Respiratory

Mission Statement

To act as a focus for those members of the ASA who have an interest in the respiratory aspects of sleep medicine and sleep science.


Broad Objectives

  1. To encourage involvement of physicians, scientists, nurses, physiotherapists, CPAP therapists and others interested in the respiratory aspects of sleep, to be involved in the affairs of the association.
  2. To support the ASA annual scientific meeting, especially with the respiratory aspects of the meeting.
  3. To advise the Board on the respiratory aspects of sleep when needed.

Documents

 

Additional Information

Health Professionals Information [link]

Obstructive Sleep Apnoea [link]

Obstructive Sleep Apnoea in Children [link]
 

Latest News

  • Sleep Apnoea linked to Memory Loss: Study

    17th Apr 15

    Dr Maree Barnes,  the incoming president of the Australasian Sleep Association talks about Sleep Apnoea and Memory Loss. Listen to the conversation here

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  • ResMed/SHF Scholarship

    15th Apr 15

    The ResMed Foundation/Sleep Health Foundation Research Entry Scholarship for 2015 has been awarded to Dr Anna Mohammadieh, ASA Member. Dr Mohammadieh will be using the Scholarship to research 'The Relationship between Obstructive Sleep Apnoea and Atrial Fibrillation'.

    The Australasian Sleep Association congratulates Dr Mohammadieh and looks forward to seeing the results of her efforts in the future.

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  • Australasian Sleep Association & Australian Psychological Society

    14th Apr 15

    As a member of the BMSD subcommittee I have been involved in coordinating the content for the APS Practice Certificate in Sleep Psychology. A working party was formed from within this subcommittee to meet with the APS Institute in late 2013 to plan the development and launch of an online certificate.

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