POLYSOMNOGRAPHY COURSE AND WORKSHOP

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POLYSOMNOGRAPHY COURSE AND WORKSHOP

Post by Raid on Sun Oct 04, 2009 2:49 pm

POLYSOMNOGRAPHY COURSE AND WORKSHOP

INTENSIVE FIVE DAYS PROGRAM

2nd – 6th January 2010
16th – 20th Muharram 1431H



LIMITED SEATS (10)

WORKSHOP’S AIM
THIS COURSE IS DESIGNED TO PROVIDE THE PARTICIPANTS WITH THE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS NEEDED TO PERFORM ALL TYPES OF SLEEP STUDIES. PARTICIPANTS OF THE PROGRAM WILL BE ABLE TO COMMUNICATE AND INTERACT EFFECTIVELY WITH SLEEP DISORDERS PATIENTS. THEY ARE TRAINED IN THE PHYSICAL AND PHYSIOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF SLEEP DISORDERS, FAMILIARITY WITH THE DIFFERENT SLEEP DISORDERS, APPLICATION OF MONITORING ELECTRODES UTILIZING THE 10-20 INTERNATIONAL SYSTEM AS WELL AS OTHER ANCILLARY MONITORING EQUIPMENT, CALIBRATE MONITORING EQUIPMENT, AND UTILIZE PROPER MONTAGE AND PROTOCOL USED DURING PSG STUDIES.

THERE WILL BE GOOD EXPOSURE TO THE SCORING OF SLEEP RECORDS.

Target Audience

Ø Individuals Interested In Sleep Medicine Technology
Ø Sleep Technicians
Ø Medical Professionals

Course Objectives

At the completion of this course, the participants should know about:

Ø Have a good understanding of normal and abnormal sleep patterns.
Ø Demonstrate a basic knowledge of anatomy and physiology of sleep.
Ø Recognize life threatening cardiac dysrhythmias.
Ø Understand the operation of common ancillary equipment.
Ø Perform a complete patient hookup for overnight polysomnography.
Ø Initiate, monitor, and complete an overnight polysomnographic study.
Ø Understand the process of scoring.
Ø Apply Positive Airway Pressure and oxygen therapy.

Full details: http://www.ksu.edu.sa/Students/CurrentSite/Societies/Medical%20Societies/SleepEnglish/Documents/Workshop%20Proposal.pdf

For more Information please call:
The University Sleep Disorders Center
Tel.: 467 1784 - 467 9179
Fax: +996 1 467 1039
Website: http://sleep.ksu.edu.sa
E-Mail: sdc2008.2009@gmail.com

Course Curriculum:

Day 1: Overview of Sleep Medicine
Lecture 1: Introduction / Evolution of PSG Technology
Lecture 2: Physiology of Normal Sleep
Lecture 3: Pulmonary Aspects of Sleep
Lecture 4: Preparation for Polysomnography
Lecture 5: Preparation and setup
Afternoon Sessions: Hands on training

Day 2: Polysomnographic Recording Procedures
Lecture 1: Fundamentals of Electroencephalography and other Biopotentials
Lecture 2: Principles of Recording Biopotentials
Lecture 3: Polysomnography Recording Systems
Lecture 4: Introduction to Sleep Stages
Lecture 5: Introduction to Computer
Afternoon Sessions: Hands on training

DAY 3: Introduction to Sleep Disorders
Lecture 1: Overview of Sleep Disordered Breathing + Scoring Respiratory Events
Lecture 2: EMG and Movement Disorders + Scoring Limb movements
Lecture 3: Parasomnias and Seizure Disorders
Lecture 4: Overview of Insomnia
Lecture 5: Cardiovascular Monitoring
Afternoon Sessions: Hands on training

DAY 4: Sleep Related Breathing Disorders Treatment
Lecture 1: Overview of PAP therapy
Lecture 2: Performing CPAP and Bi-level PAP titration
Lecture 3: Follow up and enhancing Adherence to PAP therapy
Lecture 4: Guidelines for Supplemental Oxygen
Lecture 5: Alternative Treatments for Sleep Apnea
Afternoon Sessions: Hands on training

DAY 5: Scoring Sleep Studies, MSLT, Assessment of Daytime Sleepiness, Recognition and Correction of Artifact
Lecture 1: Advanced Adult and Pediatric Sleep Stage Scoring
Lecture 2: Advanced scoring Respiratory Events
Lecture 3: Assessing Daytime Sleepiness
Lecture 4: MSLT
Lecture 5: Artifact Recognition and Correction
Lecture 6: Infant and Children Polysomnography
Afternoon Sessions: Hands on training

The University Sleep Disorders Center
College of Medicine
King Saud University
King Khalid University Hospital
Tel: 01 4671784 - 01 4679179
Fax: 01-4671039

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Miss. Dalia Othman
Administration Coordinator of STS office
Saudi Thoracic Society ( STS )

Tel: +966-1-4679066 or +966-1-2488966
Fax: +966-1-4679496 or +966-1-2487431
Mobile: +966509181093

P. O. Box 106911
Riyadh 11676 , Saudi Arabia
Email: saudithoracicsociety@gmail.com
Website:
www.saudithoracic.com
www.saudithoracic.org
جمعية الصدر السعودية - STS

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