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 via the Booktopia Textbook Finder, which has the functionality to search by course code, course, ISBN and title, and may also be posted or available at the appropriate school's administrative offices. Where texts are listed in the unit description above, an asterisk (*) indicates that the book is available in paperback.