Dr. Boyd is a board-certified pediatric dentist practicing in Chicago. He is also an attending instructor in the residency-training program in Pediatric Dentistry at Lurie Children’s Hospital where he additionally serves as a member of Lurie’s Craniofacial Anomalies and Sleep Medicine teams. Prior to completing his dental degree from Loyola University’s Chicago College of Dentistry in 1986, he obtained an advanced degree (M.Sc.) in Human Nutrition and Dietetics from Michigan State University. Dr. Boyd attended the University of Iowa for his post-graduate residency training in Pediatric Dentistry.
Dr. Sheldon is Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and Director of the Sleep Medicine Center of Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. He is active in the clinical practice of pediatric sleep medicine, and has an intense involvement in pediatric sleep medical education and research. He completed his residency in pediatrics at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center, Chicago, visiting faculty fellowship in medical education at Southern Illinois University Medical School, and faculty fellowship in Sleep Medicine at the University of Chicago.
Pediatric Airway and Pediatric Sleep Medicine: A Dental Perspective
Date: Friday, October 17, 2014
Time: 8:00 a.m. registration and breakfast
8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. seminar
4:00 p.m. cocktail hour
Location: Medinah Country Club, 6N001 Medinah Rd., Medinah
Registration: $425 non-CAIDT Member* / $95 Staff
Includes Continental breakfast, lunch, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres following presentation
Deadline: Friday, October 10, 2014
About the Course:
This course utilizes a case/problem based format to identify issues related to the pediatric airway that may be identified and managed by the dental practitioner. It is a novel approach to identification and management of sleep disordered breathing in children.
Goal of the Course:
At the end of this course the learner will be able to:
- Describe the signs and symptoms of sleep disordered breathing in children
- Identify risk factors for obstructive sleep apnea in children
- Discuss various etiologies for sleep disordered breathing in children and their approach to management
Continuing Education Credits:
Certificates indicating 5 hours of CE credits will be issued.
To Register: (Boyd and Sheldon Invitation)
Registration deadline is Friday, October 10, 2014. If you have questions, call 630-408-4676.