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The 2015 CSS Annual Corporate Report is now available for download in ENGLISH and FRENCH.

In this report you will find a Letter from the President, profiles on the Board of Directors, spotlights on CSS activities (e.g., strategic planning meeting, position paper, insomnia rounds, patient information brochures, website renovations), updates on activities of the special-interest groups in insomnia, and information on our biennial conferences and membership demographics. Please read and distribute widely to help us grow the membership. Contact any board member with your questions or ideas.

CSS ANNUAL REPORT COVER 2015    CSS ANNUAL REPORT COVER FR 2015

The Fall 2015 Edition of Vigilance: The Official Newsletter of the Canadian Sleep Society is now available! Be sure to distrubute to your colleagues, staff, students and trainees!

IN THIS EDITION: Toronto 2015 Conference restrospective and conference abstracts!

Vigilance is available in both French and English. Download now.

Click here to browse the Vigilance archives.

Date: 26 February 2016

Venue: Royal College of Physicians, London UK

Registration is now open for the Clinical Update Sleep conference, and 2016 promises to be its biggest year yet. The day will cover a range of topics, including hypersomnia and parasomnia, sleep-disordered breathing and comorbidities, plus an update on recent clinical trials in sleep-disordered breathing and non-invasive ventilation.

The format of presentations, interactive lectures, case studies and workshops, including a workshop aimed at using polysomnography and CPAP equipment, means that those attending will be informed of all the latest advances in understanding and managing sleep disorders. There will be a faculty of international sleep experts including Gian Paolo Rossi, Wolfgang Oertel, Anita Simonds and Dieter Riemann, plus many more.

5 CPD points have been awarded from The Royal College of Physicians.

To secure your place book online at http://www.guysandstthomasevents.co.uk/international-conference-clinical-update-sleep-2016/  or email Cette adresse courriel est protégée contre les robots spammeurs. Vous devez activer le JavaScript pour la visualiser.

The conference has a limited number of places available so early registration is highly recommended.

Register now for the SLEEP SYMPOSIUM 2015 in Winnipeg, MB!

The Sleep Symposium has been designed to present some of the multiple aspects of Sleep Medicine to a wide audience of physicians from various specialities as well as various health care professionals. The main program objectives are to enhance clinical competence and improve patient care. The topics of the two plenary sessions are presented by world renowned experts: Sleep in Women by Dr. M. Kryger and Overview of Parasomnias by Dr. C. Schenck. The other topics covered in the Symposium include:

  • Postoperative Complications in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Is the current extensive postoperative surveillance justified? [Pro- Con Debate], presented by Dr. Mutter (Department of Anesthesia) and Dr. Giannouli (Department of Internal Medicine, Sleep Medicine)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Treatment of Insomnia, [Workshop], presented by Dr. N. Vincent (Department of Clinical Psychology)
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea: What a Family Physician should know, [Workshop], presented by Dr. S. Corne (Department of Internal Medicine, Sleep Medicine)

We invite you to peruse the attached brochure and visit our registration page.

The Malvern Sleep Clinic in Scarborough, ON will be hosting an Education Day on November 7th, 2015 for individuals interested in obtaining Continuing Education Credits. The day is targeted towards family physicians, pediatricians, sleep specialists, respiratory therapists, and sleep technologists, and covers a range of topics. For more information and details on attending, please refer to the resources below:

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