Recent Advances in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Children‘s Sleep Disorders
Recent Advances in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Children's Sleep Disorders
20th June 2012
The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health
has approved this activity for up to 5.5 CPD credits
The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health hasapproved this activity for up to 5.5 CPD credits
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About the conference
A full day conference presenting an update on advances in the field of children's sleep disorders. Leading experts in the field of children's sleep medicine will provide an analysis of the latest developments in clinical practice and research.
The aim of this conference is to provide an in-depth understanding of the nature and causes of children's sleep disorders and special considerations for diagnosis and management.
Topics will include
- Childhood obstructive sleep apnoea
- Sleep disorders in children with Down syndrome.
- Sudden infant death syndrome
- Sleeplessness in children with autism
- Epilepsy and sleep
- Insomnia and excessive sleepiness in adolescents
- Treatment options for children's sleep disorders
Plenary sessions will be interspersed with questions and answer sessions and panel discussions. The meeting represents a valuable opportunity to network, share knowledge and ideas, and consider collaborative projects.
- Describe normal sleep patterns and physiology
- Discuss the latest diagnostic assessments and treatments for various children's sleep disorders
- Explore the co-occurrence of childhood anxiety and depression and sleep disturbance
- Describe the different types of sleep problems presented in children with autism or Down syndrome
- Describe the relationships between epilepsy and sleep
- Identify the clinical features and differential diagnosis of sleep-related breathing disorders
- Discuss the recent views about sudden infant death syndrome
- Identify the indications for using medication in the treatment of children's sleep disorders
Professor Gregory Stores
Emeritus Professor of Developmental Neuropsychiatry,
University of Oxford
Chairman's welcome and review of basic issues concerning children's sleep disorders
and the variety and origins of sleep disorders in children with Down syndrome
Speakers & topics:
Dr Alice Gregory
Senior Lecturer in Psychology, Goldsmiths College, University of London
Childhood sleep disturbance and symptoms of anxiety and depression
Dr. Zenobia Zaiwalla
Consultant in Clinical, Neurophysiology, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford
Sleep-related epilepsies of childhood
Professor Peter Fleming
Professor of Child Health and Developmental Physiology, University of Bristol
New thoughts about Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
Dr Malcolm von Schantz
Reader in Molecular Neurobiology, University of Surrey
Circadian rhythm sleep disorders in adolescents
Dr Neil Gibson
Consultant in Paediatric Respiratory Medicine, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Glasgow
Diagnosis and treatment of sleep-related breathing disorders
Dr Don Urquhart
Consultant in Paediatric Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh
The place of melatonin and other medications as treatment for children's sleep disorders
Dr Catherine Hill
Senior Lecturer in Child Health, University of Southampton
Rhythmic movement disorder including headbanging
Dr Luci Wiggs
Reader in Psychology, Oxford Brookes University
Treatment of sleeplessness in children with autistic spectrum disorders
Please find the conference presentations as PDF for download. It could take some time to load the presentations as their file size is very big.
We can just offer the presentations of the speakers who confirmed to publish their presentation.
Target Audience Paediatricians and GPs, Trainees, Paediatric Neurologists, Paediatric Neuroscientists, Child Psychiatrists, Clinical Child Psychologists, Learning Disability Services, Paediatric Researchers, Paediatric Respiratory Clinicians, other Child Healthcare Professionals with an interest in children's sleep disorders.
23-28 Great Russell Street, London WC1B3LS, United Kingdom
The Congress Centre is in a fantastic location in the heart of London's West End, just three minutes' walk from Tottenham Court Road Underground Station.
The venue benefits from excellent transport links by tube (direct to Euston, Charing Cross, Waterloo and Liverpool Street mainline stations), and has two public car parks in the immediate vicinity located in Great Russell Street and Museum Street, as well as metered on-street parking.
It's also within a short walk of Oxford Street shopping, Covent Garden and theatreland.
Nearest underground: Tottenham Court Road (exit 3) - 3 minutes' walk away.
There are a great variety of hotels to choose from the Bloomsbury area ranging from luxury to low cost accommodation. Here are a few options to assist you when making a reservation.
|Radisson Edwardian Kenilworth
9-13 Bloomsbury Street, London, WC1B 3QD
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7637 3477
|Radisson Edwardian Bloomsbury Street|
Great Russell Street London WC1B 3LB
Tel: +44 (0)20 7637 3477
|The Bloomsbury Hotel
16-22 Great Russell Street London WC1B 3NN
Tel: +44 (0)2073471000
|St. Fleming Hotel|
Bedford Avenue, London, WC1B 3GH
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7300 3055
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