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Polysomnographic Technology

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In Polysomnographic Technology, the technologist performs and studies overnight, daytime, or home sleep studies (called polysomnograms) on patients with suspected sleeping disorders. Working under the supervision of a Certified Sleep Technologist or Medical Director, the Polysomnographic Technologist provides comprehensive evaluations of sleep disorders and suggests treatment plans for patients. This program is designed to prepare students for the Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT) exam offered through the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT).

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With hands-on training the accredited Polysomnographic Technology (PSG) diploma program helps prepare graduates using clinical learning experiences set to teach electrode placement, patient monitoring skills, treatment of sleep disorders, PAP therapy and Servo ventilation and more. The PSG program is offered at our San Bernardino, Portland, and Grand Prairie campuses.

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Have you been searching for Polysomnographic Technology programs near you? Your search ends at Concorde, where you can train to have a positive impact on those who suffer from sleep disorders through studying, recording, and treating these disorders with the latest methods and technologies. Find out about our requirements and opportunities for becoming a Registered Polysomnographic Technologist by reaching out to us today.

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Polysomnographic Technology

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Program Info

Below you will find campus-specific information about the Polysomnographic Technology program.

PSG Program Data:

Polysomnographic Technology (Diploma) Program Data

Accreditation for campuses in San Bernardino and Portland:

The Polysomnographic Technology 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.

For the campus of Grand Prairie:

The Polysomnographic Technology program has been awarded continuing 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.

Curriculum

Curriculum

Concorde’s Polysomnographic Technologist training helps prepare graduates through hands-on, clinical learning experiences that are directly applicable to a work setting.

Classroom-to-career skills training

Skills areas emphasized in Concorde’s polysomnography training program include:

  • Electrode placement
  • Patient monitoring
  • Treatment of sleep disorders
  • PAP therapy and Servo ventilation
  • Patient care and education

Career Outlook

Career Outlook

Find out more about what a career in polysomnographic technology looks like.

Where can I work?

Polysomnographic technologists can work in a variety of settings, including:

  • Hospitals
  • Physicians’ practices
  • Private clinics
  • Patients’ homes

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid

As part of our commitment to your success, Concorde ensures that you have access to comprehensive information and guidance in navigating the financial aid process. Concorde offers financial aid and scholarship programs to those who qualify.

Accreditation and Licensure

For the campuses in San Bernardino and Portland:

The Polysomnographic Technology 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.

For the campus of Grand Prairie:

The Polysomnographic Technology program has been awarded continuing 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.

FAQ

How Long Is The Polysomnographic Technology Program at Concorde?

The Polysomnographic Technology program can be completed in as few as eight months. Please check with an admissions adviser for program length information.

When Does Concorde’s Polysomnographic Technology Program Start?

Call us to find out when the Polysomnographic Technology program starts at a Concorde campus location near you.

Why should I become a polysomnographic technologist?

Become a polysomnographic technologist, or sleep technologist, to perform studies on patients with sleep disorders. If you’re interested in sleep medicine, a strong work ethic, enjoy direct patient care, have an ability to adapt to a variety of working hours, and love learning new and exciting procedures, you may enjoy a career as a polysomnographic technologist.

Does Concorde offer polysomnographic technology externships?

Concorde incorporates real-world training and off-site clinical experiences in our programs.

How much is tuition for Concorde’s Polysomnographic Technology programs?

For program-specific tuition information, please see the campus catalog.

Do you have an Associate's degree in health care field, which is a pre-requisite for this program?