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Dates

Monday 20 February 2023 – Sunday 02 April 2023 

Overview

Individual modules from the Oxford Online Programme in Sleep Medicine are available as standalone short courses to facilitate professional practice. In this short continuing professional development (CPD) course, you will describe sleep disturbances and circadian rhythm disruption associated with developmental disorders, including ADHD and autistic spectrum disorders, neurological disorders such as Parkinson's disease, and neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's disease.

Learning outcomes

  • To describe the sleep disturbances and circadian rhythm disruption associated with developmental disorders including ADHD and autistic spectrum disorders
  • To consider the bidirectional links and mechanistic pathways between disturbed sleep and affective disorders
  • To demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between sleep disturbances, circadian dysregulation and psychoses
  • To show an awareness of the sleep disturbances associated with substance abuse
  • To describe the manifestation and pathophysiology of sleep and circadian abnormalities that are frequent in neurological disorders such as Parkinson’s disease, and neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease
  • To describe sleep disturbances associated with disorders presenting with chronic pain (e.g. cancer, fibromyalgia) and fatigue (CFS/ME)
  • To understand the role of sleep in the manifestation of metabolic syndromes, and the development of obesity

Module Lead

  • Lizzie Hill
    Lizzie Hill

    Departmental Lecturer, Oxford Online Programme in Sleep Medicine

How to apply

You will be expected to use the same guidelines as for the PgDip in Sleep Medicine.  

Applications must be received at least four weeks before the start of each module