Online registration is now available for all four AASM courses offered this Fall. In each of these courses, expert faculty will provide sleep medicine practitioners and allied health professionals interested in learning more about sleep medicine with in-depth, timely and relevant information that will improve their knowledge and understanding of sleep medicine disorders and other issues related to the field. A full schedule for each of these courses, including session listings, is available in the AASM Fall Course Brochure:
Interpreting Sleep Studies Course:
September 29-30 – Darien, IL
AASM faculty will discuss the interpretation of polysomnography, actigraphy and out of center sleep testing (OCST). Sessions will focus on clinical signs, indications for testing, interpretation of tests and development of treatment plans.
Sleep Disorders for the Physician Assistant or Advanced Practice Nurse:
October 6-7 – Darien, IL
This course intended for physician assistants and advanced practice nurses. Case-based lectures and hands-on demonstrations will educate attendees about normal sleep, diagnosing and treating sleep disorders and procedures for billing and documentation.
Sleep Medicine Board Review Course:
October 11-14 – Baltimore, MD
A broad review of sleep medicine, mirroring the topics covered in the ABMS sleep medicine examination content areas. The course will include a mixture of sessions on basic sleep mechanisms and evaluation of polysomograms, case-based lectures on the entire range of sleep disorders in the ICSD-2 and question-based presentations. Attendees also have the option to attend one of both half-day companion courses, Intensive Scoring Review and Basic Science of Sleep for the Sleep Specialist, on Thursday, October 11.
Diagnosing and Treating Sleep Disorders in the Pediatric Population:
October 27-28 – Darien, IL
A review of what physicians need to know in order to diagnose and treat sleep disorders in the pediatric population. Sessions will focus on clinical signs, testing and treatment plans for pediatric patients. When pertinent, lectures will include information on business considerations that sleep centers must account for when seeing pediatric patients.
On Friday, October 26 the Sleep Research Society is offering a full-day add-on course Toddlers, Tweens and Teens: A Survey of Pediatric Sleep Research. The add-on will provide a review of pediatric sleep research and provide a framework for the full course as presentations focus on the science of sleep and development from infancy to adulthood.