May 06, 2021  
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REST 2502 - Introduction to Sleep Disorders

Credits: (2)
Typically Taught Summer Semester: 1st Blk

Course provides an overview of the history of sleep medicine, normal sleep physiology, effects of the sleep-wake stage, sleep disorders and abnormal sleep physiology, and an introduction to polysomnography (including patient interaction, sensor and lead placements, and instrumentation). Course also introduces the fundamentals of therapeutic interventions utilized to treat sleep disorders. Students taking REST 3502  are required to r a 6-10 page paper outlining the implications for assisted ventilation to sleep disorders. Students taking REST 2502 cannot take REST 3502  for credit.
Pre-requisite(s): medical terminology, anatomy, and physiology or completion of respiratory therapy program or C.R.T., R.R.T., or R.N. credential.



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