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         Narcolepsy in Children:
         Insights into Diagnosis and Strategies
         to Improve Patient Care

          Wednesday, October 17, 2018

         Hyatt Regency Chicago
         Michigan 1A, 1B, 1C
         151 E Upper Wacker Drive
         Chicago, Illinois

         Registration & Breakfast: 8:00 am - 8:30 am
         Symposium:  8:30 am - 9:30 pm

Registration for this program is now closed.

Faculty:  Kiran Maski, MD, MPH; Merrill Wise, MD
Program Overview:

In this program, pediatric sleep disorder experts Dr. Kiran Maski and Dr. Merrill Wise will describe strategies to overcome barriers in diagnosing narcolepsy in children, and explain best practices in treatment including emerging evidence with pharmacologic therapy.

Educational Objectives: 
Upon completion of this program, attendees should be able to:

  • Recognize atypical presentations of cataplexy in children and identify comorbidities associated with narcolepsy.
  • Describe best practices for making a diagnosis of narcolepsy in children.
  • Implement and facilitate nonpharmacologic strategies to improve quality of life and reduce complications for children with narcolepsy.
  • Interpret emerging data for the treatment of narcolepsy in pediatric patients.

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    Target Audience:  This educational activity is intended for physicians, and other healthcare professionals involved in the management of children with narcolepsy.

    Accreditation & Credit Designation Statements:
    Voxmedia LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Voxmedia LLC designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Nurse practitioners may participate in this educational activity and earn a certificate of completion as AANP accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM through its reciprocity agreements.

    The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

    Educational Grant: Voxmedia gratefully acknowledges the educational grant provided by Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc.