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Illinois Sleep Society Annual Virtual Conference 2021

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The activity is for anyone working in the field of sleep medicine. A great opportunity to stay current in the sleep medicine field.

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The Illinois Sleep Society Board is honored with the participation of an incredible expert panel this year. National and international experts in sleep medicine, leaders in the field, will convene during a virtual conference on October 2, 2021.

Dr. Kannan Ramar, Keynote speaker and 35th President of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, will kick off the meeting discussing upcoming sleep medicine trends and challenges and sharing his experience in a life-long academic career and volunteer society service.

The conference will be presented live and recorded for On-Demand access. For fun, it includes games, networking opportunities and raffles.

After attending the conference, learners will leave the activity with enhanced knowledge about topics such as childhood obesity, patient advocacy, established and new sleep disorders treatment options.

We are excited and cannot wait to virtually meet you.

Target Audience

The activity is for anyone working in the field of sleep medicine, including technologists, physicians, advanced practice providers, psychologists, dentists and trainees.

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the future of sleep medicine.
  • Recognize treatment challenges in obese children with obstructive sleep apnea.
  • Recommend interventions to improve adherence to CPAP therapy.
  • Assess the role of upper airway management and mandibular advancement surgery in OSA.
  • Identify gaps and challenges in narcolepsy diagnosis and treatments from a leading patient advocate perspective.
  • Recognize benefits of web-based online insomnia treatment training tool.

Conference Agenda

Please visit our website to view the agenda.

How to Get Discounted Tickets

Become a member of the Illinois Sleep Society and a ticket to the 2021 Annual Conference is included with your membership costs.

Ticket rates before September 24, 2021:

  • With Doctoral membership: FREE
  • With Polysomnographic membership: FREE
  • With Affiliate membership: FREE
  • With Student membership: FREE

Ticket rates after September 24, 2021:

  • With Doctoral membership: $50
  • With Polysomnographic membership: $25
  • With Affiliate membership: $25
  • With Student membership: $10

Membership details:

ISS memberships purchased with 2021 Annual Conference tickets are active through December 31, 2021. Members can renew to receive an annual membership that begins on January 1, 2022.

Sign up for a:

  • Doctoral membership: Individuals with MD, DO PhD, DDS, DMD or other doctoral degree in sleep medicine.
  • Polysomnographic membership: Individuals whose primary employment is the sleep technology profession. Accepted credentials: Sleep Tech/RT
  • Affiliate membership: Individuals with special training in healthcare field, such as nurses and sleep center managers, who are practicing or are interested in sleep medicine. Accepted credentials: RN/PA/APN
  • Student membership: Individuals currently enrolled in an education program seeking a degree leading to the participation in sleep disorder medicine, sleep research, sleep technology or sleep education. Also applies to residents and fellows.

Become an ISS member today and save!

More information about becoming a member and how to register for free tickets can be found at our website.

Continuing Education

Accreditation statements for continuing education

In support of improving patient care, Rush University Medical Center is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Rush University Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of Three (3) AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Rush University Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of Three (3) nursing contact hour(s).

This activity is being presented without bias and without commercial support.

Rush University is an approved provider for physical therapy (216.000272), occupational therapy, respiratory therapy, social work (159.001203), nutrition, and speech-audiology by the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation.

Rush University designates this live activity for Three (3) Continuing Education credit(s).

Rush University Medical Center designates this activity for Three (3) CE credits in psychology.

Before the program is approved for American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) CRCE®, the following language may be used on promotional materials:

“Application has been made to the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) for continuing education contact hours for respiratory therapists.”

After the program has received official approval for American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) CRCE®, the following language may be used on promotional materials with the official AARC CRCE® logo:

“This program has been approved for 3.0 contact hours Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association for Respiratory Care, 9425, N. MacArthur Blvd, Suite 100, Irving TX 75063.”

Continuing Education Credits (CEC) certificates are issued via the American Association of Sleep Technologists (AAST) CEC Portal and use AAST IDs as unique identifiers in order to store issued certificates in each recipient’s transcript. Please note all attendees of AAST-approved events who wish to claim AAST Continuing Education Credits must have an AAST User ID in order for the Illinois Sleep Society to report post-event attendance. Attendees must have at least a free guest account with the AAST to obtain a User ID. Please direct any questions or comments to cecprogram@aastweb.org for more information.

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Organizer Illinois Sleep Society Board of Directors

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The society has been organized to operate exclusively for scientific and educational purposes and to act as a representive voice for sleep professionals in the State of Illinois.

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