Polysomnographic Technology (Diploma)Achieve a Diploma in as few as 7 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.