UA Sarver Heart Center Grand Rounds - 'Sleep-Disordered Breathing in Children with Congenital Heart Defects'

Event Series: 
Sarver Heart Center Grand Rounds
Date: 
December 15, 2017 - 12:00pm

Dr. Daniel Combs is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson.  He is also the medical director for pediatrics at the Center for Sleep Disorders at Banner University Medical Center-Tucson.  He completed medical school, residency in pediatrics, and fellowship in sleep medicine at the University of Arizona. He is board-certified in pediatrics and sleep medicine by the American Board of Pediatrics.  His research interests are focused on diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders in children with chronic illness.  In particular, he is studying the effects of sleep-disordered breathing in children with congenital heart disease, the most common birth defect in the United States.  He is currently funded by the American Sleep Medicine Foundation, as well as the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute.

Sarver Heart Center Grand Rounds - Guest Speaker Series

The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Dr. Combs has disclosed he has no conflicts.

All other faculty, CME Planning Committee members and CME office reviewers have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity.

Learning Objectives:

Describe recent progress in the research, diagnosis and treatment of heart disease
Integrate advances in heart disease diagnosis and treatment into the day-to-day practices of research and clinical care
Provide medical professionals with updates on cardiologic topics with the goals of increasing knowledge, competence and patient care