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The Sleep Technician's Flashcards, Second Edition

Author(s): William H. Spriggs, BS, RPSGT
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  • ISBN-13: 9781284030303
  • Flashcards    251 pages      © 2015
Price: $39.95 US List
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The Sleep Technician’s Flashcards are designed to test and reinforce students' knowledge base to prepare for the CPSGT and RPSGT board exams. This convenient study aid allows students to quiz themselves throughout their busy day. With 275 cards, these flashcards will help students maximize their comprehension of polysomnography and prepare them for their Certified Polysomnographic Technologist (CPSGT) and Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT) Examinations. All content is updated to reflect the ICSD-3, AASM, and BRPT changes.

Topics covered include:

  • Effects of Medicine on Sleep 
  • Patient Hookup and Measurements
  • Diagnostic Equipment
  • Calibrations and Montages
  • Artifacts and Troubleshooting
  • Policies and Procedures
  • Sleep Stage Scoring
  • Event Scoring
  • Electrocardiography
  • Reports and Calculations
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Drug Effects on Sleep
  • Terms and Definitions

 

William H. Spriggs, BS, RPSGT

Will Spriggs started working as a sleep technician in 1998 at Salt Lake Regional Medical Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. After earning his registry in polysomnography, he went on to receive bachelor’s degrees in psychology and sociology from the University of Utah. Mr. Spriggs has worked in various management positions within the field and went on to form Sleep Ed, LLC, a company designed for developing and selling educational products for sleep technicians. Upon moving to Dallas, Mr. Spriggs served as Director of Operations at Sleep Healers where he helped them to grow to be the largest sleep disorder company in North Texas.

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