Sleep and Respiratory Care

Wen-Te Liu
Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Shuang Ho Hospital
Shou-Hung Huang
Sleep Research Center ,Taipei Medical University Hospital
Dean Wu
Sleep Center ,Taipei Medical University Shuang Ho Hospital
Hsin-Chien Lee
Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Medical University Shuang Ho Hospital
Hung-Ming Chang
Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, College of Medicine,Taipei Medical University
Chang-Wei Wu
Graduate Institute of Humanities in Medicine ,Taipei Medical University
Ya-Wen Jan
Sleep Research Center, Taipei Medical University Hospital
Jiunn-Horng Kang
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Taipei Medical University Hospita
Ting-Ting Sung
Sleep Research Center ,Taipei Medical University Hospital
Chiao-Yu Wang
Sleep Center ,Taipei Medical University Shuang Ho Hospital

About this course

The improvement of sleep knowledge education can help individuals to have better sleep quality and enhance their physical and psychological health. This course aims to strengthen the basic education of sleep knowledge, to open the trainee's exploration of sleep medicine, to look forward to improving the emphasis on sleep, and in the event of trouble, to ask for help or referral properly.

What you'll learn

Understand the mechanism of sleep.
Understand the health impact of sleep deprivation.
Understand sleep disorders and commonly used assessment tools.
Understand common sleep disorders intervention.

Target Learners

Clinical practice staff and long-term caregivers

Course Features

This course briefly introduces the updated knowledge about sleep medicine. The topics cover important areas of sleep medicine, from animal to human study, from physiological to the pathological mechanism. Two major sleep disorders, insomnia, and sleep-related breathing disorders are discussed in more detail.

Course Syllabus

Week1: Introduction & Circadian Cycle
Week2: Sleep Deprivation & its Impact
Week3: Neurobiology of Sleep
Week4: Sleep Monitoring: Image & Polysomnography (PSG)
Week5: Insomnia & its Management
Week6: Sleep Related Breathing Disorders & its Management


This part passing score is 60 (full score: 100).
*Quiz: 50%
*Midterm: 25%
*Final: 25%


This course requires no background knowledge and is suitable for all learners who are interested in sleep medicine.

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