Sleep Concerns

  • Perform a patient-centred interview focused on sleep concerns
  • Be able to understand and counsel patients on non-pharmacologic management strategies for sleep concerns including good sleep hygiene techniques
  • Understand the role of, and precautions associated with, pharmacologic treatment
  • Identify the most common associated comorbidities of untreated obstructive sleep apnea

Core Resources


Bowry A, Iglar, K. Insomnia One-Page Primer. DFCM Open. 2010. Available at: Attribution CC BY-NC-ND

Management of Chronic Insomnia Tool

Reprinted with Permission from Centre for Effective Practice. (January 2017). Management of Chronic Insomnia: Ontario. Toronto: Centre for Effective Practice.

OSA in Primary Care

Pagel JF. Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in primary care: Evidence-based practice. J Am Board Fam Med. 2007;20(4):392-398. doi: 20/4/392 [pii].