Module 4: Performing Polysomnography: Theory

Module 4: Performing Polysomnography: Theory


Download Module IV – Performing Polysomnography – Theory


This module gives a theoretical overview of the polysomnogram and uses of the equipment amplifiers and instrumentation.

Upon completion of this module students should be able to:

* Know and understand amplifiers and instrumentation
* Understand basic electrical principles
* Know and understand filters, polarity, and amplitude calculations
* Know origins of PSG readings

Please compete the quiz following the module to receive your CE.

This course awards 1.00 hour of Continuing Education Credit.

Students must be registered in order to receive a certificate of completion.

The American Sleep and Breathing Academy’s online module curriculum has been designated by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT) as an alternative educational program for purposes of establishing eligibility to sit for the RPSGT exam. The curriculum is not recognized by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) for purposes of AASM facility accreditation.

Those students who have passed the BRPT exam or who are eligible to take the exam under Pathway #2, or those who are enrolled in or graduated from a CAAHEP Program do not need to be enrolled in a module program.