Postgraduate short course library

Our postgraduate short courses are collections of presentations on a particular topic delivered during an ASA education event. You can search for particular topics in the search box in the top right corner, or browse the library below.

Most short courses are available to members and non-members for a small fee.


Latest additions

Fundamentals of Sleep
This day-long postgraduate short course from Sleep Week in 2020 provides a foundation for future learning in sleep medicine for dentists, pharmacists, nurses, general practitioners, surgeons, psychologists and medical advanced trainees. 

Let's try and answer THOSE questions: Challenging aspects of paediatric respiratory sleep medicine
This day-long postgraduate short course from Sleep Week in 2020 aims to address those areas of paediatric respiratory sleep medicine that challenge us all. This course is intended for paediatricians, sleep clinicians, sleep scientists/technicians, ENT surgeons, nurses, fellows, students and anyone involved in the management of infants and children with sleep disorders.


Advanced Trainee 2017
These selected presentations from the 2017 Advanced Trainee short course focus on topics related to obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA).

Advanced Trainee 2016
In 2016, the Advanced Trainee short course focussed on chronobiological disorders and insomnia in adults and children.

Cardiovascular consequences of sleep disorders
This short course from 2015 features seven presentations. They cover the pathogenesis of the link between cardiovascular disease and OSA, the clinical manifestations of this relationship in contributing to arrhythmias, ischaemic heart disease, hypertension and cerebrovascular disease and the extent to which treatment of OSA will improve cardiovascular outcomes.

History of sleep medicine in Australasia
To celebrate the Australasian Sleep Association's silver anniversary in 2013, six presenters discussed the past, present and future of sleep medicine and sleep services in Australasia.

Managing alertness in industry - minimising risk and optimising productivity
This postgraduate short course from 2014 explores dimensions of fatigue, alertness and safety in the workplace. Seven presenters cover topics from how to assess alertness to managing sleep disorders in the workplace. 

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