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Support the Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnoea

About Obstructive Sleep Apnoea

Obstructive sleep apnoea is an example of a sleep disorder - a medical condition that disrupts a person's sleep patterns. If a person has obstructive sleep apnoea their breathing regularly stops throughout the night. This leads to low oxygen levels in the blood stream. interrupted sleep and drowsiness that affects a person's ability to function during waking hours.

By completing this unit of competency with Guild Training, we will provide you with information that you need when assisting customers to manage sleep apnoea.

In this unit, we will discuss:

  • What is obstructive sleep apnoea
  • Sources of information on obstructive sleep apnoea
  • Approaches to diagnosing and managing obstructive sleep apnoea and the role of community pharmacy
  • Home based sleep assessments
  • Provision of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) equipment

And much more, Ask us today !!

Course Pricing

Unit of Competency information

This unit of competency is an elective from the Community Pharmacy Training Package. This training sits within the Retail Services Training Package (SIR07) and is offered as part of a qualification in Certificate II, III and IV in Community Pharmacy.

Interested in More Sleep Apnoea Training

Talk to us today about also completing the following unit of competencies to make up the skills set in sleep apnoea.

Unit Code  Unit Name
 SIRCHCS201  Support the Supply of Pharmacy Only medicines and Pharmacist Only Medicines
 HLTSL408D  Perform home based assessments for sleep studies

The above units are at an additional cost. Ask our Guild Training Team for more information or click here.

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Page last updated 23 February 2017