Date
23 May 2018
05:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Cost
Free
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Available to
All
Professional development points
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Up to 60% of cancer survivors experience ongoing sleep difficulties which can have a significant impact on quality of life.
Cognitive Behavioural approaches are recommended as first-line treatment for insomnia, and have proven effectiveness in cancer populations. 

This workshop will provide health practitioners with:
  • An overview of common sleep problems, and causes of sleep problems in people with cancer
  • Useful screening tools to assess sleep problems
  • Detailed information on the most effective Cognitive Behavioural Strategies to improve sleep problems in people with cancer
Venue:
Lecture Theatre 7B, Level 7
Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
VCCC Building
305 Grattan Street
Melbourne

RSVP:
cansleep@petermac.org

Who can attend:
Any health practitioner with an interest in mental health or sleep, including General Practitioners, Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Nurses, and Allied Health Practitioners among others. 

Facilitators:
Ms Justine Diggens & Dr Dani Bullen (Clinical Psychologists)