Ethics of sleep, clinical practice and the law
Sleep medicine: Ethical concerns in diagnosis and treatment, dangers of excessive daytime sleepiness and parasomnia-related acts of violence, and legal aspects of assessing culpability for resultant harm
You will learn:
• The association between sleep deficiency and poor health and safety outcomes
• Common ethical considerations in the clinical management of sleep-related disorders
• Civil and criminal law considerations in respect of culpability for acts ascribed to sleep-related violence or excessive daytime sleepiness.