RESP325 : Sleep and Sleep Disorders

This course provides instruction on sleep and disorders which negatively affect sleep and wakefulness. Students will cover material required to prepare for the Sleep Disorder Specialist Exam, administered by the National Board of Respiratory Care. Emphasis will be placed on developing the necessary skills for sleep disorder testing and analysis of testing data, which includes scoring and reporting. Students will simulate the development, implementation and evaluation of treatment plans for a variety of patient scenarios. Simulations will also be used to demonstrate the knowledge of data and equipment maintenance, patient confidentiality, safety, and quality improvement programs.