GP sleep seminar

The Woolcock Institute of Medical Research invites you to come along to a evening GP seminar.

We will discuss the assessment of obstructive sleep apnea, adult and paediatric sleep disorders, and associated mental disorders. Come along to hear the latest research, discuss relevant issues and identify alternative assessments and treatments that may assist your practice.

Date & Time

6pm, 12 September 2019


6.00pm: Registration and light refreshments

6.30pm: Welcome and introduction

6.40pm: What’s new in sleep apnea diagnosis by Professor Ron Grunstein

7.10pm: Sleep problems in children by Dr Geshani Jayasuriya

7.30pm: Sleep and mood - recognising and treating both at the same time by Dr Chris Blackwell

7.50pm: Questions and answers

About this course

This Category 2 activity has been approved by the RACGP QI&CPD Program. Total Points: 3 CPD Points. Activity number: 167427.


Woolcock Institute of Medical Research

431 Glebe Point Road, Glebe NSW 2037

This educational activity is supported by Aspen Australia.


Nicotine Addiction and Smoking Cessation - 3 Day Course

Did you know that Australia has one of the lowest smoking rates in the world? HOW DID WE ACHIEVE THIS? LEARN FROM THE EXPERTS

Join our Nicotine Addiction and Smoking Cessation Course in Sydney, Australia, to gain indepth knowledge and skills to work as a Tobacco Treatment and Smoking Cessation Specialist.

Hosted by A/Prof Renee Bittoun,Tobacco Treatment Specialist, Adjunct Associate Professor Medical School, University of Notre Dame Australia, along with other experts in the field of smoking cessation. A/Prof Bittoun has been teaching this course for over 15 years, regularly updating the content and has many years of experience in clinical practice and professional training regarding smoking cessation.


Causes, consequences, treatment and research of smoking cessation, nicotine addiction and appropriate evidence based smoking cessation techniques in practical application. Our aim is to improve the implementation and evaluation of programs in smoking cessation. This 3 day course includes a USB stick with course materials and a certificate of attendance is awarded on completion.

This course is suitable for health practitioners who have an undergraduate degree in medical/para medical allied health and intend on dedicating a large component of their professional career to smoking cessation. This is a post-graduate level course. There will be an end of course assessment.

Course date

28-30 October 2019

Ticket Price

$1,700 excl GST


Woolcock Institute of Medical Research

431 Glebe Point Road, Glebe NSW 2037



“Excellent speakers and highly relevant topics.”

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