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October 2020

The 14th World Congress on Controversies in Neurology

October 29 - November 1

14th World Congress on Controversies in Neurology will be a fully online virtual experience that will take place from October 29 – November 1, 2020.   CONy 2020 will once again bring together the medical community and provide a platform for prestigious experts to discuss the fascinating controversies in neurology.   Experts will discuss a wide array of topics, such as ALS, Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia, Epilepsy, Headache, Multiple Sclerosis, Neurodegenerative Diseases, Neuroimmunology, Parkinson's Disease, Sleep, Stroke and more.   Please click…

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November 2020

Oxford Masterclass in CBT-I

November 2 - November 3
University of Oxford

A two-day masterclass for clinical professionals, including psychologists, psychiatrists and physicians, technologists, nurses, allied health professionals and clinical researchers. Insomnia is the most commonly experienced problem with sleep, with as much as one in 10 of the adult population likely meeting criteria for diagnosis. In primary care, poor sleep is second only to pain in frequency of presentation. Chronic poor sleep is associated with cognitive impairment, low health-related quality of life, absenteeism, and increased healthcare usage, as well as increased…

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Practical Polysomnography Course 2020

November 6 - November 7
Edinburgh Training and Conference Venue

Aimed at: Anyone wishing to gain or improve skills in setting up, scoring and interpreting full polysomnographic sleep studies. This includes physicians, nurses, allied health professionals, students, researchers or anyone with a professional interest in sleep medicine. Content: This 2-day course will focus on the understanding and evaluation of polysomnographic recordings. The course will include some lectures but will focus mainly on the practical hands-on aspects of polysomnography. Teaching will be based on standard adult scoring rules, although special considerations in paediatric…

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Innovation in treatment of sleep disordered breathing: The role of adjuvant therapy

November 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Register for the webinar here - https://www.rsm.ac.uk/events/odontology/2020-21/odp53/ Episode 3 of the Sleep and Dentistry webinar series.​ This webinar will cover recent innovation in all aspects of the management of sleep disordered breathing and will include an overview of the surgical and non-surgical treatment options. The common condition of sleep disordered breathing will be discussed in terms of surgical and non-surgical management. Speakers will highlight some issues with current treatment modalities and discuss recent development in the field in terms of newer…

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Current controversies in sleep medicine

November 16 @ 8:45 am - 5:00 pm

This meeting aims to educate attendees about the most common forms of sleep disorders seen routinely within the NHS, and in particular aims to provide support with tacking areas of difficult decision making and recent scientific advances. Attendees can expect to: The treatment of mild obstructive sleep apnoea given unprecedented demand on sleep services and a very recent review of the evidence base for investigation and management of obstructive sleep apnoea by NICE The challenges of sleepy drivers, the known science to…

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January 2021

Breathe easy, sleep well: Obstructive sleep apnoea and brachycephalic obstructive airway syndrome in humans and companion animals

January 29, 2021 @ 8:45 am - 5:15 pm
Virtual

Vets and human doctors often do not have the opportunity to learn from each other and plan collaborative research and strategies to raise awareness and improve care for conditions that affect both humans and animals. This meeting aims to catalyse and encourage such collaborations. Join us as we discuss the parallels between obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) in humans and brachycephalic obstructive airway syndrome (BOAS), including developments that are translatable across species. This is a unique opportunity to learn about comparative…

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February 2021

International Sleep Medicine Course 2020

February 8, 2021 - February 11, 2021

International Sleep Medicine Course (ISMC) The International Sleep Medicine Course provides comprehensive training in all aspects of sleep medicine. This course is accredited and organized by the BASS, the British Sleep Society (BSS) and the Dutch Society for Sleep-Wake Research (NSWO).1 ISMC 2021 will take place in Blankenberge (B) from 8th February 20201 - 11th February 20201.   More details to follow

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March 2021

5th Clinical Update Sleep™: International Conference 2021

March 19, 2021
Royal College of Physicians London

Programme overview Sleep and the social impact of sleep associated symptoms have become more important with a demanding modern lifestyle. Recent years have seen a significant increase in patients reporting symptoms of hypersomnia and insomnia, or circadian rhythm disorders. The world-wide obesity epidemic has also led to a significant rise in the prevalence of sleep-disordered breathing, particularly in obstructive sleep apnoea. New insights into the complex relationship between parasomnias and neurodegenerative conditions emphasize the importance of sleep medicine to public…

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EDINBURGH SLEEP MEDICINE COURSE 2021

March 22, 2021 - March 26, 2021
Hilton Edinburgh Carlton North Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1SD

Venue:  Hilton Edinburgh Carlton North Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1SD   This annual course aims to provide up-to-date information on the theory and practice of sleep medicine including practical experience in the technological aspects of measuring and monitoring sleep. The course is aimed at all professionals involved in the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders. It is open to applicants from all countries. Competence in understanding spoken English is required.  PROPOSED GUEST SPEAKERS Dr R Riha - Edinburgh, Dr M Czisch…

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CBT-I (Basic) Course 2021

March 27, 2021 - March 28, 2021
Hilton Edinburgh Carlton

VENUE FACULTY Hilton Edinburgh Carlton  Jason Ellis PhD North Bridge Edinburgh EH1 1SD           PROGRAM OVERVIEW The aim of this course is to provide the relevant information to identify, assess, and diagnose cases of insomnia, and with peer supervision, manage cases using the principles of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I). It is open to applicants from all countries. Competence in understanding spoken English is required. The CBT-I (Basic) course includes the treatment modality recommended by…

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