Network of Asia-Pacific Sleep Specialists

2013 NAPSS Cebu “Sleep Care Matters” Conference


2013 NAPSS Cebu “Sleep Care Matters”

Thank you to all of the Sleep Specialists who attended the 2013 Napss Cebu “Sleep Care Matters” Conference held on September 28 and 29, 2013 in Cebu City, Philippines!

Attendees and presenter came from Indonesia, South Korea, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Philippines, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, and the USA to attend this first NAPSS meeting in the Philippines,

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The NAPSS Cebu Final Program is approved by:

The American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) for 10 CRCE hours and The Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists for 10.0 CEC’s hours.

This first Philippines  NAPSS meeting was be held at the Radisson Blu Cebu Hotel.  Wikipedia describes Cebu City as “one of the most developed provinces in the Philippines, with Cebu City as the main center of commerce and trade in the Visayas.”

Date:      September 28 and 29, 2013

Time:      8:00 am-4:30 pm & 8:00 am-1:30 pm

Place:    Radisson Blu Cebu Hotel, Serging Osmena Blvd. cor Juan Luna Avenue, Cebu City, Cebu 6000 Philippines


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Saturday, September 28, 2013

0730 – 0815 Registration, Vendor Exhibits
0815 – 0830 Welcome & Announcements, Introduction to NAPSS
0830 – 0930 Sleep and the General Practitioner – Alon Avidan, MD, MPH
0930 – 1030 Parasomnias – Alon Avidan, MD, MPH
1030 – 1100 Great Breaks – Exhibitor Display
1100 – 1145 Sleep & Cardiovascular Disease – Danilo Ablan, MD
1145 – 1245 Lunch   Exhibitor Display
1245 – 1345 Scoring Wake & Sleep – Glenn Roldan, RPSGT, RST
1345 – 1430 Insomnia & Cognitive Behavioral Therapy  Ely Hibionada, M.D., RPSGT
1430 – 1500 Great Breaks – Exhibitor Display
1500 – 1600 Clinical Guidelines to Manual PAP Titrations – Glenn Roldan, RPSGT, RST
1600 – 1630 Home Sleep Testing – Brett McLaren, MSc (Sleep), Postgrad DipEd, BMus, BSc
1630  – 1700 Board Certification  – Glenn Roldan, RPSGT, RST

Sunday, September 29, 2013

0830 – 0915 PAP Compliance:  How to Maintain Patient Compliance  – Carol Yoshimura, RRT, RPSGT, RST
0915 – 1000 Distraction Osteogenesis of OSA PatientsLim K Cheung, BDS, FFDRCS, FDSRCPS, FRACDS, FRACDS (OMS), PhD (HK), Hon FDSRCS, FHKAM, FCDSHK
1000 – 1015 Great Breaks – Exhibitor Displays
1015 – 1100 Scoring Jeopardy – NAPSS
1100 – 1130 Fact or Artifact? – NAPSS
1130 – 1230 Lunch
1230 – 1315 Complex Sleep Apnea – Brett McLaren, MSc (Sleep), Postgrad DipEd, BMus, BSc
1315 – 1330 Closing

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Industry Sponsors

NAPSS is honored to be supported by the following companies and industry representatives.  Please click on the logo to visit the company website:

Medicus Philippines Inc. is a medical company  providing a comprehensive range of services including: clinical services, pharmaceutical products, general and occupational consultation, and medical office lease and sales.

ResMed is a leading developer, manufacturer, and marketer of products for the diagnosis and treatment of sleep-disordered breathing.

Exhibitors and Sponsors are also welcome to contact the committee as well!   Leave a comment below, or send email to:

View Photos

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View photos of Cebu that will show you why Cebu City has been nominated as one of the 7 Wonders Cities of the World!  Visit:  Cebu the Wonder City!

Cebu is a modern city with lots of shopping!

We look forward to meeting you in Cebu City!

Cebu is located on the central Visayas islands.

he Basílica Minore del Santo Niño is the oldest church established in the Philippines.