Everyone will experience the odd restless night, but if they are a regular occurrence, the effect of this lack of sleep can take its toll on the body and a person’s daily life. This module looks at the possible causes of sleep problems as well as the treatments and sleep hygiene advice that can help customers.
- Have a general understanding of the sleep cycle
- Be familiar with the common causes of insomnia and other sleep problems
- Understand what is meant by ‘sleep hygiene’ and be able to offer advice to customers
- Be able to explain how OTC medication can help relieve temporary sleep disturbances.