Wednesday 17 May 2017
Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
6 CPD Points
This meeting brings together clinicians and scientists in the field of sleep medicine in a unique opportunity to explore the rapidly developing innovations that are being developed for patients with sleep disorders. The meeting will review some of the new technologies that have already been brought into clinical practice and explore the exciting developments coming for the future.
We are grateful to UCB Pharma, medi UK Ltd and Bluesom for supporting this meeting
Professor Colin Sullivan, inventor of the nasal CPAP technology will give a presentation on his journey of discovery.
To explore the range of new technologies in sleep medicine and to consider how these can be applied to clinical practice now and in the future
Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction
Dr Graeme Wilson, President, Sleep Medicine Section, RSM
What to do if CPAP fails?
Dr Meir Kryger, Professor of Medicine, Yale School of Medicine, Connecticut
Online treatment programs for insomnia management
Dr Hugh Selsick, Consultant in Psychiatry and Sleep Medicine, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Tea and coffee break
Wireless monitoring of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) patients - a fad or the future?
Dr Vicky Cooper, Principal Respiratory Physiologist, Salford Royal Hospital
Actigraphy via Smartphone – feasibility and future of Smartphone Acceleration Sensors in monitoring sleep
Mr Christopher Lorenz, Co-founder, Soma Analytics
Sleep Medicine Section AGM (Section members only)
CPAP: A Journey of discovery
Professor Colin Sullivan, Professor of Medicine, University of Sydney, Australia
Transcutaneous electrical stimulation in sleep apnoea - an alternative to CPAP?
Dr Joerg Steier, Consultant Physician, Sleep Disorders Centre, Guy`s and St Thomas` NHS Foundation Trust
Tea and coffee break
Monitoring breathing with paper-based printed respiration sensors
Dr Firat Güder, Lecturer in Bioengineering, Department of Bioengineering, Imperial College London
Close of meeting
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Enjoy our excellent accommodation facilities right here at the RSM
Stay at our Grade I listed Georgian townhouse just 5 mins walk from RSM
For information on this event, contact Amy BallamTel: 02072903942 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org