Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists

JUNE 2014

Save the date for the next free webinar sponsored by BRPT and produced by Sleep Health Management Resources: Correlating Patient History With Expected Outcomes, July 12-18. Watch your inboxes for information coming soon.

A Valuable Resource Canadian Sleep Society's Educational Monographs On Insomnia
The Canadian Sleep Society (CSS) produced a series of educational monographs on the theme of insomnia in 2012 and 2013 with six publications per year. Insomnia Rounds are available to a global audience on the Internet at The website provides downloadable PDFs of the issues as well as teaching slides summarizing some of the issues. Copyright is owned by CSS.

Although this knowledge translation project targeted family physicians, it serves as a valuable resource for sleep technologists and clinical sleep health specialists.

Insomnia Rounds 2012
Volume 1, Issue 1 Insomnia: Prevalence, Burden, and Consequences By CHARLES M. MORIN, PhD
Volume 1, Issue 2 Taking Control of Acute Insomnia Restoring Healthy Sleep Patterns By JAMES MacFARLANE, PhD, DABSM
Volume 1, Issue 3 Treating Chronic Insomnia in Primary Care Early Recognition and Management By JUDITH R. DAVIDSON, PhD, CPsych
Volume 1, Issue 4 Sleep in the Elderly When to Reassure, When to Intervene By JULIE CARRIER, PhD, MARJOLAINE LAFORTUNE, BSc, and CAROLINE DRAPEAU, PhD
Volume 1, Issue 5 Pediatric Behavioural Insomnia "Good Night, Sleep Tight" for Child and Parent By SHELLY K. WEISS, MD, FRCPC, and PENNY CORKUM, PhD
Volume 1, Issue 6 Sleepless Women: Insomnia from the Female Perspective By HELEN S.

Insomnia Rounds 2013
Volume 2, Issue 1 Psychiatric Disorders and Insomnia: Managing the Vicious Cycle By Jonathan Fleming, MB, FRCPC, FABSM
Volume 2, Issue 2 Medication and Substance Use: Keeping Insomnia Treatment Safe By Eileen Sloan, MD, PhD, FRCPC
Volume 2, Issue 3 Insomnia and Performance Helping Your Patients Remain Alert and Effective By Colleen E. Carney, PhD
Volume 2, Issue 4 Circadian Rhythms and Insomnia Approaching the Time Barrier By Diane B. Boivin, MD, PhD, and Philippe Boudreau, BEng, PhD
Volume 2, Issue 5 Pain, Analgesia, and Insomnia: Stopping the Cycle By Florian Chouchou, PhD, and Gil les J. Lavigne, DMD, MSc, PhD
Volume 2, Issue 6 Pediatric Behavioural Insomnia in Children with Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Strategies to Improve Sleep By Shelly K. Weiss, MD, FRCPC, Penny Corkum, PhD, Kim Tan-MacNeill, BA, and Fiona Davidson, MA