sleep technologist

sleep technologist

sleep technologist

A technologist who monitors night-time sleep patterns in a formal sleep test (a polysomnogram). He or she makes audiovisual recordings as well as noninvasive records of the patient's breathing, oxygenation, electrical brain activity, heart rate, and muscle movements.
Synonym: polysomnographer
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By Lauri Leadley, RPSGT, RCP, Registered Sleep Technologist
June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Sleep HealthCenters is currently accepting registrations for the Accredited Sleep Technologist Education Program (A-STEP) for individuals interested in receiving formalized education and training in sleep technology -- regardless of experience level.
It's hard to imagine--in fact, it's almost unthinkable that a Respiratory Care Practitioner, a Sleep Technologist or a Registered Nurse might report to work impaired by alcohol, or worse; out and out "drunk".
We're so pleased with the compliance results from C-Flex that all newly diagnosed patients are being placed on this therapy," said Carol O'Korn, Lead Sleep Technologist, The Washington Hospital, Washington, PA.
The Florida Sleep School is affiliated with Sleep Management Centers, a certified A-STEP (Accredited Sleep Technologist Education Program; the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) accredits providers - the course teaches students practical skills essential for a career in sleep technology) educational provider.
equipment by offering the sleep technologist the ability to very
The test results are reviewed by a certified sleep technologist and then interpreted by the patient's physician or sleep specialist.
Sleep HealthCenters([R])is currently accepting registrations for the Accredited Sleep Technologist Education Program (A-STEP) for individuals interested in receiving formalized education and training in sleep technology--regardless of experience level.
The four-page guide helps de-mystify the process of diagnosing sleep problems by providing an overview and sound advice on preparation and what to expect during a sleep study, suggestions on finding the right physician, sleep facility and sleep technologist to conduct the evaluation properly and important questions to ask.
They are also provided with a full explanation of OSA/CPAP treatment by a certified sleep technologist after the evening titration analysis.
Scenario 1: A sleep technologist is called in to work on their off day by the sleep center administrator.
The airflow pressure and snore channels feature high-low selectors, allowing the sleep technologist to select the best signal for whichever sleep recorder is used.