Polysomnographic (PSG) Technology is an allied health specialty for the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of sleep and daytime alertness. The range of sleep disorders is varied but includes narcolepsy, sleep apnea, insomnia, and many others.
PSG technologists operate a variety of electronic monitoring devices that record brain activity (EEG), muscle and eye movement, respiration, and blood oxygen levels. Technologists also help evaluate treatment methods.
TJC offers you a 16 credit hour advanced certificate program which prepares and qualifies you to take the national examination. Candidates must have completed an Associates Degree in Respiratory Care and have a current American Heart Association Advanced Life Support Provider course completion card.
- Catalog Year
- Degree Type
- Available Online
- Available Hybrid
- Degree Plan
Associate Degree in Respiratory Care
American Heart Association - ACLS
PSGT 1310 Neuroanatomy and Physiology
PSGT 1300 Polysomnography I
PSGT 1160 Clinical - Polysomnography
1 Second Semester
PSGT 2205 Sleep Scoring & Staging
PSGT 2411 Polysomnography II
4 Third Semester
PSGT 2360 Clinical Polysomnography II
3 Total Semester Hours 16
All required and prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of “C” or better.
Approximate Additional Costs
Physical Exam (TB, Hepatitis vaccine, MMR, Varicella, TDAP)
These are approximate costs and subject to change without notice.
RPSGT National Boards
Registered Polysomnographic Technologist Written Exam - $450.00
Sleep Disorders Specialty - $300.00
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