PSG 205 - Anatomy, Physiology, and Advanced Principles of Sleep at Reynolds Community College

Course Description

Effective: 2012-05-01

Provides a concentrated study of anatomy, physiology, and pathology essential to the practice of polysomnography. Presents the physiology of the nervous, cardiovascular, and pulmonary systems and basic pharmacological principles. Explores the pathophysiological differences between adult and pediatric sleep disorders.
(4 Cr.) Lecture 4 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
4 credits

General Course Purpose

Provides students with a foundation and understanding of human anatomy, physiology and pathology required to recognize the changes that take place within the body during normal sleep and sleep disorders. This course is required for the Sleep Technology for Polysomnography Career Studies Certificate.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisites: PSG 101, PSG 190, and PSG 195 - Introduction to the Science of Sleep Medicine

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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