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166080 - Grand Sleep Medicine Quiz Night

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The grand Sleep Medicine Quiz will be an interactive workshop focusing on new developments in sleep medicine, the role of inpatient sleep studies, new changes to Medicare and new treatments available for obstructive sleep apnoea

Relevance to General Practice

Given the high prevalence of Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA) in the general adult population, a large number of patients presenting to general practitioners (GPs) will have OSA. Prevalence in adults ranges from 9% to 38% and is higher in men and older people. Given this it is essential that the GP have a thorough understanding of OSA, the assessment required to make a diagnosis and treatment options available to the patient.

Learning outcomes
  • To outline the new research and clinical developments in sleep medicine
  • To understand the role of inpatient sleep studies in the investigation and management of adult sleep disorders.
  • To identify the new Medicare/private health fund changes in regard to private inpatient sleep studies
  • To describe the new treatments for Obstructive Sleep Apnoea including new CPAP machines, masks, oral devises and surgery
  • Delivery
    Title
    166080 - Grand Sleep Medicine Quiz Night
    Location
    Provider Type
    Education Provider
    Duration
    2 hours
    Start Date
    21-Aug-2019
    CPD
    2 hours
    Price
    0.00
    Location
    Online
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