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Non-Respiratory Sleep Disorders - SLEE5103

Year - 2020

This unit of study aims to develop a detailed understanding of non-respiratory sleep disorders and their treatment in adults and children. NREM parasomnias and REM behavior disorder are discussed with other disorders associated with unintentional behaviours examined. Disorders associated with excessive sleepiness, such as insomnia and narcolepsy and disorders of the sleep/wake cycle, such as circadian rhythm disorders and insomnia, are presented with the association between psychiatric conditions and sleep rounding out the unit. 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 and recorded presentation (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
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Unit of Study coordinator: Professor Colin Sullivan
HECS Band: 3
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