2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
    Jan 31, 2023  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Polysomnography Certificate (C45650)


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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. Individuals entering the certificate curriculum must possess a minimum of an associate degree.

Students will 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 take the registry examination given by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists. Employment opportunities may be found in hospitals and freestanding sleep centers.

Program Courses


Total Credits for Certificate: 18


Note:


Students making satisfactory progress should complete this program in three semesters.

This program has special admissions requirements. These requirements are in addition to those completed 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
25400 U.S. Highway 19 N. 1711 Frank Avenue
Suite 158 New Bern, NC 28560
Clearwater, FL 33763 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

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