Using motivational interviewing techniques to improve CPAP adherence and facilitate behaviour change short course

Are you wanting strategies to increase patient acceptance and adherence to CPAP therapy?  Would you like to improve your engagement with patients to support them to make positive behaviour changes to improve their sleep health? This Sleep DownUnder short course is for you!


This short course teaches practical motivational interviewing skills to sleep medicine clinicians working across the patient journey, including sleep and respiratory physicians, scientists, nurses and sleep psychologists. Whether you are involved in the provision or follow up of CPAP, or you perform CPAP titrations in the lab, this course will provide you with the tools to positively influence patient outcomes. 

Trainers Sara Winter, Nicki Dunn and Irene Szollosi will provide a practical training in motivational interviewing, and how to apply these skills to your service areas. 

This course is only available to delegates attending in person. You can register with your Sleep DownUnder registration. Limited places are available.  


  • Dr Sara Winter, Clinical Psychologist (Sleep)
  • Mrs Nicki Dunn, Clinical Nurse in Sleep Sciences
  • Dr Irene Szollosi, Sleep Scientist and Director of Sleep Sciences 

 Registration fees

 Member Earlybird $275.00 
 Member Standard $455.00 
 Non-member Earlybird $520.00 
 Non-member Standard $680.00 
 Registrar / Trainee Earlybird $250.00 
 Registrar / Trainee Standard $450.00 


11/8/2022 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
E. Australia Standard Time
Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre Glenelg Street South Brisbane, QLD 4101 AUSTRALIA