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.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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