All About Sleep Apnea
The goal of this course is to help nurses learn about presenting signs and symptoms, risk factors, and types of sleep apnea.

Course Publication Date: April 16, 2018

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Anita Rothera-Delaney RN, BS
Course No:AAA041218
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Community & Home Health
Critical Care Medicine
Geriatric Medicine
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Learning Objectives
  • List three risk factors for sleep apnea.
  • Name three presenting symptoms of sleep apnea.
  • State two types of sleep apnea.
  • Describe sleep needs over the life cycle.
  • Discuss the two brain processes that regulate sleep.
  • Describe how the circadian clock regulates day-night cycles of most body functions.
  • List two different states of sleep and two different stages of sleep.


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