19. June 2020 - 9:00 till 17:00
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Essentials of Sleep Medicine for Paediatric Practice - June 2020 | Mercure Wessex Hotel | Friday, 19. June 2020

A one day course covering the essential sleep disorders seen in everyday paediatric practice using case based examples. The course aims to be a practical ‘go to’ resource to general paediatricians and trainees.Who is the course for

Paediatric Trainees
Child Psychiatrists

​Course aims and learning outcomesThis course aims to give you a basic understanding and confidence to manage common sleep disorders with an ability to recognise rarer sleep disorders requiring specialist review.By the end of this course you will be able to:

Understand the basics of sleep physiology
Make a clinical diagnosis of, and learn how to manage:

Behavioural insomnia
Non REM parasomnias (and differentiate from nocturnal epilepsy)

Make a clinical diagnosis of, and understand treatment approaches to:

Sleep disordered breathing
Circadian rhythm disorders
Rhythmic movement disorder

Understand the role of medication in sleep management

On successful completion of the course you will receive PIER certification.