Registration is now open for two popular courses offered by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM): Management of a Sleep Disorders Center: Administrative, Legal & Health Policy Practices and Advanced Sleep Medicine.
Both courses will be held February 8-10, 2008, at the Hilton Clearwater Beach Resort in Clearwater, Florida. Download the brochures for both courses and register online at www.aasmnet.org/SleepEdSeries.aspx.
With an expert faculty led by Anitra Graves, MD, and Kelly Carden, MD, sleep medicine physicians, behavioral sleep medicine practitioners, administrative staff, sleep technologists and other sleep-related professionals attending Management of a Sleep Disorders Center: Administrative, Legal & Health Policy Practices will get a comprehensive overview of important issues related to business practices of running a sleep disorder center.
The course addresses issues pertinent to the opening and operating of free-standing and hospital-based sleep disorders centers, presents new information essential to the operation of a sleep disorders center, provides perspectives on recruitment and retention of allied health staff, and reviews legislative and regulatory issues that affect practice.
The Advanced Sleep Medicine course is a timely, comprehensive review of relevant clinical topics in sleep medicine. Daily case-based meet-the-professor sessions and reviews of important topics will be delivered by an outstanding faculty, led by Chair Ruth Benca, MD, comprised of practicing and academic experts in sleep medicine.
Discussions on topics such as sleep-related breathing disorders, narcolepsy, parasomnias and insomnia, focus on latest developments in diagnosis and treatment, recent research and publications, and future directions for the field.