- To introduce and review basic medical terminology and medical concepts
- To introduce and review basic sleep medicine and sleep technology terminology and concepts
- To recognize and describe the purpose and use of equipment in polysomnography
- To demonstrate accepted standards of electrode and sensor placement
- To recognize and describe the fundamental rules of polysomnographic analysis
- To explore and assess the role of the technologist in the diagnosis and treatment of the patient with sleep related breathing disorders
- To examine normal sleep and sleep disorders from a multi-disciplinary medical perspective.
- High School Diploma or GED
- Basic Computer Skills
In order to receive a certification of completion for the 80-hour A-STEP training program, the following terms must be accepted by the student. Any exception to the policy is at the discretion of the A-STEP director.
- Agreement to adhere to the Code of Conduct
- Agreement to demonstrate a competent mock patient hook up to the satisfaction of a technical instructor
- Agreement to complete the online 24 hour component within the time specified by the School
- Agreement to attend all lectures and workshops during the live 7-day session
This course is designed for individuals without experience who wish to enter the field of sleep technology. It is also appropriate for the new sleep technologist or allied healthcare professional, who seeks an introduction to or review of sleep medicine and polysomnography.
Atlanta courses are offered in our classroom facility at Center Pointe II, 1100 Johnson Ferry Rd., Suite 580, Atlanta, GA 30342. Technician attendees will utilize nearby affiliate sleep laboratories for the practical hands-on component of the course.
All courses offered by the Atlanta School of Sleep Medicine & Technology are the sole property of the School, therefore any unauthorized distribution of course material is strictly prohibited including the sharing of student login information. Any students who violate the terms and conditions of use for School owned material will be restricted from accessing any further courses, without receiving a refund for their purchase. Any questions or concerns regarding this disclaimer may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (678) 651-2000.