Short Courses

Nasendoscopy and sleep orientated upper airways assessment course

Date: Tuesday 8th November
Time: 0900- 1700 AEDT

The role of surgery in the modern management of patient with OSA and snoring is important to understand.
The surgical short course and nasendoscopy course aims to provide both surgical and non-surgical clinicians interested in the management of OSA with and overview of current assessment and management from a surgical perspective. The nasendoscopy course will provide clinicians with a chance to learn nasendoscopy techniques to assess the upper airway for both surgical pathology and targets of collapse in OSA and snoring.

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 Registration Type

Earlybird Fee (incl. GST) Standard Fee (incl. GST)
ASA/ANZSSA Member $400 $500
Non-member $520 $700
Registrar/Trainee $350 $450

 

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

Date: Tuesday 8th November
Time: 0900 - 1700 AEDT

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 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.

Your trainers are:
- Dr Sara Winter, Clinical Psychologist (Sleep)
- Mrs Nicki Dunn, Clinical Nurse in Sleep Sciences
- Dr Irene Szollosi, Sleep Scientist and Director of Sleep Sciences

Sara, Nicki and Irene will provide a practical training in Motivational Interviewing, and how to apply these skills to your service areas.

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 Registration Type

Earlybird Fee (incl. GST) Standard Fee (incl. GST)
ASA/ANZSSA Member $275 $455
Non-member $520 $680
Registrar/Trainee $250 $450

  

The future-ready private sleep practice – a masterclass in patient engagement and emerging business models

Date: Tuesday 8th November
Time: 0900- 1700 AEDT

This short course is for sleep clinicians from any discipline in private practice. It will also help new clinicians just starting out in private practice with key lessons to build a successful business from the ground up.

Sleep DownUnder is working in partnership with The Private Practice to deliver this innovative and interactive business workshop. Topics covered by our two expert speakers will include aspects of setting up a business to meet your goals, the basics of marketing and defining your clinical service offering, and methods to overcome the personal challenges involved with private practice.

This is a hands-on opportunity to share your challenges and reflect on applying the lessons to your own business. Practical exercises and small group discussions make this an invaluable opportunity to mine the business expertise of those with decades of experience in advising medical and other clinicians on building successful private practices.

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 Registration Type

Earlybird Fee (incl. GST) Standard Fee (incl. GST)
ASA/ANZSSA Member $440 $500
Non-member $690 $750
Registrar/Trainee $250 $440

 

Fundamentals of sleep medicine

Date: Tuesday 8th November
Time: 0900- 1700 AEDT

This short course provides a foundation for future learning in sleep medicine for dentists, pharmacists, nurses, general practitioners, surgeons, psychologists and medical advanced trainees. The presenters are expert sleep clinicians and researchers, and their comprehensive overview of the field of sleep is relevant to all health practitioners. This course serves as a solid foundation for improving your knowledge and skills in the years to come and is also the  first day of the two-day Introduction to dental sleep medicine short course.

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 Registration Type

Earlybird Fee (incl. GST) Standard Fee (incl. GST)
ASA/ANZSSA Member $275 $445
Non-member $520 $680
Registrar/Trainee $250 $450

 

Introduction to dental sleep medicine

Date: Tuesday 8th November - Wednesday 9th November
Time: 0900- 1700 AEDT

The second day of the Introduction to dental sleep medicine short course follows on from the topics covered on day 1 in the Fundamentals of sleep medicine course. The in-depth sessions offer delegates all they need to know to get started practising dental sleep medicine, with practical sessions from experts in the field. Sessions will include case presentations, and plenty of opportunities to ask questions of experienced practitioners.

To register for both days, please click here.

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 Registration Type

Earlybird Fee (incl. GST) Standard Fee (incl. GST)
ASA/ANZSSA Member $1,040 $1,350
Non-member $1,550 $1,850
Dental Hygienist / Therapist   $850

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