Seasonal Education Seminars

The Alaska Sleep Clinic Presents:

Mushing in the New Era of Sleep Medicine II & Dental Sleep Medicine – Fundamentals and Beyond

ASC_SeminarFlyer_2014-231x300When: February 28, 2014

What: Breakfast and Lunch will be served.

Join us Friday February 28 for the latest informative information on cutting edge sleep medicine, then stick around for a weekend of Iditarod festivities.

Register before February 15th and receive a free USB card loaded with all your conference materials!

R.S.V.P.: Space is limited, call 855-49-SLEEP – (855-497-5337)

Agenda:

Your Conference Itinerary At a Glance

  • 7:30-8:00am: Breakfast and Registration
  • 8:00-9:00am: Recent Advances in the Understanding of Narcolepsy, Michael Thorpy MD
  • 9:00-10:00am: Traumatic Brain Injury and Sleep, Allen Boone, RPSGT, RST, CCRC
  • 10:00-10:30am: Break
  • 10:30-11:30am: Achieving CPAP Acceptance & Adherence Through Group Support and Dynamics Meeting your customer’s needs in a challenging business environment, Pam Minkley, RPSGT, RRT, CPFT
  • 11:30-12:30pm: Lunch
  • 12:30-1:30pm: Legs that annoy, Legs that endanger, Alec Glass, MD
  • 1:30-2:30pm: Parasomnias of Childhood, Ross Dodge, MD
  • 2:30-2:45am: Break
  • 2:45-4:15pm: Is Auto Servo Ventilation Right for Everyone with Central Sleep Apnea? Understanding your role in delivering optimal therapy, Pam Minkley, RPSGT, RRT, CPFT
  • 4:15-4:45pm: Closing comments

Looking forward to seeing you there!

For more information and to R.S.V.P., call 855-49-SLEEP or Download our flyer here.

About our Double Lead Conference Presenters

Leslie Dort, DDS, MSc(Health Research), Dip ABDSMLeslie Dort, DDS, MSc(Health Research), Dip ABDSM 
Dr. Leslie Dort is a Calgary dentist whose practice is limited to treating sleep disordered breathing and TMJ issues. She works in a multi-disciplinary sleep center in conjunction with physicians and respiratory therapists. She is a clinical lecturer in the surgery department at the University of Calgary and is a member of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine Practice Parameters for Oral Appliance Therapy task force. She is also the current editor of the Journal of Dental Sleep Medicine. Dr. Dort is affiliated with the University of Calgary and is currently involved in research related to oral appliance therapy for sleep disorders and the development of best practice guidelines in dental sleep medicine.

Rose D. Sheats, DMD, MPHRose D. Sheats, DMD, MPH
Dr. Sheats was Associate Professor and Graduate Orthodontic Program Director at the University of North Carolina School of Dentistry in Chapel Hill. A graduate of the Harvard School of Dental Medicine with an orthodontic certificate from the University of Florida and a Masters in Public Health from Johns Hopkins University, she is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics. As a board-certified orthodontist, she has been providing oral appliances to patients since 1997 and has been a member of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (AADSM) since 2001. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the AADSM and participated on their task force to develop the definition of an effective oral appliance. She is an associate editor of the new AADSM Journal of Dental Sleep Medicine, serves as a reviewer for Sleep and Breathing and is a consultant to the Univer- sity of North Carolina Sleep Disorders Center.

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