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Sleep - An Overview

Author: Jassin M. Jouria, MD
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Course Created: 2017

Practice Level: Intermediate

No book to buy Duration: 1 hours
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Course Summary

Human beings spend approximately one-third of their lives in a state of sleep. The importance of this activity cannot be overestimated, yet many people suffer from sleep disorders that disrupt their daily activities and wreak havoc in their lives. This course examines normal sleep patterns as well as circadian rhythm and sleep hormones.

Course Format

This course contains downloadable online lessons (PDF) and a practice test. When you're ready, purchase the course by clicking the "Add To Cart" button. This will let you take the test, complete the course evaluation and receive your certificate for CE credits.

Learning Objectives

  • Differentiate between REM and NREM sleep.
  • Describe the role of sleep hormones.
  • Identify the recommended length of nightly sleep.

Course Syllabus

  1. Introduction - Normal sleep patterns
    1. NREM Sleep
    2. REM Sleep
  2. Circadian Rhythm And Sleep Hormones
    1. Melatonin
    2. Cortisol
    3. Sleep recommendations

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