Sleep apnea: cardiovascular frontier
Instance: 2015/2016 - 2S
Cycles of Study/Courses
Teaching Staff - Responsibilities
Teaching - Hours
Suitable for English-speaking students
This curricular unit will allow stutends to obtain knowledge in emergent topics related with Sleep Apnea Syndrome.
Learning outcomes and competences
Students are expect to: acquire knowledge about the clinical and scientific aspects of Sleep Apnea Syndrome (SAS); be aware of the current investigation in this area; and establish the connection between SAS and its related syndromes, especially in the cardiovascular field.
- SAS Presentation
- SAS Pathophysiological Mechanisms
- Systemic repercussions of SAS and therapy effects on systemic alterations
- Organization of the diagnostic and therapeutic evaluation, and monitoring of long-term SAS patients
- FMUP’s current investigation
Apnea, O. S. ; Sleep and cardiovascular disease. , Sleep, 2(4), 529-642., 2007
Teaching methods and learning activities
Theoretical classes (2.5 hours), lab practice (4 hours) and tutorials (2.5 hours).
Evaluation with final exam
Eligibility for exams
To be evaluated in the exam the student have to be present at least 75% of presencial participationon sessions.
Calculation formula of final grade
Evaluation with final exam (100%)