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An Interdisciplinary Approach to Understanding and Implementing Airway and Sleep Disordered Breathing Protocols

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An Interdisciplinary Approach to Understanding and Implementing Airway and Sleep Disordered Breathing Protocols

Friday, May 1 - Saturday, May 2

Dr. Steve Acker – An Interdisciplinary Approach to Understanding and Implementing Airway and Sleep Disordered Breathing Protocols

River View Banquet Center
56 River Road
Berkeley Heights NJ 07922

Friday May 1, 2020 – Saturday May 2, 2020
Registration & Breakfast – 7:30 am / Course 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
*Continental Breakfast & Hot Lunch Buffett Included*

Day 1 – Friday May 1
Airway disorders and sleep disordered breathing – introduction, health concerns from a Public Health perspective

  • Anatomy and physiology of the airway
  • Genetic and epigenetic factors in airway and craniofacial development
  • Introduction of the System for managing airway patients
  • Structure, function and behavior as root causes of airway dysfunction
  • Patient Screening introduced
  • Data collection – medical metrics, clinical exam, clinical photography, and cone beam CT scan, digital intraoral scanning
  • Interpretation of data collection
  • Training of high-resolution pulse oximeter
  • Demonstration of scanner
  • Introduction to diagnosis of Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Upper airway Resistance Syndrome

 

 

Day 2 – Saturday May 2

  • Diagnosing cases
  • Review of data from high resolution pulse oximeters.
  • Oral Appliance therapy introduced
  • Analog impression techniques for oral appliance therapy
  • Digital scanning for oral appliance therapy (live demo)
  • Review of myofunctional therapy and functional appliances
  • Building a network of providers for our airway patients.
  • Review of sleep and health
  • Case presentations and reviews.
  • Adjunctive therapies.

ACKER COURSE (14 CE Credits)

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Details

Start:
Friday, May 1
End:
Saturday, May 2
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Venue

River View Banquet Center
56 River Rd, Berkeley Heights
New Jersey, NJ 07922 United States
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