Sleep Disorders Part 1: Children and Adolescents
Author: Jassin M. Jouria, MD
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Course Created: 2017
Practice Level: Intermediate
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Jassin M. Jouria, MD
Jassin M. Jouria is a medical doctor, professor of academic medicine, and medical author. He graduated from Ross University School of Medicine and has completed his clinical clerkship training in various teaching hospitals throughout New York, including King’s County Hospital Center and Brookdale Medical Center, among others. Dr. Jouria has served as a test prep tutor and instructor for Kaplan. He has developed several medical courses and curricula for a variety of educational institutions. Dr. Jouria has also served on multiple levels in the academic field including faculty member and Department Chair. Dr. Jouria continues to serves as a Subject Matter Expert for several continuing education organizations covering multiple basic medical sciences.
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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.
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- Differentiate between REM and NREM sleep.
- aaIdentify the recommended length of nightly sleep for children.
- Define parasomnia.
- Identify strategies for behavior modification to resolve sleep disorders.
- Circadian Rhythm and Sleep Hormones
- Types of Sleep Disorders
- Symptoms of Sleep Deprivation
- Impact on Families
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