END 1425 Lab for Intermediate Polysomnography
Lab includes demonstration of pattern recognition of sleep disorders, physiological effects of sleep disorders and ramifications/implications on patient health, Positive Airway Pressure (PAP) set-up, nocturnal O2, CO2 monitoring. Recognizing medication effects on sleep stages/patterns. Determining various therapies for sleep disordered breathing, and other sleep disorders, nocturnal seizures, and seizure types.
Division: Health Sciences
Department: Electroneurodiagnostic Tech
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No
Prereqs: END 2550
- Identifies normal and abnormal sleep disorders, integrating the physiologic functions of nervous, respiratory, and cardiovascular systems on epoch
- Identifies sleep stages in an adult patient on an epoch.
- Demonstrates the correct sleep apnea montage, placement and calibration of diagnostic, electrodes, and associated equipment. Artifact and troubleshooting of sleep montage results.
- Prepares and demonstrates the use of Positive airway pressure (PAP) set-up, nocturnal O2, CO2 monitoring, as well as administration of nocturnal O2, and advanced set-ups for nocturnal seizure monitoring. Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) and Bilevel Positive Airway Pressures equipment troubleshooting.
Credit Hours: 0