C226 - How to Integrate Sleep Medicine into Your Child Neurology Practice

Event Time: Friday April 28, 2017 7:00 am to 9:00 am
Topic(s): Child Neurology and Developmental Neurology, Sleep
Director(s): Suresh Kotagal MD, FAAN
Description: Between 20-40 percent of childhood neurologic disorders are associated with altered sleep-wake function. The incorporation of sleep medicine concepts into the child neurology practice enhances clinical outcomes and the quality of life of our patients. The course faculty are experienced child neurologists and sleep specialists. They will focus on enhancing the sleep-related knowledge-base and discuss sleep management strategies relevant to pediatric neurology practitioners.
Completion Message: Participants should be able to understand components of a sleep-focused history and examination and become aware of the utility and limitations of common sleep laboratory diagnostic procedures; appreciate the bi-directional relationship between sleep and epilepsy; understand how enhancing sleep can improve the quality of life in neurodevelopmental disorders such as autism; and learn about how improving sleep impacts childhood headache syndromes.
CME Credits: 2
Core Competencies: Medical Knowledge, Patient Care

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