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16th Annual Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment of Sleep Apnea and Snoring

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Department: Otolaryngology
Course Number: MOT10003
Start: Friday, February 12, 2010
End: Saturday, February 13, 2010
Location: San Francisco, California
InterContinental Hotel San Francisco
Fees: $725 - Physicians
$600 - Nurses/Pharmacist/Allied Health Professionals/Fellows
UCSF Association of Clinical Faculty Vouchers are accepted for this course. For more information please call the Office of Continuing Medical Education at 415-476-4251. 
Credit: 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

Overview:
This course has been coordinated through the University of California, San Francisco Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery and the Penn Sleep Center at the University of Pennsylvania. The program is designed to provide a comprehensive review and update on recent advances in sleep apnea and snoring. New approaches and controversies in the management of patients with sleep disordered breathing will be highlighted. Leaders in the field of sleep science from Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, and Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery will share their medical and surgical expertise in didactic sessions, case presentations and workshops. There will be ample opportunity for interaction with participating faculty. An electronic course syllabus, complete with program outline and up-to-date references will be provided to each participant. Please bring your laptop if you would like to view the syllabus during the didactic sessions.

TARGET AUDIENCE
This continuing medical education program is intended for the physician in Sleep Medicine, Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, Pulmonary Medicine, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Cardiology, Neurology, Psychiatry, and Geriatrics. Sleep respiratory therapy technologists and nurses are also invited to attend this program.

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Objectives:
Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss new developments in the diagnosis of pathogenesis, and management of patients with sleep disordered breathing;
  • Identify alternative treatments for sleep apnea and snoring;
  • Assess new insights from upper airway imaging;
  • Evaluate new and established surgical techniques for SDB;
  • Assess the medical and social consequences of sleep apnea and snoring in the care and treatment of patients.

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Accreditation:
The University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

UCSF designates this educational activity for a maximum of 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Optional Sessions are each worth 1 additional AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This CME activity meets the requirements under California Assembly Bill 1195, continuing education and cultural and linguistic competency.

For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME.

The California Board of Pharmacy accepts as continuing professional education those courses that meet the standard of relevance to pharmacy practice and have been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.

American Academy of Physician Assistants accepts category 1 credit from AOACCME, Prescribed credit from AAFP, and AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTMfrom organizations accredited by the ACCME.

UCSF is authorized to award 14 continuing dental education credits by the Dental Board of California and is an ADA CERP recognized provider.

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Course Outline:
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2010

7:00 am Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:00 Overview of Sleep Disorders
Richard J. Schwab, MD

8:30 Outcomes and Multidisciplinary Treatment of Insomnia
David N. Neubauer, MD, MA

9:00 Pathophysiology and Clinical Presentation of Sleep Apnea
Allan I. Pack, MB, ChB, PhD

9:30 Outcome Measures in OSA
Andrew N. Goldberg, MD, MSCE

9:50 Update on Home Sleep Studies
Samuel T. Kuna, MD

10:10 Break and Exhibit Viewing

10:40 UARS – What is New?
Christian Guilleminault, MD

11:10 Geriatric OSA – Should We Treat It?
Eric J. Kezirian, MD, MPH

11:40 The Obesity Epidemic and OSA
Gary D. Foster, PhD

12:10 pm Diagnosis and Management of Obesity – Hypoventilation Syndrome
David M. Claman, MD

12:30 Lunch (On Your Own) or Optional Break Out Sessions ($30 each, includes lunch):
PSG Board Review
or
Surgical Lab*
*CME Credit is Not Available for the Surgical Lab.

1:50 Cardiovascular Consequences of OSA
Samuel T. Kuna, MD

2:10 Complex Sleep Apnea – Is It a Disease?
David M. Claman, MD

2:30 CPAP – The Treatment of Choice for Patients with OSA?
Samuel T. Kuna, MD

2:50 New PAP Interfaces and Adherence Tracking Systems
Richard J. Schwab, MD

3:20 Oral Appliances and their Clinical Applications
Peter Cistulli, MD

3:50 Break and Exhibit Viewing

4:10 Insights into the Management of SDB Utilizing
Richard J. Schwab, MD

4:30 Nasal Evaluation and Non-Surgical Nasal Therapy in SDB
Edward M. Weaver, MD, MPH

4:50 Physical Examination and Identifying the Sites of Obstruction in OSA
Eric J. Kezirian, MD, MPH

5:10 Adjourn

5:30 pm Grappa and Wine Tasting Reception Mingle with attendees and faculty while enjoying grappa, wine, and cheese from the culinary center of California's Bay Area.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2010

7:30 am Continental Breakfast

8:00 am The Politics of Sleep in 2010
William C. Dement, MD, PhD

8:45 Sleep Year in Review 2010
Allan I. Pack, MB, ChB, PhD

9:30 How to Achieve Weight Loss in Sleep Apnea
Gary D. Foster, PhD

10:00 Break and Exhibit Viewing

10:30 Bariatric Surgery in OSA
Stanley J. Rogers, MD, FACS

11:00 Critical Review of T&A in the Treatment of Sleep Apnea in Children
Kristina W. Rosbe, MD, FAAP

11:30 Pediatric OSA Treatment – Beyond T&A
Kasey K. Li, MD, DDS

12:00 pm Medical Economics and Reimbursement
Marc I. Raphaelson, MD

12:30 Lunch (On Your Own) or Optional Break Out Sessions ($30 each, includes lunch):
Fiscally Sound Sleep Lab in 2010
or
Surgical Case Presentations

1:50 Perioperative Management in OSA
Andrew N. Goldberg, MD, MSCE

2:10 Surgical Treatment of Nasal Obstruction
Edward W. Chang, MD, FACS

2:30 What is the Role of Soft Palate Surgery in OSA?
Edward M. Weaver, MD, MPH

3:00 Airway and Airflow Characteristics in SDB
Nelson B. Powell, MD, DDS

3:30 Break and Exhibit Viewing

3:50 Hypopharyngeal Surgery and MMA
Kasey Li, MD, DDS

4:20 Novel Options for Treating OSA
Eric J. Kezirian, MD, MPH

4:40 Treating OSA in 2010 and Beyond
Edward M. Weaver, MD, MPH

5:10 pm Adjourn

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Chairs:
Andrew N. Goldberg, MD, MSCE
Professor and Director
Division of Rhinology and
Sinus Surgery, Department of
Otolaryngology – Head and Neck
Surgery, University of California,
San Francisco

Eric J. Kezirian, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor and Director
Division of Sleep Surgery
Department of Otolaryngology –
Head and Neck Surgery
University of California,
San Francisco

Richard J. Schwab, MD
Professor
Pulmonary, Allergy and
Critical Care Division
Division of Sleep Medicine
Department of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Medical Center

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Faculty:
(University of California, San Francisco unless otherwise noted)

Peter Cistulli, MD
Professor of Respiratory Medicine
University of Sydney
Royal North Shore Hospital, and
Woolcock Institute of Medical
Research

David M. Claman, MD
Clinical Professor and Director
Sleep Disorders Center
Department of Medicine

William C. Dement, MD, PhD
Director, Sleep Disorders
Clinic and Laboratory
Stanford University
School of Medicine

Gary D. Foster, PhD
Director, Center for Obesity
Research and Education Professor,
Medicine and Public Health, Temple
University

Christian Guilleminault, MD
Associate Director, Sleep Disorders
Clinic and Research Center
Professor, Sleep Medicine Division
Stanford University
School of Medicine

Edward W. Chang, MD FACS
Chief of Education
Assistant Chief, Department of Head and Neck Surgery
Facial Plastic Surgery at Cosmetic Services
Kaiser Permanente-Santa Rosa Medical Center

Samuel T. Kuna, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Chief, Pulmonary, Critical Care
and Sleep Section, Philadelphia
Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Kasey K. Li, MD, DDS
Associate Professor
of Sleep Medicine
Department of Psychiatry
Stanford University
School of Medicine

David N. Neubauer, MD, MA
Associate Director
Johns Hopkins Sleep
Disorders Center
Assistant Professor
Department of Psychiatry
Johns Hopkins University
School of Medicine

Allan I. Pack, MB, ChB, PhD
Professor and Chief
Division of Sleep Medicine Director,
Center for Sleep and Respiratory
Neurobiology University of
Pennsylvania
Medical Center

Nelson B. Powell, MD, DDS
Adjunct Clinical Professor
Stanford University
School of Medicine

Marc I. Raphaelson, MD
Medical Director
SleepMed, Metro Washington DC

Stanley J. Rogers, MD, FACS
Associate Professor UCSF Bariatric
Surgery Center

KristinaW. Rosbe, MD, FAAP, FACS
Associate Professor
Director of Pediatric Otolaryngology

Edward M.Weaver, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of
Otolaryngology, Surgical Program
Director of Sleep Disorders Center
University of Washington and
Harborview Medical Center

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Travel & Lodging:
Intercontinental San Francisco
888 Howard Street
San Francisco, California 94103-3011
415-392-3434
http://www.intercontinentalsanfrancisco.com/

Hotel Rates: $199

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Cancellation Policy:
Cancellations received in writing one week prior to the first day of the course will be refunded, less a $75 administrative fee. No refunds will be made on cancellations received after that date.

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