Live CME Opportunity

“Narcolepsy and REM Sleep: It’s the End of the World as We (they) Know It
January 30, 2020

Mary Halsey Maddox MD

Associate Professor, UAB Division of Pediatric Pulmonology
Co-Director, Sleep Disorders Center

 This lecture is part of Pediatric Medical Grand Rounds Regularly Scheduled Series; therefore our educational objectives are global in scope and apply to the year’s entire series of lectures. At least one of the listed objectives will apply to this lecture. On occasion, a speaker may provide specific objectives listed on their slides which directly relate to the topic.
Upon completion of the 2020 Grand Rounds series, participants will be able to:
  1. Recognize and review diagnosis and current management options for a variety of illnesses related to the field of pediatrics.
  2. Discuss research related to a variety of pediatric illnesses.
  3. Recognize and utilize new advances in technology and physician practice for the diagnosis, care, and treatment of the pediatric patient.
  4. Utilize a multidisciplinary approach to provide optimal outcomes for the pediatric patient.
  5. Discuss improvement methodology to provide quality care for the pediatric patient.
  6. Discuss the role of pediatric practice in education and advocacy.

Consistent with Children’s of Alabama CME policy, planners for this Grand Rounds are required to disclose to you any economic or other personal interests that create, or may be perceived as creating, a conflict related to the material discussed. This policy is intended to make participants aware of planners’ interest so they may form their own judgments about the educational material provided. Full disclosure, including the nature of any planner member’s relationship(s) with commercial interests is listed below.

The following CME Committee Members and Planners of this Activity have nothing to Disclose:
Erin Schmitt, MD,  Grand Rounds Prorgam Director
Spandana Induru, MD,  Co-Chief Resident
Amy Richardson, Continuing Medical Education Coordinator
Linda Russo, MAE, BS, RRT-NPS, Parent Representative

Brad Troxler, MD, CME Chair

Content Reviewer Information:
Children’s of Alabama requires that the content of CME activities and related materials provide balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor. Content must be free of the influence or control of a commercial entity and must promote improvements or quality in healthcare Regarding CME content, it is the policy and expectation of Children’s of Alabama that:
  • All recommendations involving clinical medicine are based on evidence that is accepted within the profession of medicine as adequate justification for their indications and contraindications in the care of patients.
  • All scientific research referred to, reported or used in this activity in support of justification of a patient care recommendation conform to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection and analysis.

Content review was conducted prior to this presentation and considered compliant with the standards listed above by one or more of the following CME Committee Members:

Susan Walley, MD, Post CME Chair
Disclosure: Gilead Sciences & Atea Pharmaceuticals stocks related to Hepatitis C drugs

The following members have no disclosures:

Brad Troxler, MD, CME Chair
Erin Schmitt, MD,  Grand Rounds Prorgam Director
Stephanie Berger, MD, Pediatric Hospital Medicine
Khalilah Brown, MD, JCDH Pediatrics
Joseph Chewning, MD,  Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Jeffrey Cobb,  Coordinator, Physician Relations
Nefertiti Durant, MD, Adolescent Medicine
Andre Green, Lead Coordinator, Web Applications, Corporate Communications & Marketing
Krisztina Harsanyi, MD, Neurology
Spandana Induru, MD,  Co-Chief Resident
Bette Jolly, MSN, RN, Director, Nursing Special Projects
Tiffany Kaczorowski,  Manager, Physician Marketing
Rachel Kassel, MD, PhD, Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutition Services
Mary Halsey Maddox, MD, Pediatric Sleep Medicine
Joseph Philips, MD, Neonatology
Linda Russo, MAE, Family Leader, Pediatric Pulmonary Center
Earl Salser, MD, Family Medicine & Community Medicine
Brenda Vason, RN, BSN, CIC, Director, Inf. Control/PI/CME

Disclosures of the speakers:

Mary Halsey Maddox MD
Associate Professor, UAB Division of Pediatric Pulmonology
Co-Director, Sleep Disorders Center

  • Does not intend to discuss commercial products or services.
  • Does not intend to discuss non-FDA approved uses of products/providers of services.
  • Does not have a relevant financial relationship with any commercial interests.

Children's of Alabama is accredited by the Medical Association of the State of Alabama to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Children's of Alabama designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Estimated Time of Activity: 1 hour