Jul 22, 2018  
2017-2018 Catalog 
2017-2018 Catalog

Polysomnographic Technology, AAS

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Learning outcomes

  • Perform tasks and skills necessary for fulfilling the role of an entry level polysomnography technologist, using equipment basic to the profession.
  • Identify pathology and etiology of sleep disorders and the relationship to oxygenation and ventilation.
  • Interpret and use information (medical charts, acquisition and analysis system information) to draw reasonable conclusions and provide safe therapy.
  • Identify and use a wide range of research sources, including hard and online services (e.g. drug books, databases and reference books) and other specialized research material.
  • Model the skills necessary to work in a multicultural world as a medical professional.
  • Communicate in English both orally and in writing in a clear and organized manner to persuade, inform and convey ideas.
  • Perform respiratory assessment using critical-thinking skills.


Important notes

Currently the Polysomnography program is being restructured. Visit the following website for updates: https://respiratory.highline.edu/programs/polysomnography/ Please contact faculty for advising.

Specific Requirements

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