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.
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.
Clinical practice staff and long-term caregivers
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.
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).
This course requires no background knowledge and is suitable for all learners who are interested in sleep medicine.