Results of the 1st Certification in Clinical Sleep Health examination are in!

Congratulations!   100% pass rate for the six Canadian candidates who took the first Certification in Clinical Sleep Health (CCSH) examination in 2014. This new certification was initiated by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT).   Chia Yin Joy Fang, Woodbine Steeles Sleep Clinic, Markham, ON  Roberta F. Kreiser, Sleep Tech, Surrey and Abbotsford office, BC…

2014 Annual Report

The 2014 CSS Annual Corportate Report is now available for download In this report you will find a Letter from the President, profiles on the Board of Directors, spotlights on CSS activities (e.g., published guidelines, insomnia rounds, patient information brochures, website renovations, sleep disorders center listings), reports for the technologist, student and dental members, updates…

Society of Behavioral Sleep Medicine Course

Don’t miss out! Early bird registration ending soon. The Society of Behavioral Sleep Medicine has scheduled it’s Fall Course for the weekend of October 17-18, 2015.  The course titled Developing & Expanding your BSM Practice:  A Case Based Approach examines state-of-the-art case-based assessment and treatment strategies in behavioral sleep medicine. The program is meant to…

Sleep Deprivation and Intervention

Further studies have recently investigated the prevalence of sleep deprivation among youth, as well as the usefulness of existing sleep interventions to address this issue. Matricciani, L., Olds, T., & Petkov, J. (2012). In search of lost sleep: secular trends in the sleep time of school-aged children and adolescents. Sleep Medicine Reviews, 16, 203-11. In…

SLEEP 2015 – registration & abstract submission open

SLEEP 2015, the 29th Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies, is the largest gather of sleep medicine physicians, sleep researchers and allied sleep professionals. The conference will be held on June 6-10, 2015 at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, WA. Researchers and young investigators are invited to submit their latest findings…