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  Sep 25, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog

Polysomnographic Technology, Certificate


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http://polysom.highline.edu  

Learning Outcomes


  1. Perform tasks and skills necessary for fulfilling the role of an entry level polysomnography technologist, using equipment basic to the profession.
  2. Identify pathology and etiology of sleep disorders and the relationship to oxygenation and ventilation. 
  3. Interpret and use information (medical charts, acquisition and analysis system information) to draw reasonable conclusions and provide safe therapy.
  4. 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.
  5. Model the skills necessary to work in a multicultural world as a medical professional.
  6. Communicate in English both orally and in writing in a clear and organized manner to persuade, inform and convey ideas.
  7. Perform respiratory assessment using critical-thinking skills.

Requirements


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


Total Professional-Technical Courses: 43 credits

Total Supporting Course Credits: 5

Total Related Instruction Credits: 13-15 credits

Total Program Credits: 61-63


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