137. Best of the Rest: Improving Health Through Better Sleep
Good sleep habits are critical for quality of life and good health, both for health care practitioners as well as for our clients and patients. This session will explore all aspects of sleep, including current research, sleep in disease prevention and common sleep disorders. A particular focus will be on how sleep plays roles in food intake and metabolism, and how foods and nutrients may impact sleep health.
Planned with the Committee for Lifelong Learning
- Describe how sleep and circadian rhythms work, and how they relate to food intake and metabolism.
- Identify problematic sleep behaviors and make empirically-supported recommendations regarding sleep health
- Summarize the relationships between sleep and nutrition – including specific foods and supplements.
Learning Need Codes:
- 4090 Health behaviors: smoking cessation, stress management; sleep
- 5090 Adults (client population)
- 4040 Disease prevention
- 8.1.4 Demonstrates knowledge of nutrient requirements throughout the life span and their role in health promotion and disease management.
- 8.3.1 Maintains the knowledge and skill to manage a variety of disease states and clinical conditions.
- 9.6.1 Determines and applies counseling theories, psychological methods and strategies that empower customers to make changes.
Christina Campbell, PhD, RD
Michael Grandner, PhD, MTR, DBSM, CBSM
Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Medicine, College of Medicine Director
Sleep & Health Research Program