The Apnea Program at Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota provides comprehensive evaluation, apnea monitor education (if medically necessary), follow-up clinical management, and support for infants diagnosed with apnea or gastroesophageal reflux. The program is available at through both Children's - Minneapolis and Children's - St. Paul.

William Wheeler, MD
Children's - Minneapolis
Medical Director

J. Michael Coleman, MD
Children's - St. Paul
Medical Director

Pam Stading, RN
Children's - Minneapolis and St. Paul
Manager

Types of Apnea


Offering a Wide Range of Specialized Services

Apnea

  

Gastroesophageal Reflux

Inpatient Services:

  • Coordination of diagnostic testing
  • Discharge planning
  • Apnea monitor education including CPR
  • Apnea clinical management
  • Apnea monitor downloads, scoring, and interpretation
  • Apnea Nurse on-call 24 hours a day/7 days a week

Inpatient Services:

  • Coordination of diagnostic testing
  • Discharge planning
  • GER education including CPR
  • GER clinical management
  • Apnea Nurse on-call 24 hours a day/7 days a week

Outpatient Services:

  • Coordination of outpatient diagnostic testing
  • Apnea monitor education including CPR
  • Apnea clinical management
  • Apnea monitor downloads, scoring, and interpretation
  • Apnea Nurse on call 24 hours a day/7 days a week

Outpatient Services:

  • Coordination of outpatient diagnostic testing
  • GER education including CPR
  • GER clinical management
  • Apnea Nurse on-call 24 hours a day/7 days a week


Your Baby's Apnea Evaluation

The evaluation involves several steps. A doctor completes a medical history and physical, followed by observation, diagnostic testing, and evaluation. 


Using an Apnea Monitor

Bringing Your Baby Home with a Monitor

Monitor Event Alarm Record

Apnea Monitor Frequently Asked Questions

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