Continuous Education
Lectures in the Center
Venue: University Sleep Disorders Center
Day: Weekly (Monday & Wednesday)
For the year 2016

January:

NO.         DATE                                  TOPIC
1              January 04, 2016            Overview of Sleep
2              January 06, 2016            International Classification of Sleep Disorders (ICSD)
3              January 11, 2016            Parasomnias
4              January 13, 2016            Introduction to PSG
5              January 18, 2016            PSG Hook-up Procedure
6              January 20, 2016            Polysomnography Instrumentation
7              January 25, 2016            Impedance and Calibration
8              January 27, 2016            Artifacts Recognition and Correction

February:

No           DATE                                 TOPIC
1              February 01, 2016         Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome (OHS)
2              February 03, 2016         Scoring - Adult Sleep Stages
3              February 08, 2016         Airway and Mechanics of Breathing
4              February 10, 2016         Overview of Sleep Apnea
5              February 15, 2016         Positive Airway Pressure (PAP) Therapy
6              February 17, 2016         Database Management
7              February 22, 2016         Basics of Microsoft Office Powerpoint 2007
8              February 24, 2016         Scoring - Pediatric Sleep Stages
9              February 29, 2016         Cheyne Stoke Respiration

 March:

NO.         DATE                                 TOPIC
1              March 02, 2016              RLS, PLM's
2              March 07, 2016              Breathing Control Mechanisms
3              March 09, 2016              Scoring - PLM's
4              March 14, 2016              Scoring - Respiratory Events
5              March 16, 2016              ECG
6              March 21, 2016              Basic of ECG
7              March 23, 2016              CPAP Titration
8              March 28, 2016              Seizure
9              March 30, 2016              Ethics and Professionalism

April:

NO.         DATE                                 TOPIC
1              April 04, 2016                 Documentation
2              April 06, 2016                 Arousals + Scoring Rules
3              April 11, 2016                 BiPAP Titration
4              April 13, 2016                 Handwashing Technique (Policy and Procedure)
5              April 18, 2016                 CPAP Clinic (Enhancing Therapeutic Compliance)
6              April 20, 2016                 Basics of  Powerpoint Slide Presentation
7              April 25, 2016                 Introduction / Evolution of PSG Technology
8              April 27, 2016                 Professionalism for the Sleep Technologist

May:

NO.        DATE                                  TOPIC
1             May 02, 2016                    Preparation for PSG
2             May 04, 2016                    Safety Considerations for the Sleep Center
3             May 09, 2016                    Preparation and Set up
4             May 11, 2016                    Establishing a Sleep Center: Physical Space
5             May 16, 2016                    Sleep and Medical Disorders
6             May 18, 2016                    Introduction to Sleep Stages
7             May 23, 2016                    Establishing a Sleep Center: Staff Management
8             May 25, 2016                    Sleep in Women
9             May 30, 2016                    Artifacts Recognition and Correction

June:

NO.       DATE                                   TOPIC
1             June 01, 2016                   Artifacts Recognition and Correction

July:

NO.        DATE                                  TOPIC
1             July 18, 2016                    New AASM guidelines for the Adult Scoring of Sleep Stages
2             July 20, 2016                    Infants and Children Polysomnography
3             July 25, 2016                    Arterial Blood Gas (ABG)
4             July 27, 2016                    Pharmacological Effects on PSG

August:

NO.       DATE                                   TOPIC
1            August 01, 2016               Introduction to Computer
2            August 03, 2016               Performing CPAP and Bi-level PAP Therapy
3            August 08, 2016               Follow up and enhancing Adherence to PAP Therapy
4            August 10, 2016               Guidelines for Supplemental Oxygen
5            August 15, 2016               International 10-20 Electrode Application System
6            August 17, 2016               RLS, PLM's
7            August 22, 2016               New AASM guidelines for the Adult Scoring of Sleep Stages
8            August 24, 2016               Pharmacological Effects on PSG
9            August 29, 2016               Portable Monitoring
10         August 31, 2016                Respiratory

September:

NO.       DATE                                    TOPIC
1            September 19, 2016        Assessing Daytime Sleepiness
2            September 26, 2016        Insomnia
3            September 28, 2016        Alternative Treatment for Sleep Apnea

October:

NO.       DATE                                    TOPIC
1            October 03, 2016              Fundamentals of EEG and Other Biopotentials
2            October 10, 2016              Circadian Rhythms
3            October 17, 2016              Case Presentations study
4            October 24, 2010              Case Presentations study
5            October 31, 2016              Infants and Children Polysomnography, New AASM guidelines for the
                                                              pediatric scoring of Respiratory Events

November:

No         DATE                                    TOPIC
1            November 07, 2016         Introduction to PSG and Sleep Physiology
2            November 09, 2016         CO2 Monitoring Devices
3            November 14, 2016         Professionalism and Safety Considerations in the Sleep Center
4            November 16, 2016         Case Presentations study
5            November 21, 2016         Parasomnias and Seizure Disorders
6            November 23, 2016         Case Presentations study
7            November 28, 2016         Cardiovascular Monitoring
8            November 24, 2016         Establishing Sleep Center
9            November 28, 2016         Preparation and Set Up

December:

No         DATE                                    TOPIC
1            December 05, 2016          New AASM Guidelines for the Adult Scoring of Sleep Stages and Respiratory
                                                              Events
2            December 07, 2016          Artifact Recognition and Correction
3            December 12, 2016          Case Presentations study
4            December 15, 2016          Narcolepsy
5            December 19, 2016          Sleep deprivation
6            December 21, 2016          Sleep and Stroke: Cause & Consequence
7            December 26, 2016          Case Presentations study