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Management of Sleep Disorders - SLEE5104

Year - 2018

This unit of study will develop an advanced understanding of the assessment and treatment of sleep disorders for children and adults. It builds upon the Introduction to Sleep Disorders and the Breathing Disorders of Sleep units and aims to provide a thorough understanding of the clinical presentation and polysomnographic features of sleep disorders, as well as the various available therapies. Treatment options including positive airway pressure, oral devices, lifestyle modification, surgery and non-invasive ventilation will be discussed. The role of pharmacological agents, as well as behavioural modifications for the treatment of circadian disorders and insomnia are also discussed. Learning will include analyzing short sleep recordings, as well as short and long 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 and SLEE5102

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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