Online course in Health & Psychology

Sleep Deprivation: Habits, Solutions and Strategies

Understand the impact of sleep deprivation and how to improve your own sleep with this Teach-Out from the University of Michigan.

Sleep Deprivation: Habits, Solutions and Strategies

  • Duration 2 weeks
  • Weekly study 2 hours
  • Digital upgrade Free

Learn how to sleep better with these solutions and strategies

Sleep deprivation is a silent epidemic. Since the invention of the light bulb, we have been getting less sleep by prioritising work, school, socialising and screentime over the optimum amount of hours.

A lack of sleep and sleep disorders can lead to reduced productivity, road accidents and a range of health issues like depression and heart failure.

On this course, you will learn why sleep is important, how it works and how to break bad sleep habits. You will gain the knowledge and strategies to improve your own sleep and feel empowered to advocate for the sleep health of your community.

What topics will you cover?

  • Understand an epidemic
  • Learn personal ways to improve sleep
  • Encourage healthy sleep habits in your community

When would you like to start?

  • Date to be announced
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What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you'll be able to...

  • Develop understanding of the epidemic sleep deprivation
  • Learn about personal ways to improve your sleep
  • Learn about ways to encourage healthy sleep habits in your community

Who is the course for?

This course is ideal for anyone looking to improve their sleep quality.

This course is a Teach-Out from the University of Michigan. Teach-Outs are online courses that address important topics and allow people from all around the world to learn about them.

Who will you learn with?

University of Michigan "Sleep Deprivation: Habits, Solutions, and Strategies" Teach-Out Team

University of Michigan "Sleep Deprivation: Habits, Solutions, and Strategies" Teach-Out Team

In this Teach-Out, you'll meet our expert team: Johnathan Barkham, MD; Ronald Chervin, MD, MS; Cathy Goldstein, MD, MS;
Louise O'Brien, PhD, MS; Sonja Schuetz, MD, MS; and Anita V. Shelgikar, MD, MHPE

Who developed the course?

As one of the top public universities in the United States, U-M has been a leader in research, learning, and teaching for more than 200 years.

What's included?

University of Michigan are offering everyone who joins this course a free digital upgrade, so that you can experience the full benefits of studying online for free. This means that you get:

  • Unlimited access to this course
  • Includes any articles, videos, peer reviews and quizzes
  • A PDF Certificate of Achievement to prove your success when you’re eligible

Get a taste of this course

Find out what this course is like by previewing some of the course steps before you join: