Christie Clinic Sleep Lab Will Host Two Open Houses

5/9/2013

The Department of Sleep Medicine will be hosting two open houses - one for medical providers and one open to the public. The open houses will be held at Christie Clinic CU Sleep located at 1207 S. Mattis Avenue in Champaign. Light refreshments will be provided at both events.

For Medical Providers
Date: Tuesday, May 14, 2013; any time between 5-7p.m.

Providers will be able to:

  • Tour the sleep lab
  • View a live sleep study in progress and discuss it with sleep specialists or sleep technologists
  • Browse CPAP masks and supplies to become more familiar with them
  • Learn more about the process of ordering a sleep study

For Public Event
Date: Wednesday, May 15; any time between noon-7p.m.

Attendees will be able to:

  • Tour the sleep lab
  • Learn more about sleep tests and view a sleep study
  • Ask questions about sleep disorders and treatments
  • Browse CPAP masks and supplies (the most common treatment for sleep apnea).
  • Have a short one-on-one meeting with a technologist if you already use CPAP

The Department of Sleep Medicine is fully equipped to diagnose and treat sleep disorders, as well as educate patients on these disorders. Sleep studies are useful in uncovering hidden health issues such as obstructive sleep apnea, narcolepsy, periodic limb movements, restless leg syndromes, REM behavior disorder, sleepwalking and other disturbances.

For information about the event call CU Sleep at 217.355.1684.