Sleep Health A.A.S. Polysomnographic Technology Option


Program Accreditation


The Polysomnographic Technology Program is fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). The curriculum follows the guidelines suggested by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists. Inquiries regarding accreditation should be directed (CAAHEP). Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, (CoPSG) is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and/or the Secretary of the U.S., Department of Education. CAAHEP contact information: 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 33756, Phone: (727) 210-2350


Program Mission


Polysomnographic Technology, an Associate of Applied Science degree program, provides instruction and clinical practice in a distance learning format. The program will prepare students to achieve professional proficiency and acquire professional credentials in sleep medicine technology.


Program Educational Objective


  • The Polysomnography program prepares students for immediate employment anywhere in the United States in a high-demand health care profession.

Program Student Learning Outcomes


  1. Demonstrate the ability to review patient information and prepare for a polysomnogram.
  2. Demonstrate the ability to apply sensors correctly with acceptable impedances for data collection.
  3. Demonstrates ability to calibrate signals, document, and troubleshoot recording artifact.
  4. Demonstrates ability to accurately analyze and summarize adult PSG data.
  5. Demonstrates understanding of PAP and O2 theory, application and contraindications.
  6. Demonstrates knowledge of PAP therapy adherence, management, and patient education.

Summary of Program Student Learning Outcomes


During the 2016-17 academic year, the Respiratory Care & Sleep Health faculty formally assessed the student learning outcomes summarized in the annual program assessment report. Additional details can be found in department assessment records.


Program Curriculum Map


The curriculum map for the Polysomnographic Technology program can be found on the Oregon Tech website, www.oit.edu/catalog.


Annual Program Assessment Reports

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2017-18 Sleep Health A.A.S. Polysomnographic Technology Option Assessment ReportPDF279.31 KB Download
2016-17 Sleep Health A.A.S. Polysomnographic Technology Option Assessment ReportPDF1.68 MB Download
2016 CAAHEP ReportPDF35.10 KB Download
2015-16 Sleep Health A.A.S. Polysomnographic Technology Option Assessment ReportPDF180.77 KB Download
2015 CAAHEP ReportPDF32.14 KB Download
2014-15 Sleep Health A.A.S. Polysomnographic Technology Option Assessment ReportPDF435.53 KB Download
2014 CAAHEP ReportPDF31.05 KB Download
2013-14 Sleep Health A.A.S. Polysomnographic Technology Option Assessment ReportPDF441.67 KB Download
2013 CAAHEP ReportPDF30.05 KB Download
2012-13 Sleep Health A.A.S. Polysomnographic Technology Option Assessment ReportPDF425.60 KB Download
2012 CAAHEP Report PDF27.09 KB Download
2011-12 Sleep Health A.A.S. Polysomnographic Technology Option Assessment ReportPDF426.30 KB Download
2010-11 Sleep Health A.A.S. Polysomnographic Technology Option Assessment ReportPDF411.77 KB Download
2009-10 Sleep Health A.A.S. Polysomnographic Technology Option Assessment ReportPDF370.03 KB Download
2008-09 Sleep Health A.A.S. Polysomnographic Technology Option Assessment ReportPDF80.65 KB Download
2007-08 Sleep Health A.A.S. Polysomnographic Technology Option Assessment ReportPDF19.55 KB Download

Michael Schwartz

Michael Schwartz, Assessment Coordinator

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