This unit of study will introduce the student to a broader understanding of sleep and sleep pathophysiolology across a wide range of clinical areas. The focus of this unit will be on the most recent advances in sleep knowledge and developing fields of sleep research and clinical practice. Modules will include genomics and genetics, the role of dentistry and ENT surgery, pregnancy and sleep, implications of sleep disordered breathing in other areas of medicine, and emerging technologies for diagnosis and treatment. Learning will include regular short answer quizzes, as well as broader written assessments that encourage the student to look into the future.
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.
SLEE5101 and SLEE5102 and SLEE5103Co-requisites