The Irish Sleep Society
The Irish Sleep Society (ISS) is a professional organization for physicians, technologists, physiologists, nurses and other health care professionals who specialise in the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders in Ireland.
Our 19th Annual General Meeting was recently held in the Carlton Hotel on 24th March 2023.
We are delighted to announce that the ISS will be awarding up to four bursaries of €500 each to facilitate travel of sleep clinicians based in Ireland to conferences or educational events relevant to the practice of sleep medicine. In the first instance, we are inviting applications to support attendance at the biennial meeting of
Our 19th Annual General Meeting was recently held in the Carlton Hotel on 24th March 2023. It was an excellent meeting with stimulating talks on adaptive servoventilation, mandibular advancement devices and parasomnias from our guest speakers and thought-provoking case studies presented. A copy of the programme can be found on the meetings link above.. It
The Oxford Online Programme in Sleep Medicine offers an MSc/PgDip in Sleep Medicine, as well as a series of 8 continuing professional development modules and a CBT-I Masterclass. The part-time, online courses are aimed at multidisciplinary professionals with an interest in sleep medicine, and are delivered online, which is particularly suitable for overseas delegates. Further
(Ventilators, Sleep and Respiratory Care Devices) Context: Philips Respironics released a global field safety notice (FSN) for a number of devices – used for the treatment of sleep apnoea and respiratory failure – due to the following two issues related to the polyester-based polyurethane (PE-PUR) sound abatement foam: 1) The PE-PUR foam may degrade into
4-6 October ESRS eSleep Virtual Congress. eSleep Europe 2023 will feature six half–days of education, categorised by track to include keynote lectures, year-in-review, symposia, controversies, roundtable discussions and oral and poster presentations. Each day will be split into two tracks, one in the morning and the other in the afternoon. esrs.eu
The 8th congress of the International Pediatric Sleep Association (IPSA) will be held in Glasgow, Scotland from April 26-28 2024. This congress serves as a premier event on the international calendar of paediatric sleep. It is currently open for Symposium submissions until December 1st 2023, Oral and Young Investigator abstracts until January 15th 2024 and
Sleep Medicine Textbook
The second edition of the Sleep Medicine Textbook published by the ESRS in 2021, provides a state of the art, all-in-one educational material (15 sections, 92 chapters, 1,100 pages). Written by experts in the field, the Sleep Medicine Textbook comprises the knowledge-base for the ESRS examinations in sleep medicine. Members of the ISS can avail of the textbook for a discounted prize.