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2016-17 Catalog 
2016-17 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Polysomnographic Technology, Certificate

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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.


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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