Polysomnography Course

General Information: Polysomnography Course is held two times per year (Spring and Fall) at the Sleep and Alertness Clinic. Med-West Medical Centre, 790 Bay St., Suite 800, Toronto ON M5G 1N8.
Course Times: Total session: 17, two hours each. Time: Saturdays at 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 01:00 p.m. to 03:00 p.m. (except holidays).

CECs: Previous Program Sessions have been approved for 34 credits (hours) of Continuing Education Credits (CECs) by either the Canadian Sleep Society (CSS) or American Association of Sleep Technologists (AAST).

The course is conducted by: Pintu Bhuiya, MBBS, RPSGT, RST, Nada Huterer, MD* (B&H). Other instructors involved are: Prof Dr. Colin Shapiro, BSc, MBBCh, PhD, MRCPsych, FRCPC; Inna Voloh, MD* (Russia), RPSGT; Naheed K. Hossain, MBBS, RPSGT; Dragana Jovanovic, BSc, RPSGT; Yulia Kaushansky, BSc, RPSGT, RST; Sharon Chung, PhD.

*Not licensed in Ontario

Fall session of Polysomnography Course will start in September 2018.

Thursday Sleep Rounds

The Thursday morning rounds occurs on the first Thursday of each month.  Members of the clinic and industry partners present on various topics including:

  • Clinical case presentations
  • Technical issues related to conducting sleep assessments
  • Research findings as related to sleep medicine
  • New equipment and/or innovations from industry
  • Hands-on experience with mask fitting and use of CPAP equipment

Research Trainee Sessions

These sessions are open to all individuals who would like to know more about research practices and techniques. Featured sessions include:

  • How to write a research proposal
  • Research Ethics: how to obtain and discussions about ethics in research
  • How to write a review paper
  • How to write a book chapter
  • How to write a clinical case report
  • Critical thinking and appraisal

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