Dealing with Sleep Apnea
The goal of this course is to help nurses learn about sleep apnea – the presenting signs and symptoms, risk factors, and different types.

Course Publication Date: May 05, 2020

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:SA042320
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Medical & Surgical Issues
Community & Home Health
Critical Care Medicine
Geriatric Medicine
Women's Health
Learning Objectives
  • Name three presenting symptoms of sleep apnea.

  • Describe how the circadian clock regulates day-night cycles of most body functions.

  • List three risk factors for sleep apnea.

  • State two types of sleep apnea.

  • Describe sleep needs over the life cycle.

  • Discuss the two brain processes that regulate sleep.

  • List two different states of sleep and two different stages of sleep.


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