April 2016 – Reports – Education Committee

Published in ESRS Newsletter April 2016

ESRS Education Committee (EduCom)

Current Members (2014 – 2016):

Tiina Paunio (Coordinator), Roberto Amici, Claudio Bassetti, Oliviero Bruni, Colin Espie, Ludger Grote, Pierre-Hervé Luppi, Liborio Parrino, Thomas Penzel, Dirk Pevernagie

The Somnologist examination has now been further processed by the Examination Subcommittee. The examination for Somnologists and Technologists will be kept in Bologna on September 13th. The online application was open from 1 February – 31 March 2016. Altogether, 205 applications were obtained by the deadline. The Examination Subcommittee will go through the applications in order to confirm eligibility of the applicants, who will be given information on their eligibility by mid-June 2016. The Sleep Medicine Textbook, published in December 2014 (ESRS SLEEP MEDICINE TEXTBOOK, eds. CL Bassetti, Z Dogas and P Peigneux), will provide the theoretical basis for the examination. The textbook has now been distributed to over 40 countries and totalling 661 copies. Ludger Grote will be the representative of ESRS in charge of harmonizing and changing information between ESRS and WSS examinations.

Tiina Paunio

ESRS Education Committee Coordinator