Sleep Programme

Online Course: Sleep Programme

Explore the importance of sleep for both the patient and healthcare practitioner

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Presented by:

Dale Whelehan

Chartered Physiotherapist and PhD candidate in surgical performance and the influence of sleep deprivation

8-9 hours

Summarising the latest research & evidence

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Quality sleep is vital to ensure good health and optimal function for patients and healthcare practitioners. In this three-part series, Dale Whelehan will review the evidence and theories related to why we need sleep, the physiological processes involved in sleep, how sleep is regulated and measured, sleep disorders and how sleep deprivation affects health.


This programme will improve your knowledge about the theory and physiology of sleep, related measurements, sleep disorders and how a lack of sleep can impact on both patient and practitioner


This programme will cover the following topics:

  1. The Theory, Function and Physiology of Sleep
  2. How We Sleep
  3. Sternoclavicular Joint Dysfunction

Target audience

This course is aimed at Physiotherapy and Physical Therapy clinicians, students and assistants. Other interested professionals such as athletic trainers, occupational therapists, nurses or medical doctors interested in this subject are also invited to participate.

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