The Eight Annual PSG Course and Workshop

The Eight Annual PSG Course and Workshop
04 May, 2013
University Sleep Disorders Centre in King Khalid University hospital, Faculty of medicine, King Saud University in cooperation with the national plan for science and technology at King Saud University, organized the eighth annual intensive PSG course for sleep disorder technician from 17th - 21st Jumada-II, 1434H / 27th April - 01st May, 2013G. It is worth mentioning that the excellence and uniqueness of University Sleep Disorders Centre to presenting this course, which is the first of its kind in the Kingdom and the Gulf region and the Middle East.
This course is designed to provide the participants with the knowledge and skills needed to perform all types of sleep studies. Participants of the program should know:
  • communicate and interact effectively with sleep disorders patients
  • They are trained in the physical and physiological aspects of sleep disorders
  • Familiarity with the different sleep disorders
  • Application of monitoring electrodes utilizing the 10-20 International system
  • Know about other ancillary monitoring equipment, calibrate monitoring equipment, and utilize proper montage and protocol used during PSG studies
  • Prepare the patient for testing and successfully perform PSG studies, to be familiar with EKG and EEG abnormalities
  • Use of proper documentation and note taking
  • Have a good understanding and be able to administer CPAP, BPAP, and Oxygen Therapy.
  • Good exposure to the scoring and analyzing of sleep records
  • The course is targeted individuals interested in sleep medicine technology, sleep technicians and medical professionals.
This course is attended by participants from inside and outside the Kingdom. The Centre organizes these courses to assist -in keeping with the mission and goals – to contribute to reduce the gap and lack of technical and technologist of sleep disorders in Saudi Arabia and the entire region.