23rd Annual Conference on Sleep Disorders in Infancy and Childhood (description)


Category:Neurology, Pediatrics, Pulmonary Medicine
Address:39000 Bob Hope Drive Rancho Mirage, California, United States of America 92270
Phone:(800) 321-3690
Event dates:1/13/2005 - 1/15/2005 (This event has already taken place)
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Topics to be Covered:

  • Polysomnographic Monitoring in Children
  • Metabolic Consequences of Sleep Disruption
  • Neurocognitive Consequences of Childhood Sleep Apnea
  • SIDS and Neonatology
  • Circadian Rhythms
Organizer phone:(800) 321-3690
Offering type:Conference
Specialty:Sleep Medicine
Event frequency:Every Year
First Meeting:1983
Total events:22
Est. attendance: 300
Target audience:Any
Other target audiences:
Host Sponsor:Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower
Est. # of exhibitors:18
Currency:US Dollars
CE Credits:The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Annenberg Center designates this educational activity for a maximum of 13.75 (6.25 for 1/13, 5 for 1/14, 2.5 for 1/15) category 1 credits toward the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only those credits that he/she actually spent in the educational activity. Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower is approved as a provider of nurse practitioner continuing education programs by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Provider number 040207. The Annenberg Center approves this program for 16.4 contact hours of continuing education. This activity for 16.4 contact hours is provided by the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower, Institute for Nursing Continuing Education, which is accredited as a provider of continuing education in nursing by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Provider is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #13664, for 16.4 contact hours (7.4 for 1/13, 6.0 for 1/14, 3.0 for 1/15). The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences is approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences maintains responsibility for the program. The Annenberg Center has approved this activity for 14 hours credit for psychologists. Course meets the qualifications for 13.75 hours (6.25 for 1/13, 5 for 1/14, 2.5 for 1/15) of continuing education credit for LCSW’s as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. Provider #PCE2048. AAPA accepts Prescribed credit from AAFP and Category 1 CME credit for the PRA from organizations accredited by ACCME. This course meets the requirements for CE for RCPs in California. Application has been made to the American Association of Respiratory Care (AARC) to accredit this program. Application has been made to the Association of Polysomnographic Technologists (APT) to accredit this program. Certificates of Credit will be provided by mail following program participation, and upon completion and return of evaluation form to the Annenberg Center, 39000 Bob Hope Drive, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270 or by FAX to 760-773-4550. For more information contact Alice Clark at (800) 321-3690.


A multidisciplinary meeting for physicians, nurses, respiratory care practitioners, sleep scientists, polysomnographers, social workers, psychologists, and other health care professionals who have an interest in cardiorespiratory control, SIDS, pediatric sleep disorders, obstructive apnea, home ventilatory support and other related topics.


Registration Fee Details:

$445 Physician/PhD ($515 after December 1); $345 Nurse ($395 after December 1); $345 Respiratory ($395 after December 1); $345 Other ($395 after December 1); $250 Fellows ($300 after December 1)

Other items that tuition includes:

Course materials; breakfasts/lunches/breaks listed in the Program; Wednesday night Welcome Reception; Thursday evening Annual Reception supported by Respironics; transportation between the conference hotels and the Center for conference sessions.

Travel and hotel arrangements:

Marriott’s Rancho Las Palmas Resort (800-458-8786 or 760-568-2727) – Located conveniently close to the conference and across from theaters and restaurants. The Marriott has a full range of resort services for its guests in an atmosphere of casual elegance. Conference room rates are $160. Fairfield Inn (760-341-9100) – Located adjacent to shopping malls and restaurants. Tastefully decorated rooms; relax in heated pool/Jacuzzi. Conference room rates are $95. Make your reservations early and mention “Sleep Disorders” to receive the conference rate. Hotel cut-off date is Thursday, December 16th. After that, rooms are on a space-available basis only.  
Contact Person:Marg Hagerty
TitleProject Manager
Organizer Address 139000 Bob Hope Drive
Organizer CityRancho Mirage
Organizer State: (US)California
Organizer State/Province: (Outside US)
Organizer Zip or Postal Code92270
Organizer CountryUnited States of America
Organizer Phone(800) 321-3690
Organizer Fax(760) 773-4513
Structural makeupNon-Profit
Host Sponsor; Other SponsorsAnnenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower
Event Site/VenueAnnenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower
Event sold out?No
Multiple locations or dates?No
Manufacturer and Organizational Sponsorships:The Thursday evening Annual Reception is supported by an independent educational grant from Respironics Children’s Medical Ventures.
Peripherally organized activities:01/12/05 Wednesday Evening Welcome Reception 01/13/05 Thursday Evening Annual Reception Sponsored by Respironics Children's Medical Ventures
Statistics available for most recent event held in:NA
Average number in event attendance of:
Number in attendance of:
total attendance #: 250
Target BoundariesInternational
Refund Policy:No refunds after the conference starts.
Is Registration contact information the same as Organizer Contact above?No
Registration Contact: Alice Clark
Registration E-Mail:
Registration Phone: (800) 321-3690
Registration Fax: (760) 773-4550
Web Page
Can one register for your CE on your web site?Yes
Can registration be made by snail (regular) mail?Yes
Online housing reservations: 
Do you have additional written or AV materials for sale?Yes
If so, are they available for non-attendees as well as those attending?Yes
Details:Surplus syllabi will be available for sale following the meeting. Price: $45.00
Is full tuition necessary to ensure registration?Yes
Will there be shuttle service available?Yes
Details:Bus service will be available from both hotels for the meeting sessions at the Annenberg Center; however, participants will be on their own for transportation at other times.
Abstract information:The deadline for submitting abstracts is November 1, 2004. To receive complete instructions, call Belinda Ratterree at 760-773-4267 or access the conference Web site:

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