The Polysomnographic Technologist Advanced Technology Certificate (C4_PLY4) will be offered at LSC-Kingwood starting Summer 2014 and has additional entrance requirements.
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The Polysomnographic Technologist Advanced Technology Certificate is open to graduates and credentialed practitioners of a health career program of study with a desire to enter the field of Polysomnography . The course of study is 38 credit hours of specialization courses post Associates degree with didactic, laboratory and clinical rotations to meet the entry-level requirements of the Polysomnography field of study. Employment opportunities include public and private hospitals and polysomnography facilities.
A polysomnographic technologist (formerly called a polysomnographic technician) performs overnight polysomnograms on those with suspected sleep disorders.
The general education core will transfer to a variety of colleges and universities. Contact a counselor or faculty member at any of the colleges for specific information and to obtain the recommended sequencing of courses.
To meet graduation requirements for any of the certificate or degree programs in the polysomnography department, students must attain a grade of “C” or better in each major and general education course. Courses with grades less than a “C” must be repeated.
In addition, students must meet the Student Success Initiative requirements as established by Lone Star College System.
Student must have an associate of applied science degree or higher in a health occupations field. In addition, the student must have the appropriate, current credential for their occupation.
|PSGT||1115||Introduction to Polysomnography||1|
|PSGT||1305||Neurophysiology of Sleep||3|
|PSGT||1310||Neuroanatomy & Physiology||3|
|PSGT||1160||Polysomnography Clinical I||1|
|PSGT||2205||Sleep Scoring & Staging||2|
|RSPT||1310||Respiratory Care Procedures I||3|
TOTAL First Year Credits:
|RSPT||2139||Advanced Cardiac Life Support||1|
|PSGT||1360||Polysomnography Clinical II||3|
|PSGT||2250||Infant Pediatric Polysomnography||2|
|PSGT1||2661||Polysomnography Clinical III||6|
TOTALSecond Year Credits:
TOTAL Credits for Polysomnographic Technologist Certificate:
Note: Students must meet TSI requirements. See Lone.Star.edu/TSI for details.