About this event

  • Date and time Tue 18 May 2021 from 6:00pm to 8:35pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Sleep Medicine, Cardiology

A meeting where the interplay of sleep physiology and cardiology will be explored in common conditions, join us to understand the challenges posed by COVID-19 and to review innovative solutions that can help to foster collaboration across multidisciplinary teams.

There is a live stream available for this meeting. Please book your place here.

Top experts will be addressing common conditions in both sleep medicine and cardiology such as insomnia, obstructive sleep apnoea, heart failure and atrial fibrillation. This is an opportunity to explore the recent research advances in sleep and cardiovascular disease and collaboratively share sleep medicine knowledge.

During this session, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the role of sleep disorders in the pathogenesis in atrial fibrillation and the new diagnostic devices and treatments
  • Understand the affects of drugs used in cardiology clinic on sleep and how to recognise and troubleshoot
  • Get an update on the latest research looking at sleep apnoea in heart failure
  • Developing novel approaches following the COVID-19 pandemic using exercise to treat common cardiac and sleep disorders

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Sleep Medicine Section: Student Essay Prize

Prizes:

  • First prize: £300, and invited to deliver a presentation on the topic of their essay at a Sleep Section meeting at the Royal Society of Medicine
  • Second prize: £200
  • Third prize: £100

Submission deadline: Sunday 4 April 2021

Meeting date: Tuesday 18 May 2021

Open to: Pre-clinical, clinical medical and dental undergraduate students

Title of the essay this year: The role of sleep in a healthy heart

The aim of this prize is to promote discussion and understanding of sleep medicine and its relevance to current medical practice.

The three highest-scoring essays will be shortlisted for 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize respectively. The entrant awarded the 1st prize will be invited to deliver a presentation on the topic of their essay at a Sleep Section meeting at the Royal Society of Medicine.

  • Essays should be no longer than 1000 words. The word count does not include the reference list
  • References should be formatted in Harvard style. There is no limit for the number of references used
  • There should be no more than 1 figure and 1 table
  • The name of the author should not be included in the essay
  • The essay should be entirely your own original work, and should not have been previously published

Submit your essay >>

Tickets

Standard pricing available until 16 May 2021.

Member

RSM Member RSM Trainee RSM Student
£58.00 £34.00 £18.00

Non - Member

Non - Member AHP / Nurse / Midwife Trainee Student
£96.00 £57.00 £57.00 £30.00

Key speakers

Dr Kirstie Anderson

Consultant Neurologist and Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer, Regional Sleep Service, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, President, Sleep Medicine Section, Royal Society of Medicine

Professor Matthew McNaughton

Sleep-disordered breathing in OSA, Melbourne, Australia

Agenda

View the programme here

Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction

Dr Kirstie Anderson, Consultant Neurologist and Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer, Regional Sleep Service, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, President, Sleep Medicine Section, Royal Society of Medicine and Dr Sukhjinder Nijjer

Sleep apnoea and Atrial fibrillation

Professor Gregory Lip

Heart pills and sleep

Dr Kirstie Anderson

Student essay prize

“The role of sleep in a healthy heart”

Heart failure in sleep apnoea

Professor Matthew McNaughton

Exercise in health – can we treat sleep disorders and heart disease
Panel discussion
Concluding remarks

Location

Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom

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