DENT 6105EX - Fundamentals of Sleep Technology

External - Semester 2 - 2014

Students are able to apply basic principles of electrical activity and physics to the measurement of biopotentials; explain the standard equipment and instrumentation utilised in laboratory-based and portable sleep monitoring systems; differentiate the polysomnography (PSG) protocols Multiple Sleep Latency Test (MSLT), Maintenance of Wakefulness Test (MWT) and standard PSG and therapy PSG; justify the presence/absence of sleep, sleep stage and normal/abnormal sleep based upon the signal characteristics from PSG; perform basic analysis and scoring of sleep studies according to standard guidelines; and recognise the significance of principles of data management, professionalism, ethical behaviour and medical confidentiality.

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