Registration for two of the most popular courses in sleep medicine closes at 8 a.m. Wednesday, February 6, 2008. Don’t miss your opportunity to join renowned experts and your colleagues for stimulating presentations, collegial networking, and a bit of sun and warmth; attend Advanced Sleep Medicine and Management of a Sleep Disorders Center: Administrative, Legal & Health Policy Practices courses February 8 – 10, 2008, in Clearwater, Fla.

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Stay up to date on the latest developments in sleep medicine by attending the Advanced Sleep Medicine course. Featured sessions address relevant and current topics in the field:
  • The Future of Sleep Scoring with Con Iber, MD, and Ruth Benca, MD, PhD
  • Shades of Gray: The Complex Story of Complex Sleep Apnea with Ken Casey, MD, M. Safwan Badr, MD, and Robert Thomas, MD
  • Genetics of Sleep with David Rye, MD, PhD, Susan Redline, MD, MPH and Christopher Jones, MD, PhD
Get an in-depth education about issues related to business practices of sleep centers by attending Management of a Sleep Disorders Center: Administrative, Legal & Health Policy Practices. The course addresses issues pertinent to the opening and operating of free-standing and hospital-based sleep disorders centers, presents new information essential to the operation of a sleep disorders center, provides perspectives on recruitment and retention of allied health staff, and reviews legislative and regulatory issues that affect practice.

Attendees of both courses are invited to attend a discussion forum on portable monitoring, led by AASM President-elect Mary Susan Esther, MD, and AASM Executive Director Jerry Barrett.