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SLEEP 2019 Tech Track On-Demand
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The SLEEP 2019 Tech Track is focused primarily on technologists and respiratory therapists. The topics and many of the speakers were suggested by those currently practicing in the field. While techs are the primary audience, many of the topics/speakers would be of interest to physicians as well as advanced practice nurses and physician assistants. Topics include technical aspects of polysomnography, pediatric polysomnography, practical anatomy and physiology of sleep-related breathing disorders, advanced modes of positive airway pressure, movement and neurology-based sleep disorders, inter-scorer reliability review and careers in sleep technology.

Module Topics:

Technical Aspects of PSG
-EEG application and Recording Protocol

-ECG Arrhythmia considerations for the Post-HST Sleep Study Patient
-Respiration and CO2 Monitoring
-Medication Impact on the PSG

Pediatric Polysomnography
-Capnography in the Pediatric Sleep laboratory

-Sleep-Disordered breathing in the complex pediatric patient
Careers in Sleep Medicine
-Telemedicine: The Sleep Technologist's Role in Outcomes Based Sleep Medicine

-Management of a Sleep Lab - Developing Leadership and Administrative Skills
-Developing a Successful Home Sleep Testing Program

-The Role of Sleep Technologist/Respiratory Therapist in Improving CPAP Adherence
Practical Anatomy and Physiology of Sleep-Disordered Breathing
-Normal Upper Airway Anatomy
-Neurobiology of Breathing
-Pathophysiology of Obstructive Sleep Apnea
-Pathophysiology of Central Sleep Apnea
Movement and Neurology-Based Sleep Disorders
-Movement Disorders
-Narcolepsy and Hypersomnia
-NREM and REM Parasomnias
-Sleep-Related Seizures

Sleep ISR Review Panel
-Observe the SLEEP ISR Gold Standard Panel score a mini record of 50 epochs

Advanced Titration Protocols
-Advanced Titration Protocol for Central Sleep Apnea Syndromes

-Advanced Titration Protocol for The Hypercapnic COPD Patient
-Advanced Titration Protocol for The Obesity Hypoventilation Patient
-Advanced Titration Protocol for The Neuromuscular Patient

Estimated Time to Complete: 11 hours

Target Audience: Sleep Technologists, Respiratory Therapists, APRNs, PAs, Physicians

Release Date: 08/12/2019
Expiration Date: 08/12/2022

Availability: Retired
Credit Offered:
No Credit Offered
Contains: 7 Courses
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