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END 1891 Polysomnography Practicum

The course is designed to assist the Polysomnography Certificate Program in meeting the minimum expectation "to prepare competent entry-level polysomnographic technologists in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains." Practicum in the clinical setting in a sleep laboratory or a sleep center. Departmental orientation, policies and procedures, individual body mechanics and patient transfer techniques. Gather and analyze patient information, perform testing preparation procedures, perform polysomnographic procedures. Emphasis on performing overnight diagnostic and therapeutic polysomnograms. Twenty-four practicum hours per week.

Division: Health Sciences
Department: Electroneurodiagnostic Tech
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: Yes

Prereqs: NONE  


  • Observe and demonstrate basic PSG concepts and skills.
  • Demonstrate professional behavior in dress, language and interactions with staff and patients.
  • Demonstrate the ability to document appropriately and accurately in both content and vocabulary.

Credit Hours: 3

Practicum Hours: 21