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Course Title: The Gift of Sleep for Parents and Child

Course Author: Kathryn Hansen, BS, CPC, REEGT

Course Time Estimate: 58 minutes

Credits: 1 Contact Hour – 1 CSTE   

Course Description:
This course will discuss the changes in sleep-wake schedules of the developing newborn through the school-age child and the impact these changes have on sleep behaviors.  To ensure the child obtains restorative sleep, the requirements for good sleep habits will be reviewed and explained.  The signs of sleepiness demonstrated in the infant, toddler and preschooler will be correlated to strategies to integrate that will facilitate consistent sleep patterns.

Course Competency Statements:
The participant will be able to:

  • Correlate the changes in sleep-wake schedules of the developing newborn through the school-age child with expected behavioral changes reflective of restorative sleep
  • Recognize the specific changes with sleep schedules from the newborn through the school-age child
  • Correlate the developmental changes to changes in sleep patterns as they change with infant, toddler and preschooler
  • Identify the signs and symptoms of insufficient sleep
  • Organize a discussion with parents regarding the indicators of a child at risk due to insufficient sleep

 

 

 

The Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT) designates this educational activity for a maximum of one Continuing Sleep Technology Education credits. Individuals should claim only those credits that he/she actually earned in the educational activity.