Sleep management tools & techniques introduction

Objectives

  • To understand which sleep assessment tools are useful and how they can be applied to distinguish between normal and abnormal sleep and different patterns of insomnia.
  •  To understand why cognitive behavioural therapy for insomnia (CBTi) can be beneficial and what it consists of.


Description

Better management of insomnia involves careful assessment with sleep assessment tools and use of psychological therapy (CBTi) in the consultation or as self help supported by patient information.