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Non-Respiratory Sleep Disorders - SLEE5103

Year - 2018

This unit of study aims to develop an understanding of non-respiratory sleep disorders and their treatment in adults and children, including behaviours during sleep such as NREM parasomnias and REM behavior disorder. Other topics include insomnia, narcolepsy and the effects of degenerative brain disorders and psychiatric conditions on sleep. The effects of pharmacological agents and other drugs on sleep will also be addressed. Learning will include regular short answer quizzes, as well as broader written assessments.

Classes
Online lectures and self-directed online learning activities

Assessment
3 x EMQ and extended response quizzes (3x10%) 1 x 1500 word written assignment (30%) and 1 x online exam (40%)

Textbooks
Recommended: Principles and Practice of Sleep Medicine, 6th Ed.

Pre-requisites

SLEE5101

Details

Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Sleep Medicine
Study Mode: Online
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Sleep Medicine
Study Mode: Online
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Professor Colin Sullivan
HECS Band: 3
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