Apr 16, 2021  
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REST 3502 - Introduction to Sleep Disorders

Credits: (2)
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 2505  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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