Make plans to attend the postgraduate courses on Saturday, June 9 and Sunday, June 10, during SLEEP 2012 held at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston. Twelve full-day and half-day postgraduate courses will be presented prior to the general session. These courses provide attendees with comprehensive coverage of important topics in sleep medicine and sleep research. Several new courses are being offered this year; just a few of the postgraduate courses offered are:

C02: Trends in Sleep Medicine Practice
Saturday, June 9 | 8:00am–5:00pm
Course Co-chairs: Douglas Kirsch, MD; and Michael Littner, MD
Course topics: insurance regulations; coding and reimbursement; home sleep testing; autoPAP; CPAP adherence; actigraphy; and more.

C08: Gizmos and Gadgets: Technological Advances in Clinical Outpatient Sleep Medicine
Only 3 Seats Remaining!
Sunday, June 10 | 8:00am–5:00pm
Course Chair: Neil Freedman, MD
Course topics: PAP devices; portable monitoring systems; actigraphy devices; hands-on evaluation, prescription, adjustment and trouble-shooting with various devices.

C11: Sleep and Sleep Disorders in Pregnancy
Sunday, June 10 | 8:00am–12:00pm
Course Co-chairs: Ghada Boujeily, MD; and Katherine Sharkey, MD, PhD
Course topics: normal and abnormal sleep in pregnancy; risk factors for RLS; effects of sleep disordered breathing and mood disorders; and more.

Why pre-register for postgraduate courses? Most postgraduate courses sell out prior to the meeting. In addition, this year course materials are available in an electronic-format only. Individuals who pre-register will receive instructions one week in advance of the meeting to download and/or print the materials at home and will receive a flash drive at the meeting. Individuals who register for postgraduate courses at the meeting will only receive the materials on a flash drive.

You must register for the SLEEP 2012 general session to attend postgraduate courses. If you have already registered for SLEEP 2012 and wish to add a course, complete the PDF registration form, and return this form with payment to the APSS to have the course added to your existing registration. For more information about these and other courses and sessions to be presented during SLEEP 2012, visit the SLEEP 2012 website at to view the full Preliminary Program. Questions about the meeting may be directed to the APSS meeting department by sending an email to or by calling 630-737-9768.