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An Osteopathic Approach to Pediatric Sleep Apnea

Total Credits: 1 including 1 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s)

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Athina Giovanis, DO
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An Osteopathic Approach to Pediatric Sleep Apnea

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this educational activity, participants will:

  1. Better understand sleep apnea in the pediatric population.
  2. Better understand treatment options for sleep apnea.
  3. Recommend life style changes and apply OMT as part of the treatment plan. Understand OMT techniques focused on obstructive sleep apnea.

Disclosure: Dr. Giovanis has no actual or potential conflicts of interest in relation to this program or presentation.

Accreditation Statement:

The New York State Osteopathic Medical Society (NYSOMS)  is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. NYSOMS designates this program for a maximum of 1 AOA Category 1A CME credits and will report CME credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation.

Grievance Policy:

​Grievances regarding this program or AOA CME credit reporting will be handled on and individual basis. All grievances should be directed in writing to the NYSOMS Executive Director at or by mail to NYSOMS, PO BOX 8000, Old Westbury, NY 11568. Grievances that cannot be resolved by NYSOMS will then be sent to the AOA Council on CME , 142 East Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60611.


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Dr. Giovani is Board Certified in Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine and Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine. Dr. Giovanis graduated from the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed her internship at Mercy Hospital in Portland, Maine. She then completed the Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine/ Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Residency at St. Barnabas Hospital in Bronx, New York. Since completing her residency in 2010, Dr. Giovanis has been in private practice in New York and Rhode Island. Presently, she is an assistant professor at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine in Middletown, New York. .tb_button {padding:1px;cursor:pointer;border-right: 1px solid #8b8b8b;border-left: 1px solid #FFF;border-bottom: 1px solid #fff;}.tb_button.hover {borer:2px outset #def; background-color: #f8f8f8 !important;}.ws_toolbar {z-index:100000} .ws_toolbar .ws_tb_btn {cursor:pointer;border:1px solid #555;padding:3px} .tb_highlight{background-color:yellow} .tb_hide {visibility:hidden} .ws_toolbar img {padding:2px;margin:0px}