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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

Course Outcomes
  • 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
Available Sections
Not currently offered this term