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Sleep Disorders Part I: Children and Adolescents

Author: Jassin M. Jouria, MD
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Duration: 4 hours

Course Summary

The current research and developments in sleep medicine highlight a need for nurses to be educated and updated on the importance of screening for childhood/adolescent sleep disorders – to support early intervention and to avoid poor health outcomes. This course is designed to provide nurses and health team associates with knowledge about sleep disorders, health outcomes and treatments in children and adolescents.

Course Format

Homestudy

Course Syllabus

  1. Introduction
    1. Normal sleep patterns
      1. NREM Sleep
      2. REM Sleep
  2. Circadian Rhythm And Sleep Hormones
    1. Melatonin
    2. Cortisol
    3. Sleep recommendations
  3. Types Of Sleep Disorders
    1. Bedwetting
    2. Sleep-onset anxiety
    3. Sleep apnea
      1. Central sleep apnea
      2. Mixed apnea
      3. Obstructive sleep apnea
    4. Delayed sleep phase disorder
    5. Sleepwalking / sleep talking
    6. Night terrors
    7. Confusional arousals
    8. REM behavior disorder
    9. Sleep paralysis
    10. Nightmares
  4. Symptoms Of Sleep Deprivation
  5. Impact On Families
  6. Treatments
    1. Behavior modification
    2. CPAP
    3. Allergy treatment
    4. Orthodontics
    5. ENT surgical treatment
  7. Summary

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