Paediatric Sleep Day

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Online interactive session on paediatric sleep for medical staff, (including paediatricians, GPs, health visitors, OTs, Physiotherapists, etc). to improve treatment & understanding of sleep issues and the interplay with other conditions amongst paediatric patients. Recordings of all sessions will be available to participants.

Description

RCPCH has approved this activity for CPD in accordance with the current RCPCH CPD Guidelines.

 

This session will give participants a good knowledge of sleep processes and the physiology of sleep, as well as common sleep disorders in children including sleep apnoea. It is presented by Dr Andrew Morley; Dr Patricia Jackson; Professor Sameer Zuberi; and Rhona Harkness, Senior Occupational Therapist.

Learning Outcomes

This session will give participants a good knowledge of sleep processes and the physiology of sleep, as well as common sleep disorders in children including sleep apnoea.

Sessions during the day are:

The physiology of sleep Dr Patricia Jackson, Paediatrician and Honorary Fellow, University of Edinburgh

Sleep disorders of childhood Andrew Morley, CSM for Respiratory Physiology, NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde

Sleep Disordered Breathing Andrew Morley

The Place of Melatonin in Sleep Management Dr Patricia Jackson

Sleep Challenges for children with additional support needs (epilepsy, FASD, autism, ADHD) Professor Sameer M Zuberi, Consultant Paediatric Neurologist, Royal Hospital for Sick Children Glasgow - Epilepsy Patricia Jackson – FASD; Rhona Harkness, Occupational Therapist – ADHD and Autism

Panel discussion/Questions