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CME : 14.5 | MOC : 14.5 | Credits : 14.5

26th Annual Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment of Sleep Apnea and Snoring - 2020

Feb 14 - 15, 2020   |   San Francisco, California  United States Of America
Organized by : University of California San Francisco (UCSF)
Specialties : Otorhinolaryngology   |   Sleep Medicine

26th Annual Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment of Sleep Apnea and Snoring - 2020 is organized by University of California San Francisco (UCSF) and will be held from Feb 14 - 15, 2020 at Hotel Nikko San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America. 

Target Audience:
This continuing medical education activity is intended for the physician in Sleep Medicine, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Pulmonary Medicine, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Cardiology, Neurology, Psychiatry, Anesthesia, and Geriatrics. Dentists, sleep respiratory therapy technologists, nurses, and other healthcare professionals are also invited to attend this program.

UCSF designates this live activity for a maximum of 14.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.


Family Physicians:
 This Live activity, 26th Annual Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment of Sleep Apnea and Snoring, with a beginning date of 02/14/2020, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 14.50 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. 

American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) MOC:
 Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 14.50 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. 

This course has been coordinated through the University of California, San Francisco Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and the Penn Center for Sleep Disorders at the University of Pennsylvania. The program is designed to provide a comprehensive review and update on recent advances in sleep apnea and snoring. New approaches and controversies in the management of patients with sleep disordered breathing will be highlighted. Leaders in the field from Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, Dentistry, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Pediatrics, Bariatric Surgery, Neurology and Obesity Research will share their medical and surgical expertise in didactic sessions, case presentations and workshops with the intent to close practice gaps in physician knowledge and competence for diagnosing and managing sleep disordered breathing and complications resulting thereof. Patients with sleep disordered breathing are highly prevalent in every physician’s practice, and complications related to the disease can manifest in a number of ways to the detriment of patient health and well-being. There will be ample opportunity for interaction with participating faculty. An electronic course syllabus, complete with program outline and up-to-date references, will be provided to each participant. Please bring your laptop or tablet if you would like to view the syllabus during the didactic sessions.

Course Highlights:
○ Faculty includes international leaders in Sleep Medicine and Sleep Surgery
○ New developments in Treatment of Sleep Apnea and Snoring
• Home and In-hospital Sleep Studies
• Hypoglossal Nerve Stimulation
• Novel Surgical Techniques
• Transoral Robotic Surgery (TORS)
• CPAP Tracking Systems
• AutoPAP
• Obesity Treatments - Diet, Medication, and Bariatric Surgery
• Oral Appliance Therapy
• Driving and OSA
• Upper Airway Evaluation
• Drug-Induced Sleep Endoscopy (DISE)
• Complementary and Alternative Medicine
• OSA in the Elderly
• Evaluation of Sleepiness and Narcolepsy
• Insomnia and Periodic Limb Movements
• Pediatric OSA
• Obesity-Hypoventilation Syndrome
• The Future of Sleep Medicine
○ Exhibits Showcasing the latest Technology, Appliances, and Systems
○ Lectures, Panel Discussions, Keynotes, Pro-Con Debates, Breakout Sessions, and Lightning Rounds
○ Red and White Party
• February 14th wine Tasting reception featuring California Wines and Cuisine (Guests welcome)

Learning Objectives:
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
• Apply new developments in the pathogenesis, diagnosis, and management of patients with sleep disorders and sleep disordered breathing;
• Assess new, alternative, and established medical and surgical treatments for sleep apnea and snoring in adults and children;
• Evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of home versus in-laboratory sleep testing;
• Assess the medical and social consequences of sleep apnea and snoring;
• Assess future developments in medical technology and how they will impact their practice;
• Improve treatment selection for sleep apnea and snoring using upper airway imaging;
• Provide new information to patients regarding the association between obesity and obstructive sleep apnea and the outcomes of medical and surgical treatment of obesity.

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Kingman P. Strohl
Kingman P. Strohl

Pulmonary Medicine

Robson Capasso
Robson Capasso


Edward M. Weaver
Edward M. Weaver


Sampeter Odera
Sampeter Odera

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

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Venue Address

Hotel Nikko San Francisco
222 Mason Street
San Francisco, California, United States Of America

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Hotel Nikko San Francisco,

222 Mason Street,

San Francisco, California, United States of America 94102,

+1 415-394-1111

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