Early bird registration: 17th August 2018 – 2nd September 2018
Standard registration: 3rd September 2018 – 12th October 2018
1st Integrative Sleep Symposium: 28th October 2018
About the Symposium
Sleep is a fundamental biological process underpinning human existence on all levels – physical, mental and emotional. In today’s society sleep deprivation and disorders are consuming the lives of millions of people worldwide. As healthcare practitioners, you are experiencing a huge influx of patients struggling with numerous sleep challenges. Implications of poor sleep are profound, affecting every day metabolic function and unleashing a cascade of long term destructive effects on the body. Fortunately, great strides have been made to understanding how and why we sleep and the clinical applications of managing sleep disorders and improving overall sleep. Managing sleep disorders and implementing sleep strategies requires a combined approach for optimal outcomes for patients.
The first Integrative Sleep Symposium is a professional full-day educational event bringing together leading experts to give talks on a wide range of topics but all entirely sleep focused. Topics include Biochemical processes of sleep, Sleep disorders, Pharmaceutical management, Medical sleep devices, Musculoskeletal influences on sleep, Holistic approach to sleep health, Western herbal medicine and Nutritional therapy. Combining the latest research and current management options to educate healthcare practitioners in effectively managing the overwhelming amount of people who are struggling with sleep deprivation and disorders.
On the 28th of October, in Auckland New Zealand, the Integrative Sleep Symposium will bring together leading researchers and clinicians to present their research and clinical experience of sleep disorders. They will demonstrate how their knowledge and experience can be implemented into patient care of sleep disorders to create a cohesive clinical model that offers effective management strategies for even the most complex sleep challenges.
The Integrative Sleep Symposium is excited to have confirmed some of the leading sleep experts in the fields of sleep research, sleep physiology, general medical practice, osteopathic medicine, pharmacology, psychiatry, naturopathic, herbal and nutritional medicine. Together, these speakers will provide you with the insights required to piece together the underlying factors that exacerbate sleep challenges and tools to manage your patients sleep effectively.