NDT 225   Polysomnography* (5 Hours)

Prerequisites : Admission to the Neurodiagnostic Program and NDT 140 with a grade of "C" or higher and NDT 145 with a grade of "C" or higher and NDT 150 with a grade of "C" or higher and NDT 156 with a grade of "C" or higher.

Corequisites: NDT 230 and NDT 240.

This course will provide a comprehensive study of Polysomnography (PSG) including: the history of sleep medicine, neurophysiologic mechanisms of normal sleep, cardiopulmonary anatomy and physiology as it relates to sleep medicine, electrocardiogram (ECG) interpretation, sleep study equipment, disease processes and conditions which adversely affect sleep, patient and equipment preparation, PSG monitoring and documentation, sleep study scoring, and therapeutic interventions associated with PSG procedures.