Friday, April 5, 2019
7 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.
Gundersen Health System
1900 South Ave.
La Crosse, Wis.
Intended Audience: The target audience is Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Neurology and Sleep Medicine clinicians, nurses, residents, students, and anyone interested in Sleep Medicine.
Accreditation Information: Gundersen Lutheran Medical Foundation Inc. is accredited by the Wisconsin Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Gundersen Lutheran Medical Foundation Inc. designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 7.0 AMA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center Inc. is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Wisconsin Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
This program will award up to 7.0 nursing contact hours upon completion.
An application will be submitted to the American Association of Sleep Technologists (AAST) for approval of credit for this conference.
An application will be submitted to the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) for approval of credit for this conference.
Certificates: Certificates will be emailed to attendees within four weeks of completion of the conference
||Friday, April 5, 2019
||Registration, breakfast, and vendors
||Medical Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Enrique Machare, MD, Sleep Medicine, Mayo Clinic Health System
- Name the indications and contraindications of Home Sleep Apnea Testing (HSAT)
- Describe the potential adverse effects of untreated obstructive sleep apnea
- Identify four treatment options for obstructive sleep apnea
||Surgical Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Luke Peterson, MD, Otolaryngology, Gundersen Health System
- Identify the indications and contraindications of hypoglossal nerve stimulation for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea
- Describe Drug-Induced Sedation Endoscopy (DISE)
- Name three adjuvant surgical procedures in the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea
||Break and vendors
||Central Sleep Apnea
Vijay Bandhakavi, MD, Pulmonary, Gundersen Health System
- Name the causes of central sleep apnea
- Describe the pathophysiology of central sleep apnea
- Identify management options for central sleep apnea
|11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
||The Role of Mandibular Repositioning Devices in the Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)
Daniel Tache, DMD, TMJ & Orofacial Pain Treatment Centers of Wisconsin
- Identify when to recommend a Mandibular Repositioning Device (MRD) in place of a Positive Airway Pressure (PAP) device for control of obstructive sleep apnea
- Describe when an MRD should be considered in combination with a PAP device to improve both tolerance and effectiveness
- Explain the mechanisms of how an MRD works
- Summarize the position of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine regarding the appropriateness of recommending an MRD to a patient with OSA in lieu of a PAP device
||Lunch and vendors
Gregory Fischer, MD, Neurology, Gundersen Health System
- Describe parasomnias arising from REM sleep
- Identify common parasomnias in children
- Name differential diagnoses for parasomnias
Daren Tobert, MD, Sleep Lab/EEG, Pulmonary, Gundersen Health System
- Identify the beneficial effects of weight loss on obstructive sleep apnea
- Name three surgical treatments for weight loss
- Describe intermittent fasting
||Break and vendors
||Fundamentals of Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS)
Erica Neumeister, NP, Sleep Lab/EEG, Gundersen Health System
- Name the diagnostic criteria for RLS
- Identify therapeutic treatment options for RLS
- Describe symptoms of augmentation related to dopaminergic drugs
||Somnology and Interdisciplinary Patient Management
Alexander Villareal, MD, Sleep Lab/EEG, Gundersen Health System
- Define the terms intradisciplinary, multidisciplinary, and interdisciplinary
- Describe the roles of a respiratory therapist and sleep technologist in the sleep center
- Depict two examples of how technology is used to improve patient care in sleep medicine
||Closing and Adjourn
Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be requested via email or phone prior to March 29, 2019. A refund minus a $25 administration fee will be issued. No refunds will be made after March 29, 2019.
If the 2019 La Crosse Sleep Medicine Symposium is postponed or cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances, a full refund of registration fees will be provided. Gundersen Medical Foundation Inc. will not be responsible for any related travel costs to the conference.
ADA: In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Gundersen Medical Foundation Inc. seeks to make this conference accessible to all. If you have a disability requiring special accommodations, please email your needs to CMERegistrations@gundersenhealth.org or call (608) 775-6909.
Contact Information: If you have questions, need additional information or have special dietary needs, please email your needs to CMERegistrations@gundersenhealth.org or call (608) 775-6909.
2019 La Crosse Sleep Medicine Symposium: The planning committee has no affiliation/financial relationships to disclose.
Special Thank You: This conference is underwritten in part by the Janis Memorial Fund of Gundersen Medical Foundation