- Date and time Tue 6 Feb 2024 from 8:45am to 5:00pm
- Location Royal Society of Medicine
- Organised by Sleep Medicine
This exciting one-day sleep medicine course will cover the main sleep disorders, including insomnia, restless legs syndrome, and sleep-disordered breathing.
Join us to understand how these sleep disorders are present, what investigations may be required, and how to treat them. The course will also provide a general introduction to sleep, including how it changes during the lifespan.
This course is aimed at students, trainees and all professionals. It will provide a broad overview and insight into the growing field of sleep medicine.
During this session, participants will be able to:
- Understand the structure and physiology of normal sleep and the evolution of sleep across the lifespan
- Be aware of the range of sleep disorders and how they present
- Understand the diagnostic tools and studies that are used in sleep medicine
- Be aware of the range of current treatments used in sleep medicine
A CPD certificate with CPD credit will be issued to those joining the event in-person as well as those who watch the recording afterwards. Certificates will be issued 7 days after the event to those who attend in-person and after 30 days for those that watch the recording.
- 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 3 December 2023
Open to: Pre-clinical, clinical medical and dental undergraduate students
Title of the essay this year: Modern management of obstructive sleep apnoea
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
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The Sleep Medicine Section would like to thank their Annual Sponsor Idorsia for their valued support of the 2023 to 2024 Academic Programme.
Please note that the main scientific programme and content has not been influenced in any way by the sponsors.
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Registration for this event will close at 1:00am on Monday 5 February 2024. Late registrations will not be accepted.
The agenda is subject to change at any time
If the event is recorded, we are only able to share presentations that we have received permission to share. There is no guarantee that all sessions will be available after the event, this is at the presenter’s and RSM’s discretion.
All views expressed at this event are of the speakers themselves and not of the Royal Society of Medicine, nor the speaker's organisations.
This event will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels.