What to Expect at the 38th AAST Annual Meeting: Understanding The Secret to Successful Titrations
Meet Dr. Nancy Collop, who will present on achieving successful titrations
On Sunday June 12, Nancy Collop, MD will present on how to work towards a successful titration experience.
About Dr. Collop
Dr. Collop is the director of the Emory Sleep Center in Atlanta, GA. She holds a primary appointment in the Emory School of Medicine as Professor of Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care Medicine and Sleep Medicine, as well as a secondary appointment as Professor of Neurology. She served on the AASM Board of Directors begining in 2006 and served as Secretary/Treasurer (2008-10), President-Elect (2010-11), President (2011-12) and Past President (2012-13).
She is currently the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine and the Section Editor of Sleep Medicine for Up-To-Date. She was associate editor of the journal Chest for 22 years and now is on their Editorial Board. A recognized expert in sleep-related breathing disorders, Dr. Collop has conducted research and co-authored numerous studies on topics such as diagnostic testing for sleep-disordered breathing, the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), and the relationship between sleep apnea and comorbid medical conditions such as Down syndrome and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Dr. Collop has chaired numerous important taskforces on the topic of home sleep apnea testing and is considered an expert on this subject. She was the lead author of the landmark paper, Clinical Guidelines for the Use of Unattended Portable Monitors in the Diagnosis of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Adult Patients, which was published in December 2007 and was the task force chair and lead author of the AASM’s Technology Evaluation of OSA Devices for Out of Center Sleep Testing, published in October 2011.
Here is what Nancy will present during Sunday's advanced track session on June 12th from 3:15 - 4:15pm
Successful Titration - Article Overview
- Discuss up-to-date journal articles and practice guidelines which discuss how to titrate various PAP devices.
- Compare and contrast different titration protocols to attain those that have the best evidence base.