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.
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.