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Disorders of Sleep in Infants & Children
Length: 55 Minutes


** Please note this program was a part of the VOC 2023. You will not want to choose this program if you completed this individual program as part of the VOC 2023. **

This presentation will provide clinicians with information on how to identify and treat sleep disorders in children. Various methods of treatment for Insomnia and other common sleep disorders will be reviewed and analyzed. 

Learning Objectives:
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Learners will apply the knowledge they gained about pediatric sleep disorders to help them identify appropriate treatment options.
·    Learners will appraise the symptoms and formulate treatment options for children and adolescents with insomnia.
·    Learners will improve their ability to identify and manage pediatric sleep disorders.
·    Learners will improve the physical and mental health of children with sleep disorders and insomnia by recommending appropriate treatment options based on the patient’s symptoms.

Accreditation Statement: Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. MAOPS designates this program for a maximum of 1 AOA Category 1-A CME credit(s) and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation.

The Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)ä. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Planning Disclosure: The Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons Education Planning Committee has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing healthcare goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.

Grievance Policy: All grievances should be in writing and should specify the nature of the grievance. Initially, all grievances should be directed to MAOPS Executive Director, who will then forward said grievance to the Education & Convention Committee. All grievances will receive an initial response in writing within 30 days of receipt. If the participant does not receive a satisfactory response, then they can then submit a complaint in writing to the Bureau of Osteopathic Education of the AOA at 142 East Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60611.

 

Stephen Sheldon, DO, FAAP, FAASM

Dr. Stephen Sheldon is a Professor of Pediatrics & Neurology at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois. He is also the Director of the Sleep Medicine Center of Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. He is very active in pediatric sleep medicine's clinical practice and has an intense involvement in pediatric sleep medical education and research.  

Dr. Sheldon is a graduate of Midwestern University Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine in Downers Grove, Illinois. He completed his residency in Pediatrics at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. He also completed a visiting faculty fellowship in Medical Education at Southern Illinois University Medical School in Springfield, Illinois, and a faculty fellowship in Sleep Disorders Medicine at the University of Chicago. He is board certified in Pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics and in Sleep Medicine by the American Board of Sleep Medicine. 

Dr. Sheldon has served the profession in many capacities, including as a consultant to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the United States Public Health Service (USPHS) in primary care pediatrics. He has also served on many boards within the profession.

Dr. Sheldon is the author of Pediatric Differential Diagnosis (Raven Press 1979), Pediatric Sleep Medicine (WB Saunders 1992), Evaluating Sleep in Infants and Children (Lippincott-Raven 1995), Atlas of Sleep Medicine in Infants and Children (Futura Publishers 2000), and Differential Diagnosis in Sleep Medicine (Futura Publisher). He was also the Editor-in-Chief of the premier textbook for the medical profession on diagnosing and managing all sleep problems in infants and children, entitled Principles and Practice of Pediatric Sleep Medicine 1st and 2nd Editions (Elsevier-WB Saunders, 2005 and 2014) and is Editor-in-Chief of Principles and Practice of Pediatric Sleep Medicine, 3rd Edition (Elsevier, in preparation).  Dr. Sheldon is also Co-Editor with Dr. Anna Fishbein of the textbook Allergy and Sleep: Basic Principles and Clinical Practice, Springer Publishers, 2020.

Dr. Sheldon discloses that he has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing healthcare goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.

 


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