Resource Development for Insomnia Treatment
Do you practice CBT for Insomnia?
Would you like to be involved in a community effort to create a needed resource?
In the field of behavioral sleep medicine (BSM), the sleep diary is an essential and ubiquitous tool. While there has been progress in creating a standard sleep diary form, there has not yet been any advances in providing practitioners with a common and easy to use interface for this standard.
This has left providers stuck with the task of calculating sleep data in inefficient ways such as by pen and paper or ‘re-inventing the wheel’ by creating their own means of calculating and tracking the data via MS excel or MS access. Large amounts of time and creativity are lost as people’s efforts to tackle this problem are not shared with the community.
To address this problem Dr. Scott Rower is leading a team of people in the BSM community to create a simple and accessible user interface based on the standardized consensus sleep diary. This freely available webpage will allow any provider the ability to calculate their patient’s sleep data in order to inform treatment decision making.
Want to get involved? Learn more here.
This project is funded through an internal grant at Portland Psychotherapy Clinic, Research & Training Center