This unit of study aims to develop a thorough understanding of the relationship between sleep and the respiratory and cardiovascular systems. Topics will include respiratory and cardiovascular control and breathing during sleep. This is followed by a detailed focus on sleep disordered breathing and the role of sleep disordered breathing in other medical conditions such as diabetes, hypertension and heart failure. Learning will include regular short answer quizzes, as well as broader written assessments.
Online lectures and self-directed online learning activities
3 x EMQ and extended response quizzes (3x10%) 1 x 1500 word written assignment (30%) and 1 x online exam (40%)
Recommended: Principles and Practice of Sleep Medicine, 6th Ed.