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SLEEP AND SLEEP DISORDERS FREE VIRTUAL PUBLIC LECTURES – FREE VIRTUAL PATIENT ENGAGEMENT SESSIONS OCT 28th -OCT 30th 2021

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From Thursday Oct 28th, 2021 to Saturday Oct 30th 2021, the Canadian Sleep Society organizes free online events for the public and for the patients with sleep disorders such as insomnia, sleep apnea, narcolepsy and hypersomnia. The schedule of the activities is presented below. You can attend as many sessions as you want. Come and ask your questions to Canadian Sleep Experts!

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THURSDAY OCTOBER 28TH, 2021

PUBLIC LECTURE - Sleep and Shift Work with Dr Charles Samuels – IN ENGLISH- Automated machine translation in French available

Thursday October 28th, 2021 from 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM (Eastern Time)

Sponsored by Jazz Pharmaceuticals / Brought to you by The Canadian Sleep Society

Formal presentation (45min) with Dr Charles Samuels (MD, CCFP, DABSM) regarding sleep and shift work, followed by 10 min Q&A session during which the public could ask questions to Dr Samuels who is the Medical Director at the Centre for Sleep and Human Performance and The Sleep Institute (Calgary), Past President of Canadian Sleep Society, member the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta, and part of Sleep Medicine Advisory Committee.


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PATIENT ENGAGEMENT SESSION – Sleep Apnea with Dr Najib Ayas – in ENGLISH

Thursday October 28th, 2021 from 2:00 PM to 2:55 PM (Eastern Time)

Sponsored by Jazz Pharmaceuticals / Brought to you by The Canadian Sleep Society

Formal presentation (30 min) with Dr Najib Ayas (MD, MPH) regarding the solutions available for sleep apnea, followed by a 25 minutes Q&A session during which patients could ask questions to Dr Ayas who is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of British Columbia and staff at the Leon Judah Blackmore Centre for Sleep Disorders at UBC Hospital.


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PATIENT ENGAGEMENT SESSION – Sleep Apnea with Dr Caroline Minville – IN FRENCH

Thursday October 28th, 2021 from 3:00 PM to 3:55 PM (Eastern Time)

Sponsored by Jazz Pharmaceuticals / Brought to you by The Canadian Sleep Society

Formal presentation (30 min) with Dr Caroline Minville (MD, FRCPC) regarding the solutions available for sleep apnea, followed by a 25 minutes Q&A session during which patients could ask questions to Dr Minville who is pulmonologist and specialist in sleep medicine, member of the Canadian Thoracic Society and the American Society of Sleep Medicine.


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FRIDAY OCTOBER 29TH, 2021

PUBLIC LECTURE - Sleep, Sport, Performance with Dr Jonathan Charest

Friday October 29th, 2021 from 12:00 PM to 12:55 PM (Eastern Time)- IN FRENCH

Friday October 29th, 2021 from 1:00 PM to 1:55 PM (Eastern Time)- IN ENGLISH

Sponsored by EISAI / Brought to you by The Canadian Sleep Society

Formal presentation (35 min) with Dr Jonathan Charest (PhD) regarding Sport, Sleep and Performance, followed by an athlete testimony (5 min-if possible) and by a 15 minutes Q&A session during which the public including athletes could ask questions to Dr Charest who is the Director of Athlete Sleep Services and a Behavioral Sleep Medicine Specialist at the Centre for Sleep & Human performance.


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PATIENT ENGAGEMENT SESSION – Narcolepsy/Hypersomnia with Dr Jason Valerio – IN ENGLISH

Friday October 29th, 2021 from 2:00 PM to 2:55 PM (Eastern Time)

Sponsored by Jazz Pharmaceuticals / Brought to you by The Canadian Sleep Society

Formal presentation (30 min) with Dr Jason Valerio (MD) regarding diagnosis, medication, disease course, tips and more followed by a 25 minutes Q&A session during which patients with narcolepsy and/or hypersomnia could ask questions to Dr Valerio who is a Neurologist and sleep specialist at the University of British Colombia (UBC) sleep disorders clinic and a movement disorders specialist at the Pacific Parkinson's Research Centre.


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PATIENT ENGAGEMENT SESSION – Narcolepsy/Hypersomnia with Dr Alex Desautels – IN FRENCH

Friday October 29th, 2021 from 3:00 PM to 3:55 PM (Eastern Time)

Sponsored by Jazz Pharmaceuticals / Brought to you by The Canadian Sleep Society

Formal presentation (30 min) with Dr Alex Desautels (MD, PhD) regarding diagnosis, medication, disease course, tips and more followed by a 25 minutes Q&A session during which patients with narcolepsy and/or hypersomnia could ask questions to Dr Desautels who is Neurologist, Researcher and Professor in the Department of Neurosciences at the Université de Montreal.


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SATURDAY OCTOBER 30TH, 2021

PUBLIC LECTURE - Insomnia, burnout and the road to building resilience in health workers with Dr Ajmal Razmy and a panel of experts Dr. Colin Shapiro, Dr. Dora Zalai and Dr. Royi Gilad – IN ENGLISH- Automated translation in French available.

Saturday October 30th, 2021 from 12:15 PM to 1:45 PM (Eastern Time)

Brought to you by The Canadian Sleep Society

Formal presentation (45 min) with Dr Ajmal Razmy (MD MSc FRCPC), followed by a 45 min discussion with a panel of experts (Dr. Colin Shapiro, Dr. Dora Zalai and Dr. Royi Gilad) during which the public could ask them questions.


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PATIENT ENGAGEMENT SESSION – Insomnia with Dr Charles Morin

Saturday October 30th, 2021 from 2:00 PM to 2:55 PM (Eastern Time)– IN ENGLISH

Saturday October 30th, 2021 from 3:00 PM to 3:55 PM (Eastern Time)- IN FRENCH

Sponsored by Jazz Pharmaceuticals / Brought to you by The Canadian Sleep Society

Formal presentation (30 min) with Dr Charles M. Morin (PhD) to introduce the Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) for insomnia, followed by a 25 minutes Q&A session during which patients could ask questions to Dr Morin who is Professor of Psychology and Director of the Sleep Research Centre at Université Laval in Quebec City.


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The Canadian Sleep Society is a national organization committed to improving sleep for all Canadians through: support for research, promotion of high quality clinical care, education of professionals and the public, and advocacy for sleep and sleep disorders medicine.

“Healthy sleep for healthy Canadians”

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