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Restorative Sleep: How to Make a Night-and-Day Difference

presented by Sarah Brown, RN, LNHA, BS

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Financial: Sarah Brown receives compensation from MedBridge for this course. There is no financial interest beyond the production of this course.

Non-Financial: Sarah Brown has no competing non-financial interests or relationships with regard to the content presented in this course.

Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.

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Video Runtime: 27 Minutes, Learning Assessments: 4 Minutes

This course will review how and why people sleep. It will also discuss how facility residents or patients can get a better night of sleep, which can ultimately lead to an improved quality of life. Fragmented or interrupted sleep does not allow the body to go through all of the sleep phases needed for health and wellness.

Meet Your Instructor

Sarah Brown, RN, LNHA, BS

Sarah Brown has more than 16 years of experience in health care, providing direct patient care, leadership, education, and consultation in a variety of health care roles in long-term care, transitional care, clinic settings, large health systems, and partnerships. Sarah is the executive director of Empira, a collaborative of four long-term care providers, namely: Presbyterian…

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1. Course Overview

This chapter will provide an overview for the content of this course. It will review why restorative, uninterrupted sleep is so vital for patients or residents within your organization. It will also provide learning objectives for the course.

2. Why Do We Sleep? Why Do We Wake?

This chapter will go over why light and activity play a key role within the sleep cycle. It will review the different types of light exposure and energy expenditures that should occur in the daytime versus the nighttime.

3. Top 10 Sleep Disturbances

This chapter will review the top 10 disturbances that can interfere with the sleep cycle, and provide strategies for addressing each one.

4. Course Summary and Next Steps

This chapter will provide an overview of why sleep is so vital to people’s well-being. It will also go over next steps on how to further improve your patients’ or residents’ sleep cycles.

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