International Sleep Medicine Course 2018

June 12 - June 15, 2018

Welcome at the International Sleep Medicine Course!

The “Netherlands Society for Sleep and Wake Research” (NSWO) and the “Slaapgeneeskunde Vereniging Nederland” (SVNL) proudly announce the 2018 edition of the International Sleep Medicine Course (ISMC) which will be held June 12-15, 2018 in the Netherlands.

The ISMC is a unique joint venture of the Sleep Societies of the Netherlands (NSWO and SVNL), the Belgian Association for Sleep research and Sleep medicine (BASS) and the British Sleep Society (BSS). It all started in 2008 in the Netherlands and has grown into a renowned international postgraduate course for professionals training for sleep specialist. As always, the faculty of the ISMC will consist of an international board of experts in sleep medicine, who will guarantee a state-of-the-art educational programme.

This 4-day course consists of lectures and interactive training sessions that cover the physiology and pathophysiology of normal and abnormal sleep, as well as principals and pitfalls in the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders. The aim of this course is to prepare participants for the European Somnologist Exam of the European Sleep Research Society (ESRS), which will take place during the upcoming 24th Congress of the ESRS in Basel, September 25-28, 2018.

We hope to welcome you at the ISMC 2018!

Monique Vlak, President ISMC Organising Committee

Organising committee

  • Jerryll Asin, MD, pulmonologist-somnologist
  • Hans L. Hamburger, MD PhD, neurologist-somnologist
  • Gert Jan Lammers, MD PhD, neurologist-somnologist
  • Monique H.M. Vlak, MD PhD neurologist-somnologist