Module 9: Sleep Disordered Breathing

Module 9: Sleep Disordered Breathing


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This learning module serves as a brief guide to respiratory events in Polysomnography. This course helps technicians to identify and score various respiratory events.

Upon completion of this module students should be able to:

* Identify Central, Obstructive and Mixed Apneas as well as hypopneas on a PSG recording
* Identify other respiratory events
* Know scoring criteria

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.