Sleep Medicine Training for Health Care Professionals

First Course Begins September 1

World Sleep Academy is a sleep medicine education program designed by World Sleep Society, a nonprofit organization of sleep physicians and researchers with thousands of members worldwide.

  • Faculty of practicing sleep physicians
  • Completely online
  • Low cost
  • Full scholarships available

World Sleep Academy is designed for working health care professionals. Learn the foundations of sleep medicine while interacting online with an international network of practicing sleep physicians and your fellow learners.

Our Students


Health care professionals in many fields find value in learning sleep medicine at World Sleep Academy. Our curriculum is designed for people with some knowledge or experience in health care but little specific training in sleep health and sleep disorders.

  • Nurses
  • Family physicians
  • Psychologists
  • Technologists
  • Nursing assistants
  • Allied health professionals

With World Sleep Academy, you can bring the latest advances of sleep medicine to your career and community.

Take the next step in your health care career today. 

Academy Overview

Topics include...

  • Sleep science
  • Sleep technology
  • Sleep studies
  • Sleep case studies
  • Evaluation of patients with sleep disorders
  • Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)
  • Non-OSA sleep-related breathing disorders
  • Non-invasive ventilation
  • Hypersomnias
  • Sleep-related movement disorders
  • Parasomnias


  • Insomnia
  • Psychological aspects of sleep
  • Circadian disorders
  • Pediatric sleep concerns
  • Pharmacology
  • Setting up a sleep lab
  • Introduction to research methodologies
  • Action research

Wondering if World Sleep Academy is the right fit for you?

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About World Sleep Society

World Sleep Society (WSS) is a nonprofit membership organization of sleep and circadian researchers, physicians, technologists, and allied health professionals. The mission of WSS is to advance sleep health worldwide. World Sleep Society fulfills this mission through various public and membership-based programs, including the biennial World Sleep congress, World Sleep Day, the International Sleep Research Training Program, Healthier Sleep magazine, and World Sleep Academy. Learn more about WSS programs and how to get involved on the official WSS website,