Sleep, Cognition and Mental Health

Credit Hours: 2



I. Sleep – General Overview a. Understanding brainwaves and different mental stages b. Non‐Rem and Rem stages of sleep c. Awakening II. Functions of Sleep a. Restoration of body systems b. Memory processing and consolidation c. Dreaming III. Sleep Quantity – Recommendations based on demographics IV. Sleep disorders – general overview a. Insomnia b. Obstructive sleep apnea c. Aging and its effects on sleep V. Impacts of inadequate sleep a. Physical health b. Cognitive health c. Mental health VI. Improving Sleep Hygiene a. Practical recommendations for your patients to improve their sleep quality themselves. b. Supplementation and “sleep‐friendly foods” VII. Overview of professional interventions aimed at improving sleep quality a. Cognitive Behavioral Approaches – summary b. Neurofeedback Therapy – general overview VIII. Case Studies

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