SCC's Polysomnographic Technology program prepares students for entry-level positions in Sleep Medicine. Sleep technologists work under the supervision of a licensed physician to assist in the education, evaluation, treatment, and follow-up of sleep disorders for patients of all ages. The Polysomnographic Technology program is open to students who have obtained a minimum of an associate degree from an Allied Health program, or have met the program prerequisite courses.
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SCC's program is part-time
comprised of nine credit hours per quarter. The program is two
quarters in length (or six months). The program is offered online,
with clinical rotations being completed at an approved sleep
disorders center. Students will complete a comprehensive
program in patient assessment, equipment calibration, data
acquisition, diagnostic evaluation, therapeutic modalities and
follow-up care of patients. Students are encouraged to select sleep
disorders centers near their home to complete their clinical
A Certificate in Polysomnographic
Technology is awarded upon completion of the program. Graduates of the program will be eligible to
take the Registered Polysomnographic Technologist exam offered by
the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists.
The Polysomnographic Technology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the on recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Polysomnographic Technologist Education (CoAPSG):Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158Clearwater, FL 33763727-210-2350 www.caahep.org
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Southeast Community College is a State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement Institution.
As a State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement Institution, we are unable to offer online or distance courses to students in the following states/areas: California and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.
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Students are required to complete 150 contact hours of clinical education.
Clinical and laboratory work will be completed in an approved local sleep
center. Sleep center approval and contracts will be completed on an individual