Other Polysomnographic Tech (PSG)

PSG 110 - Introduction to the Science of Sleep Medicine

Course Description

Effective: 2012-05-01

Familiarizes students with the history of sleep, common sleep disorders, and the field of sleep medicine and its relevance to other health professions.
(1 Cr.) Lecture 1-2 hours. Total 1-2 hours per week.
1 credits

General Course Purpose

This course is a requirement for the Sleep Technology for Polysomnography Career Studies Certificate program and for students preparing to become Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (RPSGT).

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None

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PSG 205 - Anatomy, Physiology, and Advanced Principles of Sleep

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

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PSG 207 - Current Issues and Trends in Polysomnography

Course Description

Effective: 2014-08-01

Provides an opportunity for students to explore topical areas that reflect the current issues and trends in polysomnography.
Credits 2. Lecture 2 hours. Total Contact 2 hours per week.
2 credits

General Course Purpose

This course is designed to provide the student an opportunity to explore topical areas that reflect the current issues and trends in polysomnography and to ensure that students in the Sleep Technology for Polysomnography program have the theoretical and practical skills needed to prepare them for the current job market.

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PSG 220 - Pediatric Polysomnography

Course Description

Effective: 2014-08-01

Introduces pediatric sleep technology, including indications for the pediatric polysomnogram, scoring the polysomnogram, and event recognition. Includes a review of electrode placement, the extended EEG montage for optimal pediatric polysomnography, childhood parasomnias, consequences of disturbed sleep, CPAP titration, and infant sleep studies.
Credits 2. Lecture 2 hours. Total Contact 2 hours per week.
2 credits

General Course Purpose

Required for the Sleep Technology for Polysomnography Certificate, the purpose of this course is to provide the fundamental skills and theory required of students prior to entering a pediatric clinical environment.

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