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ANHB5454 Advanced Sleep Scoring

Credit
6 points
Offering
AvailabilityLocationMode
Not available in 2021UWA (Perth)Multi-mode
Content
This unit consists of three modules: (1) diagnostic polysomnography (PSG), multiple sleep latency test (MSLT) and maintenance of wakefulness test (MWT) scoring; (2) treatment PSG scoring; and (3) advanced scoring and actigraphy.
Outcomes
Students are able to (1) analyse and report diagnostic PSGs using various software platforms; (2) score and report treatment PSGs, including continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP), VPAP, AutoSV, O2 and MAS therapies; and (3) score and interpret PSGs where advanced monitoring has been utilised.
Assessment
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) sleep study analysis and written report; (2) multiple-choice quizzes; (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
Prerequisites:
ANHB5457 Advanced Competencies in Sleep Science
Co-requisites:
enrolment in the Graduate Diploma in Sleep Science (52320); ANHB5453 Advanced Sleep Technology and Laboratory Management
Incompatibility:
Nil.
Approved quota: 25—on a first-come, first-served basis
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 sleep study scoring and report writing are required prior to this two-week period (approximately 50 hours) and additional study.
Texts

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

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