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Sinclair College

END 1421 Intermediate Polysomnography

The course will focus on discussion of the classification of sleep disorders, and the physiological effects of sleep disorders and ramifications/implications on patient health. In addition there will be discussion of medication effects on sleep stages/patterns. Discussion of various therapies for sleep disordered breathing, and other sleep disorders. Discussion on monitoring of nocturnal seizures, and seizure types. Two classroom, three lab hours per week.

Division: Health Sciences
Department: Electroneurodiagnostic Technology
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: END 2550 

Outcomes

  • Recognize the different sleep stages.
  • Recognize normal and abnormal sleep disorders, integrating the physiologic functions of nervous, respiratory, and cardiovascular systems.
  • Describe various therapies to treat sleeps disorders, included but not limited to Positive Airway Pressure (PAP) set-up, nocturnal O2, and CO2 monitoring.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 3