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Tuition: $3000 CDN + GST

Course Outline

  • 1

    Program Syllabus

    • Program schedule

  • 2

    MONDAY

    • The Role of the Sleep Technologist

    • Patient Confidentiality/HIPAA

    • Sleep Definition and Function

    • Managing Emergencies in the Sleep

    • Infection Control and Patient Safety

  • 3

    TUESDAY

    • Insomnia

    • Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorders

    • Narcolepsy

    • RLS and PLM

    • Movement disorders

    • Psychiatric and Behavioral Disorders

    • Pharmacology and Sleep

    • Sleep Related Breathing Disorders

  • 4

    WEDNESDAY

    • MSLT & MWT

    • HSAT

    • Actigraphy

    • Amplifier and Digital Instrumentation

    • Machine and Physiological Calibrations

    • Anatomy and Physiology of the Upper Airway

  • 5

    THURSDAY

    • Monitor Respiratory Effort

    • Monitoring Limb Movements

    • Recording and Monitoring Airflow

    • 10-20 System and Electrode Placement

    • 10-20 System Manual

  • 6

    FRIDAY

    • Scoring Sleep Stages and Intro to AASM scoring Guidelines

    • Scoring Respiratory Events

    • Scoring PLMS and Arousal

  • 7

    MONDAY

    • Overview of PAP therapy

    • Performing CPAP Titrations

    • BiPAP and Non-Invasive Ventilation

    • Guideline for Supplemental Oxygen

    • Alternative Treatments for OSA

  • 8

    TUESDAY

    • Cardiovascular System

    • Cardiac Arrhythmias

    • Basic Electrocardiography

    • ECG Electrode Placement

    • AV Blocks - Supplemental Reading

    • AAST identifying Cardiac Arrhythmias - Supplemental Reading

    • Basic Electrocardiography

  • 9

    WEDNESDAY

    • Summarizing PSG Report and Hypnogram

    • Summarizing PSG report and Hypnogram

    • Understanding PAP downloads

    • Understanding PAP downloads

    • Desensitization and PAP NAP

    • Desensitization

    • Cardiovascular System

  • 10

    THURSDAY

    • CPSGT vs RPSGT Exam Blueprint

    • Staging Demonstration

    • Comparison staging scoring epochs 78-173

    • Comparison staging scoring 173-280

  • 11

    FRIDAY

    • In class practice