About the Advanced PSG Scoring Course and Workshop

 

Course Description:

The Advanced Polysomnography Workshop is a two-days course designed to provide health professionals with broader and advanced knowledge and skills to effectively analyze and score unusual PSG manifestations. This is useful for individuals who aim to develop their expert skills in artifact correction, troubleshoot technical problems, scoring and interpreting sleep studies.

This course will equip participants with advanced skills to score and interpret:

  • Sleep Stages
  • Respiratory Events
  • EEG Arousals
  • Periodic Limb Movements
  • EMG and other movement disorders
  • Multiple Sleep Latency Test and Maintenance of Wakefulness Test
  • Polysomnography Hypnogram

Practical sessions will follow after each lecture through the use of record samples based or patterned from patients encountered.

Target Audience:

  • Sleep Technicians
  • Respiratory Therapists
  • Nurses
  • Physicians
  • Students
  • Researchers
  • Allied Health Professionals

It is preferable to have participants who had attended the four-day Polysomnography Course and Workshop or have some experience in conducting sleep studies.

Course Requirements:

Completing the pre-requisite USDC online modules is a must.

Pre-Requisites : Online Modules

       M1: Introduction to Polysomnography and Sleep Physiology

       M2: Introduction to Sleep Disordered Breathing

       M3: Fundamentals of EEG and other Biopotentials

       M4: Principles of Recording Physiologic Signals

       M5: Monitoring Respiratory Events during Sleep

       M6: Polysomnography Recording Systems

Course Objectives:

At the completion of this course, candidates will be expected to be professional in scoring:

  • Sleep Stages
  • Respiratory Events
  • EEG Arousals
  • Periodic Limb Movements
  • EMG and other movement disorders
  • Multiple Sleep Latency Test and Maintenance of Wakefulness Test
  • Artifact correction
  • Troubleshooting technical problems
  • Scoring unusual PSG manifestations

Using the latest AASM (American Academy of Sleep Medicine) Scoring Guidelines

For more Information, please call:

University Sleep Disorders Center
Tel.: +966 11 467 1784 - 467 9179  Fax: +966 11 467 1039
E-Mail: usdc@ksu.edu.sa

 

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