2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
    Jan 30, 2023  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Polysomnography, AAS (A45670)


Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Programs by Division

The Polysomnography curriculum prepares individuals, working in conjunction with a physician, to perform and interpret sleep studies and to provide comprehensive clinical evaluations that are required for the diagnosis of sleep related disorders.

Students should acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to perform sleep studies, including recording and interpreting events observed during sleep. Treatment of sleep related disorders and patient education focused on healthy sleep habits will also be discussed.

Graduates of accredited programs may be eligible to apply to take the examination offered by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists. Employment opportunities may be found in hospitals and freestanding sleep centers.

Total: 49 Credit Hours


Total: 15 Credit Hours


Other Required Courses


Total: 1 Credit Hours


Total Credits for AAS Degree: 65


*Recommended Elective Options:


Required Biology:


Take 5 credits:

Note:


Students making satisfactory progress should complete this program in five semesters. Additional time may be needed to complete general education requirements. This program has special admissions requirements.

These requirements are in addition to those complete for the College. Please visit www.pittcc.edu to review the requirements (click on Health Sciences > Admissions).

The Polysomnography program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) by recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation for Polysomnographic Technologist Education (CoASPSG).

CAAHEP CoAPSG
9355 113th St. N 1711 Frank Avenue
#7709 New Bern, NC 28560
Seminole, FL 33775 Phone: 252-626-3238
Phone: 727-210-2350 Email: office@coapsg.org
Fax: 727-210-2354  
Email: mail@caahep.org  

The medical director for this program is John Fogarty, MD

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Programs by Division