ERS Respiratory Sleep Certified Training Programme

Attendance at the Sleep and Breathing conference is a core part of the ERS Respiratory Sleep Certified Training Programme.

This training programme is designed to train respiratory professionals at a post-specialty or post-graduate level in respiratory sleep medicine. The two-part programme has been developed from the ERS 2015 core curriculum for respiratory sleep practitioners and will guide learners through the knowledge, skills and attitudes required to obtain certification in the following respiratory sleep topics:

  • Medicolegal aspects of sleep disorders
  • PSG
  • Daytime Sleepiness
  • Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) / Noninvasive ventilation (NIV)
  • Respiratory Conditions

Part 1 of the training programe requires attendance at key sessions during the Sleep and Breathing conference. 

Visit the ERS website for a complete breakdown of this training programme

Register for the Sleep and Breathing conference 

Important Dates

  • Early November 2016 - Abstract submission deadline
  • January 2017 - Early Bird registration deadline
  • 6 April 2017 - Conference opening


ERS Handbook
of respiratory sleep medicine

Endorsed by ESRS

Accredited by European Board for Accreditation in Pneumology (EBAP)