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May 17th Robert D Vorona

Who: Robert D. Vorona, Ph.D.  Adult Sleep SpecialistDivision of Pulmonary, Critical Care, Allergy and Sleep Medicine MUSC

When: Friday, May 17, 2019 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Where: Institute of Psychiatry 1st Floor Auditorium 67 President Street Charleston, SC 29425

Join us as we host Dr. Robert Vorona, an Adult Sleep Specialist in the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, Allergy and Sleep Medicine at MUSC. He has helped care for adult sleep medicine patients for over 30 years initially in private practice and for the last 20 years in medical schools in Virginia and now South Carolina. This lecture will review two current hypotheses for why we sleep, recommended sleep amount and the neurocognitive and peripheral consequences of insufficient sleep. Then Dr. Vorona will discuss the data that do or do not reveal decrements in a wide range of physician functions and finally discuss sleep restriction mitigating strategies.  

The Medical University of South Carolina designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1.0 Credit(s)™.  At the completion of the presentation, attendees will be able to:

1. The learner will recognize the neurocognitive consequences and peripheral consequences of insufficient sleep and use this information to counsel patients about the necessity of adequate sleep.

2. The learner will utilize mitigating strategies to reduce his/her sleep restriction.


Unable to attend in person? Register for our live stream.

Go to:     Session Number: 643 833 314

Once the host approves your registration, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions for joining the session.

Further details online at or at 843-792-0175