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Introductory course in sleep medicine IARS/IICMS, ISS January 26th and 27th 2017 Auditorium Connolly Hospital (Download Course Registration Form) Day 1 8.00 am Registration & coffee 8.20 am Welcome & Introduction 8.30am Review of background reading (mandatory attendance) Session 1 Overview of anatomy & biology of Sleep 9.15-9.45 Physiology of respiration & control of breathing during sleep 9.45-10.15 Overview of Normal sleep 10.15-10.45 Overview of sleep disorders 10.45-11.15  Morning Coffee Session 2 Pathophysiology of sleep 11.15-11.45 Pathophysiology of the upper airway in OSA 11.45-12.15 Pathophysiology of cardiovascular and metabolic consequences : cardiovascular     morbidity in OSA 12.15-12.45 Pathophysiology of CSA and heart failure 12.45-1.30 Lunch Session 3 Clinical assessment of OSA with case studies 1.30-2.00 Medical History taking 2.00-2.30 Physical examination 2.30-3.00 Impact of medications and lifestyle on sleep 3.00-3.15 Coffee 3.15-3.45 Subjective vs. objective indicators of sleep disorders 3.45-4.30 Case studies 4.30- 4.45 Q & A and close Day 2 8.00 am Registration & coffee 8.15 am Welcome & Introduction Session 1 Diagnostics techniques used in the diagnosis of respiratory sleep disorders 8.30-9.00 Polysomnography: measurement techniques 9.00-9.30 Equipment and Sensor technology used in sleep diagnostics 9.30-10.00 Scoring of sleep EEG according to the AASM rules 10.00-10.30 Scoring of abnormal respiratory events with trace case studies   10.30-11.00  Morning Coffee Session 2 Practical Workshops 11.00-11.30 Electrode placement and patient setup 11.30-12.00 Respiratory scoring using case studies and trace samples 12.00-12.30 EEG Scoring workshop using case studies and trace samples 12.30-1.15 Lunch Session 3 Treatment options for respiratory sleep disorders 1.15-1.45 Overview of OSA treatment 1.45-2.15 Oral devices 2.15-2.45 Non-invasive ventilation (CPAP/BiPAP/ASV) 2.45-3.00 Coffee 3.00-3.45 Final MCQ examination 3.45-4.00 Q & A and Close Speakers to be confirmed (pdf version of agenda) Download Course Registration Form Pay Registration Fee with Paypal