Degree Plans - Polysomnography (Certificate)

Record details

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
2019-2020
Degree Type
Certificate
Available Online
No
Available Hybrid
No
Degree Plan
Prerequisites

Associate Degree in Respiratory Care

 

American Heart Association - ACLS

 
First Semester  

PSGT 1310 Neuroanatomy and Physiology

3

PSGT 1300 Polysomnography I

3

PSGT 1160 Clinical - Polysomnography

1
Second Semester  

PSGT 2205 Sleep Scoring & Staging

2

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

Background Check

$10.00

Drug Screen

$25.00

Physical Exam (TB, Hepatitis vaccine, MMR, Varicella, TDAP)

$100.00

Polo Shirt

$30.00

Clinical ID

$5.00

Total

$170.00

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

Gainful Employment Report
https://www.tjc.edu/ge/polysomnography