Grand Rounds 2013.09.17


Christopher Skinner, MD FRCPC, Sleep Disorders Clinic, The Ottawa Hospital

Svetlana I Stepanova, Institute of Medical and Biological Problems, Moscow

Sleep Disruption in Long Duration Space Flight

Educational Objectives:

  1. To review the major clinical factors relating to the interaction of sleep disruption during long duration space flight.
  2. To discuss the major pathophysiological processes resulting in sleep disruption during long duration space flight.
  3. To discuss clinical and diagnostic tools available for the assessment of sleep disruption.
  4. To provide a framework for both pharmacological and non-pharmacological therapies with sleep disruption and with chronic fatique during long duration space flight.
  5. To discuss how these approaches apply the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders in every day clinical practice.

THE OTTAWA HOSPITAL – General Campus Auditorium

  • Tuesday, Sept 17th, 2013
  • 8:00 to 9:00 a.m.

(Video-linked to the Civic Bickell Room, Riverside Auditorium, Elisabeth Bruyère Hospital 320Y)

Note:  This Grand Rounds presentation will be webcasted live ONLY.

The Ottawa Hospital Medical Grand Rounds is an accredited group learning activity as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Ottawa. Phone no. for OTN participants during question period is 613-798-5555 x78952.

Refreshments (coffee, tea, water) and muffins will be provided.

THANK YOU- Dept of Medicine Education Fund