Fast and Effective Talks

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Shedding light on excessive daytime sleepiness (PART I)

In this video series Dr. Shapiro will be giving an overview of excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) and its burden. To put everything into context, we will also be hearing from two patients on their journeys to diagnosis and through to EDS management, along with how EDS...

Speakers

Colin M. Shapiro, MBBCh, PhD, MRCPsych, FRCP(C)
Departments of Psychiatry and Ophthalmology, University of Toronto and International Sleep Clinic, West Parry Sound Health Centre, Ontario, Canada
2021-10-28 Sessions Colin M. Shapiro, MBBCh, PhD, MRCPsych, FRCP(C),
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Comorbid Insomnia and Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Clinical Features and Approach to Diagnosis and Management

This session was designed to introduce sleep professionals to the concept of Comorbid Insomnia and Obstructive Sleep Apnea (COMISA) and to elevate the current standard of care with regard to this common clinical presentation. The concept of COMISA was first described...

Speakers

Charles H. Samuels MD, CCFP, DABSM
Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary and Centre for Sleep & Human Performance, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
2021-10-28 Sessions Charles H. Samuels MD, CCFP, DABSM,
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Orexins, Wakefulness and Orexin Antagonism

Orexin (A and B) are neuropeptides synthesized in the lateral hypothalamus. Orexin is under circadian control and mediate many vital physiological functions including the sleep. Orexin promotes wakefulness by agonizing orexin receptors (1 and 2) which results in the...

Speakers

Ric Procyshyn, B.Sc (Pharm.), M.Sc., Pharm.D., Ph.D
Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, UBC; Adjunct Professor, Division of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of British Columbia
2021-10-28 Sessions Ric Procyshyn, B.Sc (Pharm.), M.Sc., Pharm.D., Ph.D,
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Sleep and Safety-Sensitive Workplaces: An Occupational Medicine Perspective

Sleep disorders like insomnia have a major impact on performance and safety in the workplace, and this is especially true of hazardous or safety-sensitive occupations (eg: driving, operating machinery). When a pharmacological agent is being considered to treat the...

Speakers

Alan Sotto, Hon.BSc., MD, CCFP (EM), FCBOM
Specialist in Occupational, Emergency, and Family Medicine and Investigative Coroner for York Region, Ontario
2021-10-29 Sessions Alan Sotto, Hon.BSc., MD, CCFP (EM), FCBOM,
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Comorbid Insomnia and Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Clinical Features and Approach to Diagnosis and Management (second showing)

This session was designed to introduce sleep professionals to the concept of Comorbid Insomnia and Obstructive Sleep Apnea (COMISA) and to elevate the current standard of care with regard to this common clinical presentation. The concept of COMISA was first described...

Speakers

Charles H. Samuels MD, CCFP, DABSM
Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary and Centre for Sleep & Human Performance, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
2021-10-29 Sessions Charles H. Samuels MD, CCFP, DABSM,
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Living with Narcolepsy: Its impact and how to make a difference (PART II)

In this video series Dr. Shapiro will be giving an overview of excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) and its burden. To put everything into context, we will also be hearing from two patients on their journeys to diagnosis and through to EDS management, along with how EDS...

Speakers

Colin M. Shapiro, MBBCh, PhD, MRCPsych, FRCP(C)
Departments of Psychiatry and Ophthalmology, University of Toronto and International Sleep Clinic, West Parry Sound Health Centre, Ontario, Canada
2021-10-29 Sessions Colin M. Shapiro, MBBCh, PhD, MRCPsych, FRCP(C),
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Living with OSA: Its impact and how to make a difference (PART III)

In this video series Dr. Shapiro will be giving an overview of excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) and its burden. To put everything into context, we will also be hearing from two patients on their journeys to diagnosis and through to EDS management, along with how EDS...

Speakers

Colin M. Shapiro, MBBCh, PhD, MRCPsych, FRCP(C)
Departments of Psychiatry and Ophthalmology, University of Toronto and International Sleep Clinic, West Parry Sound Health Centre, Ontario, Canada
2021-10-30 Sessions Colin M. Shapiro, MBBCh, PhD, MRCPsych, FRCP(C),
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Sleep, Threat and Aggression

How do you feel when you don’t get the sleep you need? In this talk we explore two key questions in understanding the role of sleep in emotion regulation. Does poor or insufficient sleep impact how we perceive emotional expressions of others (particularly threat),...

Speakers

Kimberly Cote, Ph.D
Professor, Psychology Department; Director, Sleep Research Laboratory
Brock University
2021-10-30 Sessions Kimberly Cote, Ph.D,