Sleep Disorders Part 2: Adults
Author: Jassin M. Jouria, MD
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Course Created: 2015
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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Both the quantity and quality of sleep play an important role in an adult’s mental and physical well being, and it’s important for medical professionals to recognize that sleep disorders can wreak havoc on all areas of their patients’ lives. Sleep disorders range from the temporary that can be treated with minor behavior modification or medication to the chronic, which requires more intensive therapy. The purpose of this course is to provide therapists with knowledge about sleep disorders, health outcomes and treatments in adults.
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- Normal Sleep Patterns
- Common Sleep Disorders
- Nighttime Sleep Behaviors
- Sleep Disorders Secondary To Illness/Injury
- Sleep Tests
- Treatments For Sleep Disorders
- Describe normal sleep cycles.
- Explain circadian rhythms.
- List common limb-related sleep disorders.
- Describe common surgical treatment options for sleep disorders.