Sleep Week library

Sleep Week was held online 20-23 October 2020. Browse the session library below, or use the search box in the top right corner to find resources on a particular topic across all resources in the Education Centre.

Most Sleep Week sessions are free for those who registered for each session, and others can access them for a fee. Some sessions are free for everyone. The prices for each session are listed on each session information page. 

Advanced trainees' oral presentations 2020
Showcase of 23 short research snapshots by medical advanced trainees

An update on COVID-19
Panel discussion chaired by Alan Young and featuring the Federal Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Nick Coatsworth, providing a snapshot of the status of the COVID-19 response in Australia, and implications for health systems in the future. 

Chronic nocturnal use of humidified nasal high flow oxygen in COPD patients
This Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Evening Symposium takes an in-depth look at the use of humidified nasal high flow oxygen in COPD patients.

Consumer and citizen engagement and the search for philanthropic funding
Session for early career researchers covers engaging consumers in research, harnessing the potential of citizen science approaches, and how to pitch for philanthropic grants.

Dental sleep medicine
A two-hour session on dental sleep medicine featuring three expert speakers and three original research oral presentations.

Effective, essential and employable: the role of mindfulness and acceptance-based therapies
A two-hour insomnia and sleep health session including presentations and discussion on mindfulness and acceptance-based therapies useful for researchers, clinicians and students.

From animal models to artificial intelligence: state of the art in sleep neuroscience
A two-hour neuroscience session focussing on the latest in sleep neuroscience looking at sleep states in the fruit fly and deep learning solutions for sleep medicine.

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

Irregular working hours and sleep
A two-hour session on occupational health, safety and performance featuring two expert speakers and three oral presentations on aspects related to irregular working hours and sleep.

Let there be light... The impact of daylight savings time and evening light
This two-hour chronobiology session is a 'light-hearted' discussion about daylight savings time and evening light exposure and the challenges these two conditions present for human health and safety. 

Let's try and answer THOSE questions: challenging aspects of paediatric respiratory medicine
This day-long postgraduate short course offers a diverse range of presentations on key challenges involved in paediatric respiratory sleep medicine. 

Mechanisms of nasal high flow
his Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Evening Symposium covers the three key mechanisms of Nasal High Flow (NHF) - respiratory support, hydration and oxygen. 

OSA and COVID-19 topics by demand
This two-hour respiratory session focuses on COVID-19 and obstructive sleep apnoea topics requested by members of the Respiratory Council. Presentations include the use of NIV in non-COVID patients during the pandemic.

Prevalence of positional OSA and clinical approaches to therapy
This Philips Evening Symposium covers the characteristics of positional obstructive sleep apnoea (POSA), its prevalence and pathophysiology. Clinical evidence is highlighted to show insights into therapy options and compliance.

Primary care management of insomnia
The two-hour primary care session discusses implementing CBT-I as group treatment led by nurses in seven primary health centres in Stockholm and includes a 20-minute care-based discussion of insomnia pharmacotherapy in the management of chronic insomnia.

Sleep Week New Investigator Award presentations 2020
The opening session for Sleep Week in October 2020 featured presentations of original research from six finalists for the 2020 New Investigator Award.

Sleep Week paediatric session
This two-hour session featured two leading international speakers and eight oral presentations from local researchers on cutting-edge paediatric sleep topics.

State of the art: sleepiness, restless legs and consumer data to measure sleep
The two-hour sleep physicians' session on the latest innovations in sleep medicine relating to hypersomnias, restless legs and using consumer data to measure sleep.

The future of sleep surgery in Australia
The two-hour Sleep Week session is relevant to to all clinicians who manage sleep-disordered breathing. The focus of the session is on the future of sleep surgery in Australia - in particular, where surgery can play a role in managing OSA, challenges in producing high quality evidence to guide surgeons of the future, and who should be the practitioners of sleep surgery in the future.

The only thing that is constant is change
The two-hour sleep science session was organised by ANZSSA and covers the range of changes wrought by COVID-19 in diagnostic practice.



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