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Sleep 2019

March 8 & March 9, 2019 Wyndham River Front, Little Rock, AR

Professional Degree(s) *
As a result of attending this activity, I am better able to:
Understand the benefits of OAT vs CPAP. Understand the benefits of one appliance vs another. Gain an understanding of possible side effects of titration.
Understand the physiologic factors in periodic breathing and hypoventilation. Understand titration of servo ventilation devices for central/periodic breathing. Understand titration of volume targeted ventilation for hypoventilation
Understand the new Medicare Card Project Targeted Probe and Educate (TPE) Oxygen Q Modifiers CR 9848 Correct Coding for Ventilators Temporary Gap in Competitive Bidding Comprehensive Error Rate Testing (CERT) Top Errors TPE Top Errors Self-service Tools and understand Billing Tips and Reminders
Understand how public policy and reimbursement guidelines led to the current state of connected care in the home-based, PAP treatment of Sleep Apnea and other respiratory conditions.
Understand how advanced analytics, big data, machine learning and artificial intelligence are being used today to generate evidence about the treatment of sleep apnea with PAP therapy.
Understand normal sleep in the pediatric age group the consequences of sleep deprivation in children and why children need sleep studies and review helpful tips in the sleep lab. Understand the importance of later start times for school age children
Understand the Importance of Professionalism and essential elements of professionalism.
Understand the science of humidity, airway humidification, and limitations of conventional heated humidifiers.
Distinguish behaviors in sleep from those in wake from history, able to distinguish normal from pathological behaviors in sleep, and when to refer a patient for a formal sleep evaluation
Understand common arousals, parasomnias, and technical considerations when recording patient suspected of parasomnias. Understand how to identify some of the typical post – traumatic responses that become problematic over time.
Understand how the impact of trauma/PTSD on an individual’s belief system. Understand the most effective treatments for PTSD. Understand commons sleep complaints and presentation for patients with PTSD, the two FDA-approved medications for PTSD and their effects on sleep, and the use of prazosin for PTSD sleep problems and nightmares.
Understand the AASM technical considerations and reporting guidelines. Understand normal ECG parameters. Understand systematic arrhythmia analysis steps Explain the rule of differing morphology. Understand polysomnographic monitoring and recording techniques
Understand the CCSH Examination qualifications and steps for success, importance of identifying, evaluating, preventing and treating, diseases, disabilities, and sleep disorders. Understand how allied health practitioners influence health care delivery now and in the future and how the CCSH role addresses the need for allied health services that enhance and extend health car
Provide clarity through vision and how to create alignment with strategy. Understand the filters necessary for influential communication. Learned to build influence through conflict and take ownership to create a healthy team.
Understand how to practice universal precautions, understand how to utilize disposable and one-time-use equipment appropriately, understand the unique SDC Risks, understand how to define equipment and reusable sensor disinfection.
Understand the difference between CPAP and BiPAP. Understand the difference between non-tolerance and non-adherence. Be familiar with the improved adherence rates on BiPAP versus CPAP
Please rate the projected impact of this activity on your knowledge, competence, performance, and patient outcomes*:
*competence is defined as the ability to apply knowledge, skills, and judgment in practice (knowing how to do something).
This activity increased my knowledge. *
This activity increased my competence. *
This activity will improve my performance. *
This activity will improve my patient outcomes. *
*The Accreditation Council for CME requires us to analyze changes in learners’ competence, performance, or patient outcomes.
Do you feel the activity was scientifically sound and free of commercial bias* or influence? *
*Commercial bias is defined as a personal judgment in favor of a specific product or service of a commercial interest
Please identify how you will change your practice because of attending this activity (select all that apply). *
Please indicate any barriers you perceive in implementing these changes. *
Will you attempt to address these barriers in order to implement changes in your competence, performance, and/or patients’ outcomes? *
How might the format of this activity be improved for the content presented (select all that apply)? *
The content of this activity matched my current (or potential) scope of practice *
I am satisfied with: *
I am satisfied with:
The overall quality and amount of food provided.
The overall quality of the venue.( i.e. hotel, conference center, and staff)
Hotel rooms and seminar registration cost.
Location of the seminar.(i.e. city, state, and ease of travel to)