Note the Signs of Sleep-Disordered Breathing in Children
Oral health professionals can support a child’s optimal growth and development by screening for sleep-related breathing disorders.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Discuss sleep cycles and the importance of restful, quality sleep in a child’s health, growth, and development.
- Explain sleep-related breathing disorders and their potential impact on a child’s formative years.
- Describe clinical approaches to screening, and the signs and symptoms of sleep-related breathing disorders.
This course was published in the September 2018 issue and expires September 2021. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.