Louisiana Academy of Sleep Medicine

Mission Statement

To further the understanding of sleep and sleep disorders, 
to provide a forum for communication and education of sleep professionals,
 and to promulgate the highest standards for polysomnograpy and the clinical diagnosis and
 treatment of sleep disorders, for the people of Louisiana
Virtual Event
October 29th and 30th
BRPT CSTE application approved for 11.5 credits

CRCE Program application has been submitted for approval by the AARC
Meeting Agenda
Friday, October 29th

7:00 am - 7:50 am - Registrations
7:50 am - 8:00 am - Welcome and Announcements

8:00 am - 9:00 am - Legal Update 2021: Key Issues to Consider for the Provision of Sleep Medicine During the Pandemic 
Speaker: Jayme Matchinski, JD

9:00 am - 10:00 am - Inpatient Sleep Medicine: Elephants in the Room
Speaker: Supat Thammasitboon, MD

10:00 am - 10:30 am - Break {Philips - Vender Media Ready Content}

10:30 am - 11:30 am - Evaluating In-Patients for Sleep Studies
Speaker : Sean Thompson, RPSGT

11:30 am - 12:30 pm - An Overview of Phrenic Nerve Stimulation to Treat Central Sleep Apnea
Speaker: Brian Gaden, RRT, RPSGT

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm - Lunch Break {Jazz Pharmaceuticals - Vendor Media Ready Content}

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm - Understanding Advanced Therapies 
Speaker: Byron Jamerson, RPSGT, RST, CCSH, FAAST

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm - Behavioral Methods to Improve PAP Adherence: Have We Turned the Corner?
Speaker: Mark Aloia, PhD

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm - Break {Fisher & Paykel - Vendor Media Ready Content}

3:30 pm - Announcements - CSTE & AARC Continuing Education Credits & Evaluation Forms

Saturday, October 30th

7:00 am - 7:50 am - Registrations
7:50 am - 8:00 am - Welcome and Announcements

8:00 am - 9:00 am - CBCT Usage in Dental Sleep Medicine Work Flow: Standard of Care or Overkill?
Speaker: James Moreau Jr., DDS

9:00 am - 10:00 am - Hyoid Suspension
Speaker: James Connolly, MD

10:00 am - 10:30 am - Break {SleepSource Alliance - Vender Media Ready Content

10:30 am - 12:30 pm - CO2: Too High, Too Low or Just Right
Speaker: Lowery Thompson, MD

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm - Lunch Break {Inspire Medical System - Vender Media Ready Content}

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm - Artificial Intelligence, New Technologies & Sleep Lab Automation
Speaker: Peter Allen, BSRC, RRT-SDS, RST, RPSGT

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm - Insomnia "What's Keeping You Up at Night"
Speaker: Mohammad Cheema, MD

2:30 pm - Announcements - CSTE & AARC Continuing Education Credits & Evaluation Forms

2021 Annual Meeting of Members
                2021 Election Results

Sponsors

Philips Respironics
Lori Speyrer

Jazz Pharmaceuticals
Alison Mouton

Inspire Sleep Medical
Chase Ranlett

Fisher & Paykel
Frank Mule

Airlift 
SleepSource Alliance
Andrew Cook
If you have any questions
Please contact
Wade Young, Past- President