University of Michigan
From Sleep Disorders to Sleep Health
University of Michigan

From Sleep Disorders to Sleep Health

Taught in English


Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Ronald Chervin, MD, MS
Shelley Hershner, MD
Megan Acho, MD, MS

Instructors: Ronald Chervin, MD, MS

Beginner level

Recommended experience

13 hours to complete
3 weeks at 4 hours a week
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

What you'll learn

  • Learn the benefits of healthy sleep and barriers that commonly interfere with that goal.

  • Learn how sleep changes across the lifespan and for people with diverse backgrounds, environments, or illnesses.

  • Understand the causes, symptoms, tests, and treatments for a range of common and impactful sleep disorders.

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There are 5 modules in this course

In this module, you will be introduced to the course and learn the basics of healthy sleep.

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4 videos3 readings1 assignment1 discussion prompt

In this module, you will learn about how to obtain healthy sleep and what barriers to healthy sleep exist.

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10 videos3 readings1 assignment

In this module, you will learn about sleep across the lifespan from infancy to older adulthood.

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12 videos1 reading1 assignment

In this module, you will learn about sleep for diverse populations, environmental challenges to sleep, and the relationship between sleep and various health conditions.

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11 videos2 readings1 assignment

In this module, you will learn about common sleep disorders, such as obstructive sleep apnea, chronic insomnia disorder, and narcolepsy.

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19 videos5 readings1 assignment


Ronald Chervin, MD, MS
University of Michigan
2 Courses19,762 learners
Shelley Hershner, MD
University of Michigan
1 Course130 learners

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