Pediatric Behavioral Medicine Workshop

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12/2/21 2:30 pm EDT

Program Overview:

This interactive course is aimed at intermediate to advanced pediatric sleep clinicians (i.e., psychologists, physicians, nurses) and trainees who regularly see children with behavioral sleep concerns in their clinical practice. The course will include a discussion where will have the opportunity to ask faculty questions about their own cases/experiences in pediatric behavioral sleep medicine. Finally, there will be a rapid fire Q&A with faculty, and participants will be encouraged to submit questions.

Target Audience:

Intermediate to advanced sleep medicine specialists, fellows, psychologists, physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, polysomnography technicians and technologists.

Instructional level: Intermediate

Learning Objectives:

At the completion of this course participations will be able to:

  • Utilize behavioral interventions to improve complex bedtime problems and night wakings in young children
  • Adapt behaviorally-based sleep interventions for diverse populations
  • Apply behavioral and cognitive-behavioral strategies to the treatment of insomnia in children with autism spectrum disorders
  • Use behavioral and cognitive-behavioral strategies for the treatment of comorbid adolescent insomnia and depression
  • Develop and implement treatment plans for non-24 hour circadian rhythms in adolescents
  • Partner with families to improve CPAP adherence for children with obstructive sleep apnea

Date and Time:

December 2, 2021 2:30 - 6:30 PM Eastern Time