India's First Online Course in Sleep Medicine.
The field of sleep medicine has evolved rapidly and significantly grown rapidly over the past few decades.
In the present landscape there is an increasing demand for trained physicians, technologists, and other personnel for precise diagnosis, effective treatment and efficient management of sleep related problems and sleep disorders. This may be largely attributed to the exponential increase in number of patients experiencing sleep related issues having a disruptive influence and impact on their day to day life.
In order to cater to this increasing demand, there are precious few options other than training and knowledge upgradation of all concerned related to this field from physicians, technologists to patients.
Successful diagnosis and treatment is an outcome of the development of knowledge base of all vested stakeholders, who play an integral and pivotal role , in the diagnosis and treatment of sleep related problems and sleep disorders.
Keeping this in view, a first of its kind sleep medicine oriented online platform has been recently launched by Dr. Manvir Bhatia for physicians, technicians technologists , patients and to all those who wish to enhance their knowledge of sleep related problems and sleep disorders.
- Comprehensive Knowledge of Sleep Medicine
- 6 months Course
Modules Covered in Sleep Medicine Course
Theory Modules Covered :
(Duration : 6 Months)
Role of a Sleep Technologist
Describes duties of a sleep tech. The career path of a sleep and the responsibility and requirements for each post.
Basics of Sleep
Discusses normal sleep, why we sleep? and functions of sleep.
Classification and Approach to a Patient with a Sleep Disorder
We will describe the latest classification of sleep disorders, and history taking in a patient with sleep disorder.
Measurement of Sleep
The details of Overnight sleep study - what is Measured,? How it is Measured? Levels of PSG. We Will also include session on home sleep testing, the indications , contraindications, advantages and disadvantages will be highlighted.
Basics of manual CPAP titration for OSA patient based on full night titration and split night study protocols.Learn how to start manual titration, how to grade the outcomes of manual titration and how to set pressure on fixed CPAP after manual titration.
Review of PSG data
Overview of Polysomnography sleep stage scoring. Characteristics of EEG respiratory, limb and EKG waveforms. Review of AASM Practice Parameters for Polysomnography and home sleep tests.
Learn about different parameters reported in Level 1 and Level 3 Diagnostic Sleep Report, Normal values for each of the parameters, reasons for abnormal values, how to make diagnosis of OSA and CSA and practice exam based questions.
Equipment Safety, Infection Control and Centre Emergencies
How to take care of Equipments? Sources of infection and how to control infection will be described. The common emergencies in the centre and how they should be handled.
Practical Modules Covered :
(Duration : 6 Months)
History of Patient
Role play, ask sepcific question regaring sleep like- name, age, problems, symtpoms, case study.
Preparing Patient for Sleep Test
Briefly describe about sleep test, provide information about do's and don't before test, payment and address confromation, finalising date for test.
Demo Equipment / Sensor
Sensor / Sleep study device / level 1, level 2 and level 3.
EOG, EEG, Electrode Placement, 10-20 system, respiratory senso, leg movement sensor.
EEG / EMG / Respiratory Sensor
Performing the Study
After hookup recording of study, patient handling during test.
• PAP device - introduction, working, how to select device for patient.
• Mask - introduction with different types, how to choose best for patient.
How to handle issues faced by technician during sleep test, any case.
During test information noted by technician - diagnostic timing, titration timing, any kind abnormal activity of patient, type of device and mask used.
Ending the Study
Data downloading from diagnostic device and titration device, clening of all sensors and device, handover all document to concerned person.
Bonus with Course
Free bonus you will get with this course.