Patient Interaction and Professional Behavior
This module addresses documentation, HIPPA, confidentiality, standards of conduct, safety in the sleep laboratory, and various age-specific issues. This module also gives an overview of the role of the night technician.
Upon completion of this module students should be able to:
* Understand the role of the night technician
* Know how to interact with patients
* Identify reasons for medical confidentiality
* How to identify Protected Health Information (PHI)
* Proper Documentation
* Understand and apply universal precautions
* Follow and identify procedures for known infections
* Understand electrical safety
* Perform proper equipment cleaning and sterilization procedures
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.