AAPB 2020 Webinar 3: Sleep: What do we know and how can we improve it

Sleep - What Do We Know and How Can We Improve It?

Presented by
Fredric Bruce Shaffer, PhD, BCB, BCB-HRV
Thursday, April 23 - 1:00PM - 2:30PM ET

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Member Price: $50
Non-member Price: $99

Cancellations received in writing prior to a week before the webinar will be issued a refund less a $30 processing fee. No refunds for cancellations within the week of the webinar.

Course Description:

This webinar will review the latest findings from neuroscience of sleep and their implications for biofeedback and neurofeedback practice. We will review sleep stages and their functions, sleep disorders, the limitations and dangers of sleep medications, simple behavioral interventions to improve sleep, and the efficacy of biofeedback and neurofeedback for insomnia.

Learning Objectives:
Professionals who complete this webinar will be able to:

  • Participants will be able to explain the functions of sleep and consequences of sleep deprivation.
  • Participants will be able to describe sleep stages (REM and NREM) and their functions.
  • Participants will be able to identify common sleep disorders.
  • Participants will be able to discuss the limitations and dangers of over-the-counter and prescription sleep medication.
  • Participants will be able to describe simple behavioral interventions to improve sleep.
  • Participants will be able to evaluate the efficacy of Biofeedback and Neurofeedback in insomnia.

Level: Introductory

Who Should Attend: Clinicians and optimal performance professionals who train clients impacted by insomnia and sleep deprivation.

CE Credits: 1.5 credits

Psychologists: The Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. AAPB maintains responsibility for the program and its content. This webinar offers a MAXIMUM of 1.5 hours.

BCIA Recertification: Hour-for-hour attendance in breakout sessions/workshops may be used to fulfill the continuing education requirements for recertification with certificate of attendance.

Presenter Bio:
Fredric Shaffer, PhD, BCB, BCB-HRV, is a Biological Psychologist and professor of Psychology at Truman State University where he has taught since 1975. Dr. Shaffer is a veteran instructor and consultant in Physiological Psychology and Psychopharmacology. In 2008, he received the Walker and Doris Allen Fellowship for Faculty Excellence. In 2019, Dr. Shaffer received AAPB's Distinguished Scientist award. He was the principal co-editor of Evidence-Based Practice in Biofeedback and Neurofeedback (3rd ed.) and authored 12 of its chapters.

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