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Sleep Disorders Part 1: Children and Adolescents

Author: Jassin M. Jouria, MD
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No book to buy Duration: 5 hours
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Course Summary

The current research and developments in sleep medicine highlight a need for therapists 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. The purpose of this course is to provide therapists with knowledge about sleep disorders, health outcomes and treatments for children and adolescents.

Course Format

This course contains downloadable online lessons (PDF or Word) and a practice test. When you're ready, purchase the course by clicking the "Add this Course Now" button above; this will let you take the test and receive your certificate for CEU credits.

Course Syllabus

  • Introduction
  • Circadian Rhythm and Sleep Hormones
  • Types of Sleep Disorders
  • Symptoms of Sleep Deprivation
  • Impact on Families
  • Treatments

Learning Objectives

  • Differentiate between REM and NREM sleep.
  • Identify the recommended length of nightly sleep for children.
  • Define parasomnia.
  • Identify strategies for behavior modification to resolve sleep disorders.

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