Course 3: New findings in pediatric sleep medicine / Year in Review

Patricia Franco, Michel Lecendreux

The objective of this full-day course is to review what is new in pediatric sleep. Will be reviewed: the pathophysiology, the diagnosis, the complications and the management of the different sleep disturbances in children.

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this CME activity, participants should be able to:
• Manage insomnia in children with and without neurodevelopmental disorders.
• Understand the pathophysiology, diagnose and manage children with hypersomnia and parasomnia
• Diagnose and manage sleep disturbance breathing in children
• Understand the consequences of poor sleep in children
• Understand the relation between ADHD and sleep, diagnose the sleep disturbances in these children and treat them
• Overview the new trends in sleep in infants

Target Audience
This course is intended for pediatricians, sleep clinicians, nurses, fellows and students involved in the management of sleep in children.


09:00am – 09:10am Introduction, P. Franco (France)
09:10am – 10:00am Management of insomnia in children with and without neurodevelopmental disorders, P. Gringras (UK)
10:00am – 10:50am Narcolepsy and hypersomnia in children? G. Plazzi (Italy)
10:50am – 11:05am Coffee Break
11:05am – 11:55am Parasomnia in children: Physiopathology and Differential diagnoses, M. Nunes (Brazil)
11:55am – 12:45pm Sleep in the early years of life, P. Franco (France)
12:45pm – 01:30pm Lunch Break
01:30pm – 02:20pm Diagnostic aspects of sleep disturbance breathing in children, S. Verhust (Belgium)
02:20pm – 03:10pm Management of sleep disturbances breathing in children MP, Villa (Italy)
03:10pm – 03:25pm Coffee Break
03:25pm – 04:15pm ADHD and sleep in children, M. Lecendreux (France)
04:15pm – 05:05pm Consequences of poor sleep in children, K. Spruyt (France)