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Breathing Disorders of Sleep - SLEE5102

Year - 2020

This unit of study aims to develop a thorough understanding of the relationship between sleep and the respiratory and cardiovascular systems. Topics will cover respiratory and cardiovascular control and changes in breathing associated with sleep. Mechanisms, causes and assessment of upper airway obstruction during sleep, central breathing disorders of sleep, and sleep related hypoventilation will be discussed. Learning will include regular short answer quizzes, as well as broader written assessments.

Online lectures and self-directed online learning activities

3 x short answer assignments (3x10%) 1 x 1500 word written assignment (30%) and 1 x online exam (40%)

Online readings and resources are provided through the eLearning website




Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Sleep Medicine
Study Mode: Online
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Professor Colin Sullivan
HECS Band: 3
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