"Back-to-School--It's Time to Sleep!  
A Medical and Behavioral Approach to Sleep Disorders
in School-age Children and Adolescents"


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Thank you to the 102 participants who made our meeting a success and our displays who provide financial supporter to our organization!
We appreciate our sponsors!  Alpert Jewish Family & Children's Service,    Center For Discovery,    Children's Services Council of Palm Beach County,   Cranial Technologies,   Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital,    Jupiter Medical Center,   MagMutual Insurance Company,   Mead Johnson Nutrition,   Northwestern Mutual,   Palm Beach Children’s Hospital,   Pediatric Neurologists of the Palm Beaches,   The Children's Hospital at Palms West,   The Children's Lung, Asthma, & Sleep Specialists


A behavioral approach to sleep disorders in school-age children and adolescents
A medical approach to sleep disorders in school-aged children and adolescents 

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The Medical Approach….. Presented by Akinyemi O. Ajayi, MD 
Attendees will be able to: 1. Describe how to take a sleep history 2. Differentiate the 
categories of sleep disorders 3.Summarize the different techniques for evaluation and management of sleep disorders

The Behavioral Approach:…Presentd by J. Christopher McGinnis, Ph.D., BCBA
Attendees will be able to counsel parents on 1. How much sleep children need at different ages 2. How to 
improve sleep independence by solving bedtime refusal, insomnia, and family bed 3. How to maintain 
good sleep health and habits

Dates & Locations

Tuesday, August 29, 2017 West Palm Beach 
West Palm Beach Marriott, 1001 Okeechobee Blvd, West Palm Beach, FL 33401

Wednesday August 30, 2017 Port St. Lucie 
Tutto Fresco Restaurant, 9501 Reserve Blvd, Port St Lucie, FL 34986

Schedule of Meeting

5:40-6:45 Reception & Registration 6:45- 7:00 -Business Meeting 
7:00 - 9:00 Dinner Program Back-to-School--It's Time to Sleep!

Target Audience:

Members and Guests of the Palm Beach County Pediatric Society, Pediatric Dentists, Pediatric Sub-Specialists, Primary Care Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, and any healthcare provider who treats and cares for pediatric patients.

Category 1 AMA-PRA (2.0 hours)         

CME/CE Credit provided by AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and Palm Beach Pediatric Society. AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Course Director Shannon Fox-Levine, M.D., President, Palm Beach Pediatric Society

Meeting Registration Information

Cost: $35.00 per person for Provider members in good standing (2017 dues paid)
Cost: $85.00 per person to pay 2017 dues $ 50.00 and $ 35.00 Dinner meeting
Cost: $75.00 per person for limited PBPS members, guests or non-members 

Regular registration deadline:  

Registration deadline: August 25, 2017  


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Late fees will apply if registering past Friday, August 25, 2017 All participants must be pre-registered & prepaid.
If you have any questions, please call your MJN Representatives who volunteer their time to help our society:
Susie Graham 561-371-0458, Jamie Lorne 561-699-4144 or Casey Laughlin 772-216-1607