703 II: Sleep Disorders

Learning Objectives
Upon successful completion of this course, you should be able to:

-Identify and discuss the key elements of basic sleep science, including circadian biology
and Sleep Neurobiology Pharmacology and Pharmacogenetics of Sleep and Waking

Identify and discuss the key elements of restricted sleep, including the neurobehavioral
and physiological effects

– Discuss what is referred to as “enabling technology” in regard to analysis of sleep-wake
states, and postmortem brain analysis in sleep disorder patients

– Describe the impact of sleep on health, including sex differences, racial and ethnic
disparities, aging, safety, and medical conditions

-Identify and explain sleep disorders, including sleep-disordered breathing, insomnia,
narcolepsy, restless legs syndrome and parasomnias

Course Content