Masterclass in obesity management for sleep practitioners

Sunday 10 October, 0900-1645 AEDT

Join this one-day clinical masterclass for sleep clinicians to strengthen your skills in providing compassionate and personalised care to treat obesity and sleep disorders. Local and international experts cover the latest international guidelines, brief assessment and intervention tools, pharmacotherapy options and other treatment options. The day includes a detailed exploration of hormonal adaptations to obesity and weight loss interactions between sleep health and obesity as well as plenty of case studies on weight loss and sleep-disordered breathing.

Learning Objectives

1. To develop confidence to raise the topic with patients who present with obesity and sleep disordered breathing.
2. To increase the knowledge on identification of weight gain promoting medications and comorbidities in patients who have obesity and sleep disordered breathing.
3. To increase knowledge of evidence based approach to lifestyle intervention for weight management.
4. To provide update in intensive intervention options available for weight management


Masterclass in obesity management for sleep practitioners  


Welcome and Introduction


Obesity and Sleep Disordered Breathing- Why raise the topic?

Prof Matthew Naughton

Hormonal adaptation following weight loss leading to weight regain.

Prof Joe Prietto

Overcoming the barriers to effective obesity care

A/Prof Lee Kaplan
1020-1050 MORNING TEA  

What can we learn from the new obesity Canada management guidelines?

Prof Arya Sharma

The role of sleep physicians in weight management – can it be more than CPAP?

Dr Deborah Inman

Weight loss and sleep disordered breathing- some case studies

Dr Carol Huang

Brief assessment and intervention for nutrition and physical activities

Dr Liz Cayanan
1230-1330 LUNCH  

What is intensive lifestyle intervention? Current guidelines and can we use technology smarter?

Dr Emily Lewis

Working with the mind: Psychological interventions for weight management

Dr Natalie Chan

What is VLED and the role of VLED in obesity management

Dr Tim Greenaway

A new era in anti-obesity pharmacotherapy

A/Prof Lee Kaplan

Patient selection for bariatric surgery - who do you pick?

Prof Arya Sharma
1630 Close  


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