Polysomnographic Technology (Diploma)

Achieve a Diploma in as few as 8 months*

Polysomnographic Technology (Diploma) Mission Statement

The program provides students with the theoretical knowledge, technical skills, and professional attributes required to obtain entry-level positions as Polysomnographic Technologists. The program prepares students to successfully complete the professional certification exam offered by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT).

Learning Objectives / Instructional Outcomes

The program includes courses covering anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, and theory of polysomnography. Learning objectives include achievement of sufficient theoretical knowledge and practical skills to perform Polysomnograms (PSGs), which monitor and evaluate brain, muscle, respiratory, and heart activity during sleep to help diagnose sleep disorders.

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Polysomnographic Technology (Diploma)

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Accreditation For the Memphis campus:

The Polysomnographic Technology (Diploma) program has been awarded initial accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 1361 Park St, Clearwater, FL 33756; Phone: 727-210- 2350; www.caahep.org, as recommended by the Committee on Accreditation for Education in Polysomnographic Technology (CoA-PSG), 1711 Frank Avenue, New Bern, NC 28560; Phone: 252-626-3238; www.coapsg.org.

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