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Sleep Medicine for Non-Specialists

Date: Saturday, March 14th, 2020   
Time: 8:30 AM -3:30 PM   
  • Family medicine physician and trainees        
  • General internists
  • Health care providers
  • Trainees in Pediatric, Neuro & ENT
  • Sleep medicine trainees
  • General practitioners
  • Medical students                                              
  • Pediatrician

By the end of this conference the attendee will: 
  • Acknowledge the importance of sleep medicine in relation to family medicine, general practice related specialist
  • Recognize common sleep disorders among patients attending general practice.
  • Understand diagnostic criteria for common sleep disorders.
  • Understand the management plan of common sleep disorder



Activity/ topic


7:30 AM - 8:25 AM



8:25 AM - 8:30 AM


Prof. Ahmed BaHammam

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

What is sleep medicine? General overview

Prof Muslim Al Saadi

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Rising of Sleep Medicine in Saudi Arabia

Prof. Ahmed BaHammam

9:30 AM -10:00 AM

Approach to patient with sleep problems in general practice: when to refer to specialists?

Dr. Aljohara Almeneessier

10:00 AM - 10:10 AM



10:10 AM -12:10 PM

AM workshop (case discussion / hands-on training)

Group A

Group B


10:10 AM -10:50 AM

Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorders

Prof. BaHammam


Dr. Saleh Al Essi


10:50 AM -11:30 AM

Sleep Disorders Breathing


Dr. Saleh Al Essi

Hypersomnolence (EDS)

Dr. Afnan Shukur

(under Supervision of Prof)


11:30 AM -12:10 PM

Parasomnias (pediatric)

Dr. Mona Philby


Dr. Saleh Al Essi & Dr. Hassoun


12:10 PM-1:00 PM

Prayer & lunch

1:00 PM -1:30 PM

Real life experiences (patient)


:30 PM - 3:30 PM

PM workshop (case discussion / hands on training)

Group A

Group B


1:30 PM - 2:10 PM

Interpretation of sleep study – Histogram

Prof. BaHammam  + (Maryam OR Smitha)


Dr. Al Hadi


2:10 PM - 2:50 PM


Abbas, Lana & Fatma

Sleep problems in the elderly

Dr. Mana


2:50 PM - 3:30 PM



RBD & Sexomnia

Dr. Rouf & Dr. Saleh


3:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Closing and feedback


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