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2017-2018 College Catalog 
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSGT 120 Fundamentals of Neurodiagnostics I

This course will introduce students to the responsibilities and educational requirements of a Polysomnography Technologist. Students will be exposed to basic techniques for placement of polysomnography diagnostic equipment. Procedures and methods for collecting, processing and documenting data gathered from the patient both before and during polysomnographic testing will be covered. Polysomnographic electrical theory and application is covered in relation to data acquisition and recording. Procedures for ensuring patient safety, infection control and production of a quality diagnostic tool will be explored.
Pre-requisite(s): BIOL 139 Anatomy and Physiology for Respiratory Care Students  with a final grade of “C” or better; MATH 135 Elementary Statistics ; PHYS 110 Physics for The Health Sciences  with a final grade of “C” or better.
Co-requisite(s): PSGT 100 Applied Pharmacology  and RESP 110 Human Anatomy and Physiology .
Lab fee will be required
Terms Offered: Spring
Offered Distance Learning: No
Credits: 5
Contact Hours:
Lecture: 3
Lab: 4