AASM Winter Course: Emerging Clinical and Business Trends in Sleep Medicine
2/22/2013 - 2/24/2013
This course is sold out.
Arizona Biltmore: Take advantage of waived resort fees and discounts on the spa and golfing at the Arizona Biltmore when you book a room by entering the following code: AASM
Learn more about the resort at www.arizonabiltmore.com.
Embassy Suites: Winter Course – Overflow Hotel Information. The Arizona Biltmore has limited availability on the nights of February 21-25, 2013. If you are told they are “sold-out” or unable to accommodate you, you may try contacting the Embassy Suites Phoenix Biltmore instead.
A room block has been set-up at the Embassy Suites, which is less than one mile away, for these nights only. Reservations must be made by individual attendees directly with the Embassy Suites Phoenix Biltmore by calling 1 (800) EMBASSY or (602) 955-3992. The room rate is $209 per night and the group code is “AAS”.
A shuttle will be provided to course attendees on a first-come, first-served basis, to transport between the Embassy Suites and Arizona Biltmore. Please make reference to needing a shuttle at time of reservation. The contact information for the Embassy Suites is listed below.
Hotel: Embassy Suites Phoenix Biltmore
2630 E. Camelback Road
Phoenix, AZ 85016
Phone: 1 (800) EMBASSY or (602) 955-3992
Course Co-Chairs: Kannan Ramar, MD and Tilak K. Verma, MD, MBA
Advanced Registration Deadline to Save: January 25, 2013
Cancellation Deadline: February 1, 2013
During the two-and-a-half-day course, an expert faculty will explore state-of-the-art patient care management in the diagnosis and treatment of various disorders and strategies to improve current business practices through a mix of traditional lectures, case-based discussions and pro/con debates. Discussion will focus on providing relevant updated information and new strategies that sleep clinicians can use in their practice. The course will focus on three areas: changing guidelines and regulations in sleep medicine, diagnosing and managing sleep disorders and business considerations for sleep specialists.
This course is intended for physicians and health care providers involved in the treatment and management of patients with sleep disorders and the business operations of a sleep center.
Upon completion of the course, attendees will be able to:
- Discuss the revisions to the AASM Manual for the Scoring of Sleep and Associated Events, as well as upcoming changes to the International Classification of Sleep Disorders;
- Examine the impact the Affordable Care Act and other health care reforms have on your current practice and review opportunities for growth
- Integrate out of center sleep testing (OCST) into the operation of a sleep disorders center
- Integrate and apply up-to-date management information and evidence-based knowledge to treat various sleep disorders in clinical practice; and
- Discuss issues pertinent to the operation of a sleep center.
||On or Before January 25
||After January 25
|Employee of an AASM Center Member
Continuing Medical Education
The American Academy of Sleep Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
This course has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Their Elements of the ACCME by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.
The AMA Council on Medical Education mandates that accredited providers only offer AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ to physicians. The AASM will issue non-physicians a letter of attendance for activities designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
The American Academy of Sleep Medicine designates the Emerging Clinical and Business Trends in Sleep Medicine course as a live activity for a maximum of 19.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.