuart F. Quan, MD
Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Neurocognition
5:00 pm Ted Thurn, MPS
Changes in Sleep Medicine
6:00 pm Networking Reception, Cocktails & Poster Viewing
7:00 pm Dinner (optional, additional charge)

Sunday, November 6th, 2016

7:30 am Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:30 am Michelle Ward, RPSGT
Children in the Sleep Lab:  A Technologist’s Perspective
9:30 am Lynn Marie Trotti, MD, MSc
It’s not sleep apnea, so why am I sleepy?  Central Disorders of Hypersomnolence
10:30 am Break and Visit Exhibits
11:00 am Lynn Marie Trotti, MD, MSc
Stop kicking!  Trends and Advances in Restless Legs Syndrome
12:00 pm Kamrul Khan, MD
The Year in Review of Sleep Medicine
1:00 pm Wrap-up and Awarding of Prizes
1:30 pm Board Meeting – open to all attendees