C141 - Integrating Sleep Medicine Concepts into Your Child Neurology Practice

Event Time: Wednesday April 25, 2018 7:00 am to 9:00 am
Topic(s): Child Neurology and Developmental Neurology, Sleep
Director(s): Suresh Kotagal MD, FAAN
Description: Close to a third of children with neurologic problems show sleep-wake dysfunction, the evaluation and management of which can enhance the quality of life of patients. The course faculty are experienced child neurologists and sleep specialists who will share updated and clinically relevant information using an interactive and case-based approach.
Completion Message: Participants should be able to assess childhood sleep-wake disorders in the office setting and utilize pediatric sleep-specific survey instruments; update their knowledge about the diagnosis and management of primary hypersomnia disorders like narcolepsy and Kleine Levin syndrome; appreciate the bidirectional relationship between epilepsy and sleep; and understand the role that improvements in sleep-wake function may play in rehabilitation after head injury.
CME Credits: 2
Core Competencies: Medical Knowledge, Patient Care, Practice-Based Learning and Improvement

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