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.
Prerequisites: 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: 2 hours
- Lab: 3 hours
- Division: Health Sciences
- Department: Electroneurodiagnostic Tech
- Repeatable Credit: No
- Offered Online: No