The 1st International Virtual Course in Pediatric Sleep Medicine (Basic)

Department: Pediatric Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine

Faculty: School of Medicine

University: Tehran University of Medical Sciences

A joint Program by: Tehran University of Medical Sciences, School of Medicine & University of Missouri Health System, School of Medicine

 

 

The person in charge

Mohammadreza Modaresi, MD

Mr-modaresi@sina.tums.ac.ir , modaresipul@gmail.com

 

 

 

Lecturers:

David Gozal, MD, MBA, PhD

  • Marie M. and Harry L. Smith Endowed Chair
  • Chairperson, Department of Child Health
  • Pediatrician-in-Chief, MU Women’s and Children’s Hospital
  • University of Missouri, USA

Leila Kheirandish-Gozal, MD, MSc

  • Children’s Miracle Network Professor of Pediatrics
  • Director, Child Health Research Institute
  • Department of Child Health
  • University of Missouri, USA

Mohammadreza Modaresi, MD

  • Associate Professor of Pediatric Pulmonology
  • Chairman, Department of Pediatric Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine
  • President and CEO of the Iran Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (ICFF)
  • Children’s Medical Center, Pediatric Center of Excellence
  • Tehran University of Medical Sciences School of Medicine, Iran

Athanasios Kaditis, MD٫PhD

  • Department of Child Health
  • University of Missouri, USA

Lisa Medalie, PsyD, DBSM

  • Insomnia Specialist,
  • Founder of DrLullaby Digital Health Sleep App
  • University of Chicago, USA

Reza Shervin Badv, MD

  • Associate Professor of Pediatric Neurology,
  • Children’s Medical Center, Pediatric Center of Excellence
  • Tehran University of Medical Sciences School of Medicine, Iran

Mahmoud Reza Ashrafi, MD

  • Professor of Pediatric Neurology,
  • Children’s Medical Center, Pediatric Center of Excellence
  • Tehran University of Medical Sciences School of Medicine, Iran

 

 

The goals of this course are to providing the participants with the knowledge and skills needed to perform clinical care to children and adolescents with sleep disorders. This short course provides an overview of this topic and the challenges involved for this population. The course is divided into two components the first part (common topics) and the second part (advanced topics).

Duration

14 hours

  • Basic: 6 hours- on Dec 3rd and 4th 2020
  • Advanced: 8 hours (To be Announced)

Basic Course

The first part will provide basic and common topics in pediatric sleep medicine and key areas in the management of sleep in children with disability.

Topics

  • Pathophysiology and diagnosis sleep disordered breathing in children
  • Morbidity associated with sleep disordered breathing
  • Treatment of sleep disordered breathing
  • Behavioral insomnia in children
  • Excessive daytime sleepiness in children
  • Hypoventilation syndromes
  • Parasomnia
  • How to differentiate parasomnia from  frontal lobe epilepsy

Advanced course

The second part of the course will cover the advance topics such as interpretation of polysomnography, specific considerations when undertaking non-invasive ventilation in children with disability. Movement disorders during sleep, case presentation, practical aspect of ventilation strategies of initiating and titrating therapy in this group of children and adolescents.

Target groups

Pediatric pulmonologist, pediatric neurologist, pediatrician, technologists, and other health professionals with interest in the management of infant, pediatric and adolescent sleep disorders

Certificate of Attendance

A jointly signed certificate would be issued upon completion of the course

Presentation Platform

Zoom Software

 

Organizing Committee:

Rouh-alla Shirzadi, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatric Pulmonology
  • Children's Medical Center, Pediatrics Center of Excellence
  • Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran

Hossein Mirlohi, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatric Pulmonology
  • Children's Medical Center, Pediatrics Center of Excellence
  • Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran

Masoumeh Ghasempour Alamdari, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatric Pulmonology
  • Bahrami Children's Hospital, 
  • Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran

Zahra Roshanzamir, MD

  • Pediatric Pulmonologist 
  • Children's Medical Center, Pediatrics Center of Excellence
  • Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran

Program:


Time (GMT)Topic
16:00-16:45

Hypoventilation syndromes

Mohammadreza Modaresi

15:15-16:00

Morbidity associated with sleep disordered breathing

Leila Kheirandish-Gozal

14:30-15:15

Pathophysiology and diagnosis sleep disordered breathing in children

Athanasios Kaditis

16:45-17:30

Treatment of sleep disordered breathing

David Gozal


Time (GMT)Topic
14:30-15:15

Behavioral insomnia in children

Lisa Medalie

16:45-17:30

Excessive daytime sleepiness in children

David Gozal

16:00-16:45

How to differentiate parasomnia from frontal lobe epilepsy in children

Reza Shervin Badv

15:15-16:00

Parasomnia in children

Mahmoud Reza Ashrafi