ANHB5453 Advanced Sleep Technology and Laboratory Management
- 6 points
Availability Location Mode Non-standard teaching period UWA (Perth) Multi-mode
- This unit consists of three modules: (1) advanced sleep studies and therapies; (2) advanced instrumentation and technology for sleep monitoring; and (3) laboratory management.
- Students are able to (1) perform complex sleep studies in adult and paediatric populations using advanced physiological monitoring technologies; (2) demonstrate application, interpretation and titration of appropriate complex therapies for respiratory sleep disorders in adult and paediatric populations; and (3) explain appropriate laboratory management practices for adults in laboratory- and home-based sleep clinics and paediatric sleep laboratories.
- Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) online quizzes; (2) a written report; (3) a final examination; and (4) active participation and professional conduct. Further information is available in the unit outline.
Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
- Unit Coordinator(s)
- Professor Peter Eastwood, Dr Jennifer Walsh & Dr Kathleen Maddison
- Unit rules
- Contact hours
- The practical component of the unit runs over two weeks in November/December when students need to attend UWA in person. The unit includes lectures and scenario/practical sessions in the sleep laboratory. This component of the unit is predominantly practical and involves some night/evening sessions (approximately 45 hours) and additional study. Online pre-readings and reports are required prior to this two-week period (approximately 50 hours) and additional study.
Kryger, M. H. et al. eds Principles and Practice of Sleep Medicine, 4th edn: Elsevier Saunders 2005
Kryger, M. H., ed. Atlas of Clinical Sleep Medicine: Elsevier Saunders c.2010
Iber, C. et al. The AASM Manual for the Scoring of Sleep and Associated Events—Rules, Terminology and Technical Specifications: American Academy of Sleep Medicine 2007
Rechtschaffen, A. and Kales, A. A Manual of Standardised Terminology, Techniques and Scoring System for Sleep Stages of Human Subjects: Brain Research Institute 1968
Paediatric textbooks to be advised.
- The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
- All students are responsible for identifying when they need assistance to improve their academic learning, research, English language and numeracy skills; seeking out the services and resources available to help them; and applying what they learn. Students are encouraged to register for free online support through GETSmart; to help themselves to the extensive range of resources on UWA's STUDYSmarter website; and to participate in WRITESmart and (ma+hs)Smart drop-ins and workshops.
- Books and other material wherever listed may be subject to change. Book lists relating to 'Preliminary reading', 'Recommended reading' and 'Textbooks' are, in most cases, available at the University Co-operative Bookshop (from early January) and appropriate administrative offices for students to consult. Where texts are listed in the unit description above, an asterisk (*) indicates that the book is available in paperback.