Multiprofessional Care Integration Challenges

Sleep

Sleep Medicine Advanced Course on Diagnosis of Sleep Disorders

21-I17
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May 7th 2021 - May 8th 2021
COURSE COORDINATORS
Susana Sousa (MD)
COURSE PRESENTATION
Sleep medicine is always evolving and have been impacted by changes in approach, diagnosis methods and technology.
This course is designed to offer a comprehensive state-of-the-art approach to the diagnosis of sleep disorders. It aims to increase knowledge and skills in this specific, challenging and dynamic field of medicine.

A multidisciplinary faculty will provide didactic material, interactive case-based scenarios and hands-on workshops. Integrated learning units will focus on understanding and evaluation of polysomnographic recordings, and the course will take a hands-on approach to using polysomnography.

Participants will be able to review concepts, acquire up-to-date scientific information and practical tips, to efficiently and accurately diagnose sleep disorders.
TARGET AUDIENCE
Physicians, Medical trainees with special interest in sleep medicine and Sleep technologists.

All professionals who wish to gain knowledge about sleep diagnosis and improve their skills in setting up, scoring and interpreting full polysomnographic (PSG) sleep studies and other complementary exams.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES >> KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS TO DEVELOP
  1. Know the basics of sleep physiology
  2. Evaluate a sleep patient
  3. Identify the main complementary exams in sleep medicine
  4. Acknowledge the specific requirements for implementation of sleep lab
  5. Be able to prepare a patient to perform a sleep study
  6. Gain hands-on experience with polysomnography scoring
  7. Cover the basic practical skills required including wiring up, troubleshooting and report interpretation - develop and improve these core practical skills
  8. Contact with new research and emerging technology in sleep medicine
ADMISSION CRITERIA
Curriculum vitae and a letter of motivation for the theme of the course.





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