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Conference Information


This years conference will be held at Southeast Community College in Lincoln, NE.


October 2, 2015


The purpose this educational activity is to improve the knowledge and skills of health care professionals in Nebraska, Kansas, Iowa, and Missouri in the care of patients with sleep disorders.

The content of this conference is designed to meet the continuing education needs of: nurses, respiratory care professionals, sleep technologist, and other healthcare providers.

Conference Objectives

Explore sleep disorders in older adults
Examine the role of sleep in pregnancy and menopause
Apply current rules in the scoring of polysomnograms

Nebraska Sleep Conference Planning Committee

  • Ann Berger, PhD, RN, AOCN
  • Chris Campagna, BS, REEGT, RPSGT
  • Mary Clabaugh, BS, RRT, RPSGT
  • Cindy Dahl, RRT, RPSGT
  • Tracy DUnn, MOL, BS, RPSGT, CRT
  • Leight Heithoff, BS, RPSGT, REEGT
  • Jamie Hosler, LRCP, RPSGT
  • Brett Kuhn, PhD
  • Tim Lieske, MD
  • Steve Seiberling, RRT, RPSGT
  • Carie Smith, BS, RRT, RPSGT

Continuing Education Credit

The content of this conference is designed to meet the needs of: nurses, respiratory care professionals, sleep technologists, and other healthcare providers involved in the care of patients with sleep disorders.

Sleep Technologists and Respiratory Therapists

Application has been made to the American Association for the Respiratory Care (AARC) for continuing education contact hours for respiratory therapists. These hours can be utilized for RPSGT continuing education hours.

Conference Lodging

Conference lodging has not been procured at this time.

Conference Schedule and Presentations

Conference Presentations

Why NIV – Gary Hamilton, BS, RRT (sponsored by ResMed)

Updates about Medicare Reimbursements – Paula Berriche, RN (sponsored by Noridian)

RLS, PLM, PLMD: What does it all mean? – Dr. Vikas Jain (sponsored by Respironics)

Circadian Aspects of Jet Lag and Shift Work – Dr. Helen Burgess

Advanced Credentialing for the Sleep Technologist: Beyond Titration and Scoring – Dr. Vikas Jain

The Circadian System – Shifting with Light and Melatonin – Dr. Helen Burgess