This module gives an overview of various other topics that important to know as PSG technician. These include sleep deprivation, insomnia, medication, esophageal pH, and alpha intrusion.
Upon completion of this module students should be able to:
* Understand sleep deprivation
* Define and understand the characteristics of Insomnia
* Know the effects of various types of medication on a PSG
* Have a knowledge of various other topics not addressed in the other modules
Please compete the quiz following the module to receive your CE.
This course awards 1.00 hour of Continuing Education Credit.
Students must be registered in order to receive a certificate of completion.
The American Sleep and Breathing Academy’s online module curriculum has been designated by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT) as an alternative educational program for purposes of establishing eligibility to sit for the RPSGT exam. The curriculum is not recognized by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) for purposes of AASM facility accreditation.
Those students who have passed the BRPT exam or who are eligible to take the exam under Pathway #2, or those who are enrolled in or graduated from a CAAHEP Program do not need to be enrolled in a module program.