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
- 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