Paediatric Sleep Day

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Session on sleep for paediatric medical staff, including paediatricians, GPs, health visitors etc. who are looking to learn about how sleep works and how poor sleep can affect children and young people.

Live online events

5 hours, 45 minutes, 09:15 AM GMT - 03:00 PM GMT

Online

  • £85.00 incl.

Description

This session will give participants a good knowledge of sleep processes and the physiology of sleep, as well as common sleep disorders in children including sleep apnoea. 

Learning Outcomes

This training course will give participants a clear understanding of: 

  • Sleep processes and the psychology and physiology of sleep 

  • Sleep disorders common in children and adolescents  

  • How sleep disordered breathing affects sleep quality, and the importance of treatment 

  • The benefits and limitations of pharmaceutical melatonin 

  • The challenges that can face children with additional support needs when it comes to sleep, with a focus on epilepsy, FASD, autism and ADHD.