C-05: Cases That Keep You Up At Night: Challenging Cases for the Sleep Specialist

Half-Day Course
Raman Malhotra, MD, Chair

Sleep clinicians are often challenged with thought-provoking cases. This case-based course will inform through describing the current literature, evidence, and, when neither is available, expert opinion on accepted management in scenarios and patients that a clinician may encounter in real clinical practice.

Psychologist Level of Content: Advanced




  • 8:00 AM – 8:15 AM
  • 8:15 AM – 9:00 AM
    Health Disparities in Sleep Medicine  |  Douglas Kirsch, MD
  • 9:00 AM – 9:45 AM
    Insomnia Cases  |  Lois Krahn, MD
  • 9:45 AM – 10:00 AM
  • 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM
    Sleep-Disordered Breathing Cases  |  Kingman Strohl, MD
  • 10:45 AM – 11:30 AM
    Perplexing and Puzzling Parasomnias  |  Raman Malhotra, MD
  • 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM
    Q&A  |  Faculty



Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss different health disparities that clinicians may encounter in the care of patients with sleep disorders.
  • Learn benefits and challenges in using sleep aids for insomnia in specific populations such as the elderly with dementia.
  • Discuss the role of diagnosing and treating sleep-disordered breathing in the setting of other significant medical co-morbidities.
  • Become familiar new diagnostic findings on polysomnography to properly identify different parasomnias and other abnormal movements during sleep.



Please note, general registration does not include postgraduate courses.

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