DECEMBER ASBA DIPLOMACY EXAM - REVIEW COURSE - Friday December 9 - $795.00Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Resort7677 N 16th St, PhoenixPhoenix, AZ 85020Book Hotel Room rate $139 https://aws.passkey.com/e/16355951The American Sleep and Breathing Academy is an organization dedicated to enriching our members knowledge and skill in the treatment of sleep disordered breathing. Our goal is to provide current evidence based information to our members and enable them to provide optimal treatment for their patients. The Academy offers Certification to its members as a confirmation of their knowledge, skill and experience. There are multiple levels of Certification within our organization.This review course is offered to Dentists who wish to attain diplomacy with the American Sleep and Breathing Academy. The review course is a one day seminar that uses mock exams and literature reviews to prepare ASBA members to sit for the ASBA Diplomacy exam. Some but not all of the questions in the review course will appear in the 2016 exam. All of the literature used in the review course will have been used to make up the final exam.2016 Certification Guidelines2016 Reading List for Board Review and Certification ExamASBA Dental Exam Sample Questions:1. Sleep disordered breathing(SDB) has adverse effects on the cardiovascular health of adults, partly due to changes in autonomic activity. What adverse autonomic changes occur in children with (SDB)?a. Noneb. Increase of sympathovagal balance during slow wave sleepc. Significant reduction in heart rate variabilityd. Significant increase in heart rate variability2. Some studies show that left side sleeping position decreased the frequency of obstructive respiratory events in patients with moderate and severe OSA.a. Trueb. False3. The prevalence of SDB is almost three times higher in men compared with pre-menopausal women.a. Trueb. False4. Slow wave sleep appears to render the upper airway less susceptible to occlusion, suggestive of a protective effect.a. Trueb. False5. The primary mechanism of action of a mandibular advancement device is anterior movement of the tongue and:a. Consequent increase in the anterposterior dimensions of the oropharynxb. Consequent increase in the cross sectional area of the velopharynx in both the lateral and anteroposterior dimensionsc. consequent increase in the lateral dimension of the oropharynxd. A and B are correcte. B and C are correct6. The tongue retaining device produces more favorable changes in the retroglossal region than the mandibular advancement device.a. Trueb. False7. Pediatric OSA is often treated with?a. Palatal expansionb. Adenotonsillectomyc. CPAPd. A and Be. All of the above8. Complete treatment success, with OAT is defined by (AHI) of fewer than 5 events per hour and resolution of symptoms. This occurs:a. 70-90% of the timeb. 50% of the timec. 65% of the timed. 19-75% of the time9. In OAT the final extent of jaw repositioning depends all but one of the following:a. The patient’s ability to protrudeb. The severity of OSAc. Tongue positiond. Occlusal diagnosise. Type of appliancef. Patients ability to breathe through the nose10. Zolpidem, Zaleplon, and Zopiclone are?a. Nonbenzodiazepinesb. Benzodiazepinesc. Hypnotic drugsd. Less likely to exacerbate OSAe. B, D, and E are correctf. C, D and E are correct
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