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Virtual SLEEP 2020 Postgraduate Courses

Virtual SLEEP provides more access to Postgraduate Courses than any SLEEP ever before! Both SLEEP attendees and non-attendees can purchase up to seven postgraduate courses to learn from until the courses expire August 1st, 2021.

Virtual SLEEP offers pre-recorded Postgraduate Courses that are available on-demand to watch at your convenience. After registering and the courses are released, you will login to the Virtual SLEEP site and be able to view the content.

The content for each course will be available through August 1, 2021.

No, CME is an additional cost that can be added at the final stage of registration for postgraduate courses.

Absolutely! Virtual SLEEP offers a bundle package for all seven postgraduate courses as a discount. If you have an interest in three or more courses, your best value is to purchase the bundle. Remember, access to the content is good through August 1, 2021.

Purchasing Postgraduate Courses

As a Virtual SLEEP Attendee

Attendees that have already registered for Virtual SLEEP:

  • Click Register at the top of sleepmeeting.org
  • Login to your account using the email address and password used to originally register for SLEEP
  • Add postgraduate courses to your registration
  • (Optional) Add CME credit to your registration if you would like to earn credit
  • Complete the checkout process

Attendees that have NOT yet registered for Virtual SLEEP:

  • Click Register at the top of sleepmeeting.org
  • Login using your AASM or SRS account, or register a new account.
  • Choose a registration ticket type
  • Add postgraduate courses to your registration
  • (Optional) Add CME credit to your registration if you would like to earn credit
  • Complete the checkout process

If you have any questions, please email [email protected] or call (630) 737-9700.

Virtual SLEEP RegistrantCost
Bundle of ALL Postgraduate Courses – Member$450
Bundle of ALL Postgraduate Courses – Nonmember$600
Full-Day Postgraduate Course (per course) – Member$150
Full-Day Postgraduate Course (per course) – Nonmember$200
Half-Day Postgraduate Course (per course) – Member$85
Half-Day Postgraduate Course (per course) – Nonmember$150

For Postgraduate Course Registration ONLY

You do not want to attend SLEEP, but do want to have access to postgraduate courses:

  • Click Register at the top of sleepmeeting.org
  • Login using your AASM or SRS account, or register a new account.
  • Choose ticket type “Postgraduate Courses ONLY”
  • Add postgraduate courses to your registration
  • (Optional) Add CME credit to your registration if you would like to earn credit
  • Complete the checkout process

If you have any questions, please email [email protected] or call (630) 737-9700.

Virtual SLEEP NON-ATTENDEE PricingCost
Bundle of ALL Postgraduate Courses – Member$675
Bundle of ALL Postgraduate Courses – Nonmember$825
Full-Day Postgraduate Course (per course) – Member$225
Full-Day Postgraduate Course (per course) – Nonmember$275
Half-Day Postgraduate Course (per course) – Member$130
Half-Day Postgraduate Course (per course) – Nonmember$200
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Course Offerings

Please note the entire bundle of Postgraduate Courses offers up to 40.75 continuing education credit hours.

  • Description: This annual course discusses new perspectives and recent findings in translational science from the past year.
  • Full-Day
  • Content access through August 1, 2021
  • CME Hours Available: 6.25

Course Co-Chairs: Romy Hoque, MD and Sigrid Veasey, MD

TimeSpeakerLecture Title
15 minIntroduction
45 minSamuel T. Kuna, MDTelemedicine is Here
45 minRaj Dedhia, MDSurgery for the CPAP Intolerant: Are We There Yet?
45 minDavid Plante, MDHypersomnia: New Meds, New Phenotypes
45 minAtul Malhotra, MDObesity Hypoventilation: An Update
45 minRomy Hoque, MDSleep and Stroke: An Update
45 minJacob Collen, MDEmerging Technologies in Sleep Medicine
45 minJudy Owens, MDPutting the Teen Brain to Sleep
45 minAndrew Krystal, MDInsomnia: New Drugs, New Treatment Modalities
  • Description: This annual course focuses on topics that are important to the practice of clinical sleep medicine.
  • Full-Day
  • Content access through August 1, 2021
  • CME Hours Available: 6.25

Course Co-Chairs: Daniel Barone, MD and Shalini Paruthi, MD

TimeSpeakerTopic
15 minIntroduction
45 minShalini Paruthi, MDGood Night, Sleep Tight: Pediatrics
45 minDaniel Brown, Esq.2020 Legal Update: Stark Law, Telemedicine, and Medicare Audits are Trending Now
45 minLoretta Colvin, APRNAfter ‘The Snap’: Integrating Telehealth into your Sleep Clinic
45 minNathaniel Watson, MDHow to Stay Up to Date in Sleep
45 minDaniel Barone, MDRBD: You Should Not Always Live Out Your Dreams
45 minShahrokh Javaheri, MDThe Reasons for Failure of the SERVE-HF and the Current Options to Treat CSA in HFrEF
45 minLynn Marie Trotti, MDPharmacologic Management of Narcolepsy and Other Disorders of Excessive Sleepiness
45 minRaman Malhotra, MDMedications that Affect Sleep
  • Description: This annual course focuses on the best practices for evaluating, diagnosing, and treating the most common sleep disorders in clinical practice.
  • Full-Day
  • Content access through August 1, 2021
  • CME Hours Available: 6.25

Course Co-Chairs: Julio Fernandez-Mendoza, PhD and Anne Germain, PhD

TimeSpeakerLecture Title
15 minIntroduction
45 minColleen Carney, PhDInsomnia: New Practice Parameters and Treatment of Specific Populations
45 minBjørn Bjorvatn, MD, PhDAn Updated Practical Approach to Circadian Rhythm Sleep-Wake Disorders
45 minKelly Baron, PhDNew Assessment Methods in Sleep Medicine: Wearables in Clinical Practice
45 minDonna Arand, PhDAssessment of Daytime Sleepiness and Wakefulness: Updated Protocols for the MSLT and MWT
45 minYves Dauvilliers, MD, PhDCentral Hypersomnolence Disorders: Best Practices and Management
45 minVsevolod Y Polotsky, MD, PhDObstructive and Central Sleep Apnea Syndromes: Current and Future Therapies
45 minDiego Garcia-Borreguero, MD, PhDFirst Line Treatments for RLS: Iron vs. Medications
45 minLynn Marie Trotti, MDCurrent Approaches to Sleep in Neurological Disorders and Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Description: This course provides clinicians and scientists with a background in the fundamental principles and findings that form the core knowledge of the sleep field.
  • Full-Day
  • Content access through August 1, 2021
  • CME Hours Available: 6.25

Course Chair: James Shaffery, DPhil

TimeSpeakerLecture Title
15 minIntroduction
45 minMary Carskadon, PhDNormal Human Sleep Across the Life Cycle
45 minThomas Kilduff, PhDNeurobiology, Neurochemistry, and Biochemistry of Sleep
45 minRonald Szymusiak, PhDSleep Physiology: Autonomic Nervous System and Thermoregulation
45 minMark Opp, PhDSleep Physiology: Endocrinology and Immunology
45 minKenneth Wright, PhDCircadian System and Chronobiology
45 minPaul Shaw, PhDGenetics of Sleep in Animals and Humans
45 minNamni Goel, PhDSleep Deprivation in Humans: Effects on Brain and Behavior
45 minAndrew Krystal, MDSleep Disorders and Pharmacology
  • Description: This postgraduate course provides a comprehensive evaluation of healthy and disturbed sleep in pediatrics with a specific focus on the implications on physical, mental, and cognitive health, well-being, and performance.
  • Full-Day
  • Content access through August 1, 2021
  • CME Hours Available: 6.25

Course Co-Chairs: Sanjeev Kothare, MD and Anne Morse, DO

TimeSpeakerLecture Title
15minIntroduction
45minJodi Mindell, PhDIs Infant and Toddler Sleep an Early Predictor of Neurodevelopment and Cognition?
45minShelly Weiss, MDImpact of Poor Pediatric Sleep on Families: What to Recognize and When to Intervene?
45minAnna Ivanenko, MD, PhDUnderstanding Relationships Between Adolescent Sleep Disorders, Anxiety, Depression, Suicide and Substance Abuse
45minSanjeev Kothare, MDSudden Death in Sleep in Childhood: Myth or Reality
45minJudith Owens, MDDelayed School Start Times: How to Help When it is Not an Option
45minAnne Morse, DOMake Real Life Happen for People with Narcolepsy: Nonpharmacological Behavioral and Lifestyle Choices
45minMadeleine Grigg-Damberger, MDImpact of Sleep and Circadian Synchrony on Athletic Performance in Adolescents
45minEliot Katz, MDPediatric and Adolescent OSA: Roles of Diet, Exercise and Appetite
  • Description: This course trains attendees in the delivery of evidence-based and cutting-edge behavioral sleep medicine assessment and intervention strategies for various patient subgroups, with consideration of future developments.
  • Full-Day
  • Content access through August 1, 2021
  • CME Hours Available: 6.25

Course Co-Chairs: Jack Edinger, PhD and James Wyatt, PhD

TimeSpeakerTopic
15minIntroduction
45minJames Wyatt, PhDConsideration of Circadian Rhythms Across Behavioral Sleep Medicine
45minJack Edinger, PhDCBT-I and Hypnotics: Strategies for Combining Treatments and Aiding in Hypnotic Discontinuation
45minJulio Fernandez-Mendoza, PhDThe Challenge of Treating Insomnia Patients with Objective Short Sleep Duration
45minLee Ritterband, PhDe-Health Interventions for Insomnia and Related Sleep Disorders
45minJennifer Martin, PhDConsiderations for BSM Interventions in Women
45minPhilip Gehrman, PhDVeterans: Special Considerations and BSM Treatment Approaches
45minJason Ong, PhDInsomnia with Comorbid Obstructive Sleep Apnea
45minLisa Meltzer, PhDUsing Actigraphy for the Assessment of Sleep/Wake Disorders
  • Description: This course explores the ever-changing sleep-related technologies marketed towards patients, with reviews from members of the AASM Clinical and Consumer Sleep Technology Committee.
  • Half-Day
  • Content access through August 1, 2021
  • CME Hours Available: 3.25

Course Chair: Seema Khosla, MD

TimeSpeakerLecture Title
15minIntroduction
45minScott Ryals, MDConsumer Sleep Technology: What is it and What are We Supposed to do with it?
45minDaniel O’Hearn, MDSensors and Algorithms: What is Inside the Black Box?
45minCathy Goldstein, MDValidation of Consumer Sleep Technologies: How Good is Good Enough?
45minJagdeep Bijwadia, MDCST from an Industry Perspective: How and Why Sensors are Chosen and How We Approach Validation