2016 Sharing Knowledge Through Each Other

This conference is organized for sleep lab managers, sleep technologists and Respiratory Therapists. Attendees will have the chance to recieve 9 CEC’s for BRPT, AAST and AARC. All event details are still being finalized, this page will be updated periodically. Please check back for more information! Thursday, June 2nd Schedule (3 CECs) 5:00-5:30– Check in 5:30-6:30– Earl Bogrow, DDS, FADG, – “Sleep Dentistry/Oral Appliance Therapy” 6:30-7:30– George Zureikat, MD – “Pediatric Sleep Apnea Updates” 7:30-8:30– Joe Kierzkowski, RPSGT, RST- “Not your normal pediatric case study” Join us Thursday night at Level 2 Bar & Rooftop after the last class! Friday, June 3rd Schedule (6 CECs) 8:15-9:00– Check in/Breakfast sponsored by Fisher & Paykel Healthcare 9:00-10:00– Dr. Teofilo Lee-Chiong, MD- “Noninvasive Ventilation – Bridging Science and Clinical Care” 10:00-11:00– Caryn Prather, RRT, RPSGT & Kenan Hoelke, RPSGT, RST – “Scoring Guidelines” 11:00-12:00– Dr. Teofilo Lee-Chiong, MD – “Servo Ventilation – The Story Hasn’t Ended” 12:00-1:00– Lunch and Meet Your Vendors sponsored by Philips Respironics 1:00-2:00– Mary Barr, RN,MSN,NP – “Whose patient is it anyway: role of home care, sleep lab & providers” 2:00-3:00– Larry MacDonald, MD, FACP- “LYING correctly to avoid A FIB” 3:00-4:00– Wael Berjaoui, MD – “OSA and Cardiovascular Disease” ** Schedule will be updated as speakers are finalized. Schedule is subject to change. Keynote Speaker We are extremely excited to welcome back, Teofilo Lee-Chiong for this years event! Dr. Teofilo Lee-Chiong is Professor of Medicine and Chief of the Division of Sleep Medicine in the Department of Medicine at National Jewish Health in Denver, Colorado, and Professor of Medicine at the School of Medicine of the University...

Recent Web Conference with Dr. Bogrow

The Web-Conference was about new technology ( MATRx) that will accurately predict which patients will be successfully treated with Oral Appliance therapy. Dr. Bogrow had the privilege of presenting with Dr. John Remmers who is the Chief Medical officer and Co-founder of Zephyr Sleep Technologies and a pioneer in the field of Sleep medicine/ dentistry. Here is a link to the recording of the session if you care to listen and use some of it. To listen to the webinar recording, click on the following link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/recording/8910062171128825857 * You will be directed to a “View this recording” page; enter your First Name, Last Name and Email Address * Click...

Nepal Earthquake Exposes Need for Better Buildings

Forty eight hours is all it took for our generous donors to answer our needs. We challenged our fellow Americans to find $20,000 to help rebuild and retrofit our two clinics in Nepal after two devastating earthquakes. We are so thankful for gifts to the Challenge Grant. Such generosity will help ensure that future earthquakes will not devastate the community that relies on our clinics. Two earthquakes not only ruined existing structures, but the aftermath has exposed the need for better construction practices and the need to retrofit and reinforce buildings that may still be vulnerable to future geological events. Our dental clinic in Nepal shares a building with a medical clinic and seven classrooms. This building is situated with three others, all of which need significant repair and reinforcement. During repair, the young students must survive in the elements of this already rough environment.  If you would like to help, please click...