2018 New Jersey Sleep Society Annual Symposium Schedule for October 13-14, 2018
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, October 13TH, 2018
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 Edward Matthews, BS, RRT-NPS-SDS Non-Invasive Ventilation in the Sleep Center
11:00 am Izabela Milaniak, MA Marijuana and Sleep Disorders: Harmful or Helpful?
12:00 pm Lunch and Visit Exhibits
Optional (non-CME) Breakout Sessions
**Suzanne Stevens, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, KU Medical Center, The University of Kansas - Hypoglossal nerve stimulation from the physician’s perspective
**Michael F. Coleman, BA, RPSGT, RST, Sr. Therapy Program Development Manager, Inspire Medical Systems - The Role of the Sleep Technologist in managing patients on a hypoglossal nerve stimulator
1:30 pm Debra Lynne Gruenstein, Esquire PSG, CPAP, PAP, IDTF, PC, TC, DHS, DME, AASM, OIG, HST, OCST, BRPT: Untangling the ABC’s of the Law of Sleep Medicine
2:30 pm Kingman P. Strohl, MD The Physiological Basis of Therapy for Obstructive Sleep Apnea
3:30 pm Break and Visit exhibits
4:00 pm Kingman P. Strohl, MD When Does an OSA Patient Need Immediate Attention? A Case-Based Discussion
5:00 pm Raman Malhotra, MD Updates from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine
6:00 pm Dinner (optional, additional charge)
SUNDAY, October 14TH, 2018
7:30 am Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:30 am Namni Goel, Ph.D. Why are We Sleepy? Predicting Individual Responses to Sleep Loss
9:30 am M. Safwan Badr, MD, MBA Central Apnea: Headline or Footnote?
10:30 am Break and Visit Exhibits
11:00 am M. Safwan Badr, MD, MBA Sleep is the Answer: What Was the Question?