Sleep Conference

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  • Monday, April 3, 2017
  • 7:30 a.m. – Registration and breakfast
  • 8:25 a.m. – 4 p.m. Conference
  • Alumni Center, Medical College of Wisconsin
  • 8701 Watertown Plank Rd., Wauwatosa, WI 53226

This conference will help to improve the knowledge and skills of health care professionals caring for children with sleep disorders. These professionals include physicians, sleep technicians, EEG technicians, respiratory care practitioners, nurses and students of these disciplines.

Conference highlights

  • Learn about orthodontic and surgical interventions for managing OSA
  • Evaluate how popular technology affects sleep in kids and teens
  • Explore the impact and treatment of pediatric insomnia
  • Learn how to evaluate for Pediatric Excessive Daytime Sleepiness
  • Hone your scoring skills at the Pediatric Scoring Workshop

2017 Agenda

7:30 a.m. Registration and breakfast
8:25 a.m. Welcome
8:30 a.m. Orthodontic and Maxillofacial Surgical Approaches in the Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea – Carolyn C. Brookes, DMD, MD
9:30 a.m. Break
9:45 a.m. Pediatric Behavioral Insomnia – Suzie Franklin, Ph.D. Licensed Psychologist
10:45 a.m. Evaluation of Excessive Daytime Sleepiness in Pediatrics – Hari Bandla, MD
11:45 a.m. Lunch
12:45 p.m. Workshop on Pediatric Scoring – Terry Malloy, RST, RPSGT, Sue Samphere, CRT, RST, RPSGT, and Krista Walden, CRT, RPSGT
1:45 p.m. NPPV: Mountains to Move - Principles of Noninvasive Positive Pressure Ventilation – Debra Medin, CRT, RST, RPSGT
2:45 p.m. Break
3 p.m. Technology – The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly – Nan Norins, MD
4 p.m. Adjourn

The exhibit area will be open during breakfast, breaks and lunch. Thank you to our exhibitors:

  • Compumedics
  • Circadiance Sleep Weaver
  • HME Home Medical
  • Home Care Medical
  • Philips Respironics
  • ResMed

Registration

Register here

Fees

Through

3/3/17

After

3/3/17

General

 $95 $110
Students of Related Fields
$45 $60
Children's, Froedert, and MCW employees
$25
$40

Registration includes conference materials, lunch and continuing education credits. Registrations will be accepted until Monday, April 3rd, 2017.

Cancellations must be sent to Julie Turkowske and be received by Monday, March 27th, 2017. A $5 cancellation fee applies. There will be no refunds issued after Monday, March 27th, 2017.

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For more information

For questions and additional information, contact Korina Flint or call (414) 266-2790.

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Hotel information

Crowne Plaza Milwaukee–West
10499 Innovation Drive
Milwaukee, WI 53226
(414) 475-7900

A block of rooms has been reserved at Crowne Plaza Milwaukee–West. Hotel reservations can be made by calling (877) 227-6963. Please request the Children's Hospital Sleep Center Conference block to receive the reduced rate of $109 per night + tax.

Complimentary on-site parking is available.

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Parking for event

Parking is in the visitor lot on the east side of 87th St off of Watertown Plank Rd. If the visitor lot is full, please pull up to the green parking booth and push the intercom to be directed to alternative parking. The Medical College building is located across the street from the visitor lot. Please check in at the registration desk after entering the building.*

Medical College of Wisconsin Map

*Please note that free parking is only available in the Medical College visitor lot. Conference staff will not be able to reimburse for parking fees in other lots.

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Planning committee

Hari Bandla, MD, Medical Director, Pediatric Sleep Program, Associate Prof, Pediatrics ( pulmonary and sleep medicine), Medical College of Wisconsin

Korina Flint, RRT
Non-invasive specialist and respiratory care practitioner, Children's Hospital

Megan Grekowicz, APNP
Nurse practitioner, Children's Hospital

Terry Malloy, RST, RPSGT
Polysomnography technologist, Children's Hospital

Anthony Martinez, RRT-BSRT
Polysomnography technician and respiratory care practitioner, Children's Hospital

Debra Medin, CRT, RST, RPSGT, Clinical Resource Specialist, Children’s Hospital

Nan Norins, MD
Educational director, Pediatric Sleep Medicine, Children's Hospital, Assistant professor, Pediatrics (Pulmonary), the Medical College of Wisconsin

Karen Poston
Pulmonary Senior Administrative Assistant, Medical College of Wisconsin

Sue Samphere, CRT, RST, RPSGT
Lead Polysomnography technologist and respiratory care practitioner, Children's Hospital