The Polysomnography Technology Diploma Program prepares individuals to work under the supervision of a physician to provide comprehensive evaluation and treatment of sleep disorders. The program includes instruction in sleep related human anatomy and physiology, neuroanatomy and physiology of sleep, respiratory physiology, polysomnographic technology, polysomnographic record scoring with emphasis on sleep staging, respiratory, electromyographic and electrocardiographic events, Positive Airway Pressure and Oxygen treatment, sleep disorders, sleep related medical terminology, 10-20 measurement and technologist related psychomotor skills.
Graduates are in demand for employment in hospital based sleep disorder centers, free standing sleep disorders centers, specialized physicians’ offices, homecare companies and clinical research centers.
The Polysomnography program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation for Polysomnographic Technologist Education (CoA PSG). [Last reaffirmed: November 16, 2018] The next comprehensive evaluation of the program, including on-site review, is scheduled to occur no later than 2028.
Polysomnography Technology Positive Placement Information as of October 2017-2018