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Clinical Interest Group Sessions

Thursday, September 15, 2011
8:00am — 10:00am


(C) 108A-B

CIG on Sleep-Related Breathing Disorders and Obstructive Sleep Apnea Educational Program: Controversies in Obstructive Sleep Apnea - Consensus Conference


The objectives of this symposium are to facilitate the role of the OMS in sleep medicine management and to engage the participants (via the audience response system) in common strategies and dilemmas for patients with OSA.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, participants should be able to:

  1. Explain the OMS's role in the sleep team;
  2. Describe the pathophysiology of OSA; and
  3. Review surgical dilemmas for patients with OSA.

Kenneth Evan Fleisher, DDS
Assistant Professor, Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
New York University College of Dentistry
New York, NY

8:00am — 8:20am

Developing a Sleep Medicine Practice and Participating in the Multidisciplinary Sleep Team
Scott B Boyd, DDS, PhD
Research Professor, School of Medicine
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, TN

8:20am — 8:40am

OSA Pathophysiology
David M. Rapoport, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
New York University Sleep Disorders Center
New York, NY

8:40am — 9:00am

Getting Your Patient to the O.R.
Peter Waite, DDS, MD
Professor and Chair, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
University of Alabama Birmingham
Birmingham, AL

9:00am — 9:45am

Treatment Dilemmas for OSA: Practical Application and Review of the Data
Jefferey Prinsell, DMD, MD
Private Practice
Marietta, GA

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