Course Outline

  • 1

    Welcome Message by Medical Director

    • Welcome Message

  • 2

    The Role of the Sleep Technologist

    • The Role of the Sleep Technologist

    • The Role of the Sleep Technologist Video

    • Strategies for Coping With Shift Work

    • Strategies for Coping With Shift Work Video

    • Patient Orientation and Education

    • Patient Orientation and Education Video

    • Patient Confidentiality/HIPPA

    • Patient Confidentiality Video

    • Patient Interview and Assessment

    • Patient Interview and Assessment Video

    • CLEAR Health Service Model - Supplemental Reading

    • AASM PSG Technician description - Supplemental Reading

  • 3

    Normal Sleep & Sleep Disorders

    • Sleep Definition and Function

    • Sleep Definition and Function Video

    • Overview of Sleep Disorders

    • Overview of Sleep Disorders Video

    • Insomnia

    • Insomnia Video

    • Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorders

    • Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorders Video

    • Sleep Related Breathing Disorders

    • Sleep Related Breathing Disorders Video

    • Seizures and Sleep

    • Seizures and Sleep Video

    • Parasomnias

    • Parasomnias Video

    • Narcolepsy

    • PSG405 Narcolepsy - REVISED

    • Narcolepsy Video

    • RLS and PLM

    • RLS and PLM Video

    • Movement disorders

    • Movement Disorders Video

    • AASM Clinical Practice Guideline for the Pharmacologic Treatment Insomnia - Supplemental Reading

    • AASM Sleep Med terminology - Supplemental Reading

    • Terms-and-Definitions-from-AAST-ebook - Supplemental Reading

    • AASM RLS Guidelines - Supplemental Reading

    • RLS Vs PLMS difference - Supplemental

  • 4

    Introduction to Polysomnography

    • 10-20 System and Electrode Placement

    • 10-20 System and Electrode Placement Video

    • Electrical Activity of the Brain

    • Electrical Activity of the Brain Video

    • Monitor Respiratory Effort

    • Monitoring Respiratory Effort Video

    • Recording Limb Movements

    • Recording Limb Movements Video

    • Artifacts Recognition and Troubleshooting

    • Artifacts Video

    • Recording and Monitoring Airflow

    • Recording and Monitoring Airflow Video

    • PSG feature of Seizures and Parasomnias

    • Seizures and Parasomnias Video

    • Oxygen Saturation and Carbon Dioxide Monitoring

    • Oxygen Saturation Video

    • What every clinician should know about polysomnography - Supplemental Reading

    • 10 -20 Calculation Chart - Supplemental

  • 5

    AASM Scoring Guidelines

    • Sleep Stages and Intro to AASM scoring Guidelines

    • Sleep Stages/Intro to Scoring Video

    • Scoring Respiratory Events

    • Scoring Respiratory Events Video

    • Scoring PLMS and Arousal

    • Scoring PLMs and Arousal

    • Week 3 Survey

  • 6

    Therapeutic Interventions

    • Overview of PAP therapy

    • Overview of PAP Therapy Video

    • Performing CPAP titration

    • Performing CPAP Titration Video

    • Alternative Treatments for OSA

    • Alternative Treatments for OSA Video

    • BiPAP and Non-Invasive Ventilation

    • BiPAP and Non-Invasive Ventilation Video

    • Optimizing PAP

    • Optimizing PAP Video

    • Desensitization

    • Desensitization Video

    • Guideline for Supplemental Oxygen

    • Guideline for Supplemental Oxygen Video

    • How to titrate CPAP and BiPAP - Supplemental Video

    • AAST guideline for PAP titration - Supplemental Reading

  • 7

    Reporting Methods

    • Summarizing PSG report and Hypnogram

    • Summarizing PSG Video

    • Understanding PAP downloads

    • Understanding PAP Video

    • Week 4 Survey

  • 8

    Pediatric Polysomnography

    • 900-PSG902 - Pediatric Polysomnography

    • Pediatric Polysomnography Video

    • 901-PSG903 - Pediatric Sleep Disordered Breathing

    • Pediatric Sleep Disordered Breathing

    • 903-PSG904 - Pediatric Sleep Disorders

    • Pediatric Sleep Disorders Video

  • 9

    Other Sleep Studies

    • MSLT & MWT

    • MSLT & MWT Video

    • HSAT

    • HSAT Video

    • Actigraphy

    • Actigraphy Video

  • 10

    Sleep Technology Instrumentation

    • Amplifier Instrumentation

    • Amplifier Instrumentation Video

    • Calibrations

    • Calibrations Video

  • 11

    Sleep Pharmacology and Psychiatric Relationships

    • 1301-PSG409 Psychiatric and Behavioral Disorders

    • Psychiatric and Behavioral Disorders Video

    • 1302-PSG410 Pharmacology and Sleep

    • Pharmacology Video

    • Week 5 Survey

  • 12

    Cardio/Respiratory Physiology

    • Cardiovascular

    • Cardiovascular System Video

    • Basic Electrocardiography

    • Basic Electrocardiography Video

    • ECG Electrode Techniques

    • ECG Electrode Techniques Video

    • Cardiac Arrhythmia

    • Cardiac Arrhythmia Video

    • Respiratory Sleep Physiology

    • Respiratory Sleep Video

    • Anatomy and Physiology of the Upper Airway

    • Anatomy Video

    • AAST identifying Cardiac Arrhythmias - Supplemental Reading

    • AV Blocks - Supplemental Reading

    • American Journal of Hypertension - Supplemental Reading

  • 13

    Sleep Laboratory Procedures

    • Managing Emergencies in the Sleep

    • Managing Emergencies Video

    • Quality Improvement

    • Quality Improvement Video

    • Infection Control and Patient Safety

    • Infection Video

    • Copy of Week 6 Survey