2019-2020 College Catalog 
    
    Apr 09, 2020  
2019-2020 College Catalog

Polysomnography, AAS


Program Code: A45670

(2019*03)

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.

Polysomnography, AAS Semester-By-Semester Plan   

General Education: 18 Hours


Social/Behavioral Sciences: 3 Hours


Math/Natural Sciences: 3 Hours


Students are required to demonstrate competency in MAT 003, Tier 2 prior to enrollment in this curriculum.

Major Hours: 52 Hours


Total Polysomnography, AAS: 70 Credits


All Health Sciences and Nursing students must make grades of “A”, “B”, “C”, or “SA” on all applicable course work to progress each semester and graduate from the program.

The Polysomnography Associate Degree Program is approved by the North Carolina Community College System and is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP at 2400 US Hwy 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763; Telephone Number 727-210-2350; www.caahep.org) in conjunction with the Committee on Accreditation for Polysomnographic Technologist Education (CoA PSG).