Courses

Why We Sleep (CHES)

Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams

This course is only for CHES practitioners.

New York Times Bestseller! Author has appeared on 60 Minutes, Nova, BBC News, and NPR’s Science Friday. Written by a neuroscientist and director of UC Berkeley’s Sleep and Neuroimaging Lab, the author, Matthew Walker, PhD explores the purpose of slumber and its little acknowledged or understood crucial functions as related to mood, chronic disease, obesity, cancer, diabetes, Alzheimer’s, etc. He explains how to harness the transformative power of adequate sleep and how to sleep better tonight.

Choose between two versions:

CHES Program ID # 30197 Max CHES 10 hours

CHES Program ID # 30198 Max CHES 20 hours

Course Expiration Date
Jan-31-2022
Grouped product items
Product Name Price Qty
Book Only (1720)
$17.00
10 CE Online Test Only (1721CHES)
$108.00
20 CE Online Test Only (1722CHES)
$128.00
10 CE Book & Online Test (1723CHES)
$120.00
20 CE Book & Online Test (1724CHES)
$140.00

Book Details

Author
Year Published
2017
Edition
1st Edition
Publisher
Scribner
ISBN
978-1-5011-4432-5
Format
Paperback
Page Count
360

Course Objectives

Choose between two versions:

CHES Program ID # 30197 Max CHES 10 hours

CHES Program ID # 30198 Max CHES 20 hours

CHES Competencies:

1.2.3 Review related literature

1.4 Analyze relationships among behavioral, environmental and other factors that influence health

1.4.2 Identify and analyze factors that impact health

Upon successful completion, the users will be able to:

1. Discuss the four functions of sleep and its contribution to human health.
2. Describe three negative effects of too little sleep.
3. Define the role of circadian rhythm to sleep.
4. Compare two key functions of NREM and REM sleep.
5. Identify four ways dreaming effects information processing.
6. Explain three ways how lack of sleep effects appetite.
7. List three chronic diseases that can become worse with lack of sleep.

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Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES)
Why we chose this book

This highly qualified practitioner has organized known biochemistry, researched disease processes, and extensive clinical experience into a highly readable and fascinating book on sleep and its functions as they contribute to health and quality of life. 

About the author

Matthew Walker, PhD is a neuroscientist and director of UC Berkeley’s Sleep and Neuroimaging Lab. He is highly respected and considered an expert in sleep studies. He has published over one hundred scientific studies.