This course is designed to prepare students for the duties involved in performing Polysomnography (PSG) testing procedures. This course will introduce students to the basic clinical and technical concepts of all night sleep studies, multiple sleep latency tests and maintenance of wakefulness tests.
This course also provides basic introductory instruction on normal sleep architecture and the procedures involved in the PSG electrode application/hook-up and recording.
NOTE: Student must pass each Clinical Competency Exam with at least a 70%. Students must achieve a "C" or better in each NDT course within the Neurodiagnostic Technology Program in order to progress sequentially to the next course.