This activity aims to explore the basic sleep patterns of children and adolescents, the prevalence of the different types of sleep disorders and how to screen for and assess them. A focus will be on obstructive sleep apnea and snoring, and parasomnias such as sleep walking, terrors, confusional arousal nightmares. The management options are also discussed along with the situations where referral to specialty services might be appropriate.

Learning outcomes:

• Describe the basic sleep patterns of children and adolescents
• Outline the prevalence and consequences of paediatric sleep disorders
• Explain how to screen for paediatric sleep disorders
• Describe management options to address paediatric sleep disorders, including referral pathways

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Please note: This education session will follow SAPMEA’s social distancing measures. See our COVID-19 protocols page for full information.

Childhood Sleep

Event details

Wednesday, September 16
6:00pm - 08:30pm

Location Name
St Francis Winery - 14 Bridge St, Reynella

Presented By
Dr John Widger
Paediatric Respiratory and Sleep Medicine Physician

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