Sleep, our state of suspended activity and metabolic depression, is best characterized by the word hibernation. However, there are instances where abnormal or undesirable activities occur. Talking, walking, cooking, paralyzation, and hallucinations are a few presentations. This presentation will facilitate an understanding of parasomnias and their correlation with nocturnal breathing disturbance and sleep deprivation.
1. Participants will be able to describe types of hallucinations.
2. Participants will be able to state the various types of parasomnias.
3. Participants will be able to explain how disrupted sleep architecture may result in parasomnias.
About Ken Hooks, RRT, RPSGT:
Ken Hooks, RRT, RPSGT is a Registered Respiratory Therapist and Registered Polysomnographic Technician in Greenville,
South Carolina. He is the owner/operator of True Sleep Diagnostics, mail order sleep testing. He has 8 years of
experience working in every facet of sleep diagnostics.
Ken co-authored the case report “Rapid Maxillary Expansion and Adenotonsillectomy in 9-Year-Old Twins with Pediatric Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome: An Interdisciplinary Effort.
Financial Disclosures: Speaker Honorarium and Conference Registration Fee Waived
Non-Financial Disclosures: None
To receive CE Credit for this session, participants must view the entire 2.5-hour session and correctly answer 4/5 quiz questions.
ASHA CE Provider approval and use of the Brand Block does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products or clinical procedures.
Participants will earn 0.25 ASHA CEUs, intermediate level, for attendance of this 2.5-hour session.
This course is not pre approved for AOTA continuing education credit.