Course Archives

  • Module 9: Sleep Disordered Breathing

    1 Lessons $35.00

    This learning module serves as a brief guide to respiratory events in Polysomnography. This course helps technicians to identify and score various respiratory events. Upon completion of this module students should be able to:  Identify Central, Obstructive and Mixed Apneas as well as hypopneas on a PSG recording  Identify other respiratory events  Know scoring criteria […]

  • Module 8: Arousals, Artifacts and Arrhythmias

    1 Lessons $35.00

    This module introduces technicians to the basics of identifying arousals and arrhythmias. It also addresses the various artifacts that can exist and how to troubleshoot them for a clean, quality study. Upon completion of this module students should be able to:  Know how to identify arousals on a PSG recording  Identify various EKG arrhythmias that […]

  • Module 7: Scoring Sleep Studies

    1 Lessons $35.00

    This module gives an overview and description of the various sleep stages. It instructs on how to differentiate the various waveforms. Upon completion of this module students should be able to:  Know how to differentiate between the different sleep stages  Know the characteristics of each sleep stage  Understand the scoring criteria for sleep staging  Identify […]

  • Module 6: Performing PSG

    1 Lessons $35.00

    This module instructs technicians on how to conduct a PSG. This includes physiological calibrations, hardware and software calibration, montages, and proper data acquisition. Upon completion of this module students should be able to: Perform Bio-Calibrations with a patient Identify different montages Understand and demonstrate amplifier calibrations Begin and end data collection and demonstrate knowledge and […]

  • Module 5: Performing Polysomnography (Preparation and Setup)

    1 Lessons $35.00

    This module will teach the technician to perform a PSG in the set up phases of the study. It addresses electrode and sensor application and preparation, 10-20 system of electrode placement, and ancillary equipment. Upon completion of this module students should be able to: Identify various electrodes, their properties and be familiar with their design […]

  • Module 4: Performing Polysomnography: Theory

    1 Lessons $35.00

    This module gives a theoretical overview of the polysomnogram and uses of the equipment amplifiers and instrumentation. Upon completion of this module students should be able to: Know and understand amplifiers and instrumentation Understand basic electrical principles Know and understand filters, polarity, and amplitude calculations Know origins of PSG readings Please compete the quiz following […]

  • Module 3: Patient Assessment

    1 Lessons $35.00

    This module gives a brief overview of a standard sleep patient medical record, how to properly assess the patient and the importance of technical documentation during a PSG. Upon completion of this module students should be able to: Know how to interact with a patient Understand what is required for a patient chart Identify paperwork […]

  • Module 2: Patient Interaction and Professional Behavior

    1 Lessons $35.00

    This module addresses documentation, HIPPA, confidentiality, standards of conduct, safety in the sleep laboratory, and various age-specific issues. This module also gives an overview of the role of the night technician. Upon completion of this module students should be able to: Understand the role of the night technician Know how to interact with patients Identify […]

  • Module 1: Introductory Topics - Sleep Medicine

    1 Lessons $35.00

    This module reviews the various common ICSD-2 disorders and provides an explanation as well as the signs and symptoms of each. It gives an overview of the role of the polysomnogram and provides a brief history of sleep medicine. This module also addresses the anatomy and physiology of the various body systems, including the upper […]