2-hour On-Demand: Sleep Health: Sleep Deprivation, Deficiency & Chronic Health Problems


Price: $40.00

Course Description & Information:

  • Sleep deficiency is a common public health problem in the United States. People in all age groups report not getting enough sleep. As part of a health survey for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 7–19 percent of adults in the United States reported not getting enough rest or sleep every day. Nearly 40 percent of adults report falling asleep during the day without meaning to at least once a month. Also, an estimated 50 to 70 million Americans have chronic (ongoing) sleep disorders.
  • Pharmacist information: ACPE UAN: 0826-9999-23-009-H01-P, IRD: 6-30-23, ERD: 6-30-26. Application based activity.
  • Expiration Date: 12/31/24. Course test must be completed by 12/31/24 to receive credit.
  • Level: Intermediate

Course Objectives:

  • Identify health conditions/diseases that are affected by inadequate or poor sleep.
  • Define at least two types or sleep disorders and treatment for each.
  • Summarize at least two strategies for improving quality of sleep along with mechanism of action.
  • Explain how exercise can improve quality of sleep.
  • State the link between stress and sleep quality.

Learning Outcome: At least 80% of class participants will score 70% or greater on course post-test.

Course Credit: 2 Contact Hours

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Who Should Take This Course:

  • Pharmacists, Dietitians, Nursing professionals, Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy professionals, and other medical professionals.

Certificate Requirements:

  • Completion of course materials.
  • Completion of course post-test (70%) and course evaluation.

Faculty: Heather Brady, PhD, RD, LD

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