Wisconsin Sleep Society Fall Conference 2019

Pewaukee, WI US
September 13, 2019

Please join us September 13th for The Wisconsin Sleep Society Fall 2019 Conference.

We will address a variety of phenomenal topics.

  • Recent Advancements in Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Management of a Sleep Lab  
  • Pediatric OSA
  • Parasomnias
  • Inpatient OSA Screening
  • Central Sleep Apnea
  • Drugged and Drowsy Driving

Target Audience

Physicians, Dentists, Nurse Practitioners, Physicians Assistants, Nurses, Advanced Level PSG Techs

Learning Objectives

Several sessions will be provided as outlined below:

Recent Advancements in Restless Leg Syndrome

  1. Identify symptoms of RLS
  2. Understand diagnosis criteria of RLS
  3. Describe RLS pathophysiology and treatment

Management of a Sleep Lab

  1. List resources for developing leadership skills
  2. Explain regulatory agencies and accreditation opportunities for sleep labs
  3. Identify specific skills involved in managing a sleep lab

Inpatient Obstructive Sleep Apnea Screening Program:

  1. Define the role of a sleep navigator in patient care
  2. Describe the steps needed to start an inpatient OSA screening program.
  3. Identify the skill set needed to thrive in the inpatient setting

Pediatric Obstructive Sleep Apnea

  1. Understand the difference between adult and pediatric diagnostic criteria
  2. List at least three pediatric OSA treatments
  3. Determine when polysomnography is needed

Central Sleep Apnea

  1. Define central sleep apnea and its subtypes.
  2. Explain the CSA PAP treatment algorithm
  3. Identify the contraindications for servo ventilation

Management principles for parasomnias

  1. Name the most common parasomnias by age
  2. Discuss the risk of untreated parasomnias
  3. Determine the correct treatments for specific parasomnias

Drugged or drowsy driving

  1. Identify the impact of illegal and prescription drugs on driving and accidents
  2. Describe the frequency of auto crashes due to drowsy driving
  3. Explain the role of law enforcement in assessing impaired drivers.
Additional information


Susan Hoefs
Phone Number: 
+1 (920) 988-8132
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 7.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 7.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
09/13/2019 - 7:00am CDT
Event ends: 
09/13/2019 - 4:30pm CDT

Wisconsin Sleep Society Fall 2019 Conference


Breakfast and Registration/Vendors


Welcome-Marla Van Lanen, WSS President

8:00am - 9:00am

Recent Advancements in Restless Leg Syndrome- Muhammad Najjar, MD, University of Illinois Chicago

9:00am - 10:00am

Management of a Sleep Lab - Brittany Meyer, MD, Prohealth

10:00am - 10:30am


10:30am - 11:30am

Pediatric OSA-Amit Gupta MD, Aurora Healthcare

11:30am - 12:30pm

Parasomnias-Dmitri Kogan MD

12:30pm - 1:30pm 


1:30pm - 2:30 pm

Inpatient OSA Screening - Andrea Ramberg, BA, RPSGT, CCSH Northwestern Medicine

2:30pm - 3:30pm

Central Sleep Apnea-- Dr. Vijay Bandhakavi, MD

3:30pm - 4:30pm

Drugged and Drowsy Driving-Waukesha Law Enforcement Kent Krause


Closing/Certificates Distributed

The Ingleside Hotel
2810 Golf Rd
Pewaukee, WI 53072
United States

Planning Committee: 

  • Alex Villareal, MD (Activity Director)
  • Dan Tache, DDSvid Kohls, APNP
  • Sue Hoefs, RPSGT, RST, CCSH
  • Marla Van Lanen, RPSGT

Conference Speakers: 

  • Vijay Bandhakavi, MD
  • Amit Gupta MD
  • Dmitriy Kogan MD
  • Kent Krause
  • Brittany Meyer, MD
  • Muhammad Najjar,MD
  • Andrea Ramberg, BA, RPSGT, CCSH

All persons in control of content have NO relevant financial relationships to disclose.


Accreditation Statement:
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of The Medical College of Wisconsin and Wisconsin Sleep Society. The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 7.0 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.

Available Credit

  • 7.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 7.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.


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