The mission of the Stony Brook University Polysomnographic Technology Program is to offer the highest quality education and clinical skills in a learning environment that fosters critical thinking, encourages professional leadership, inspires research, and instills a strong appreciation of ethical values and human diversity.
This multifaceted program emphasizes the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) staging and scoring criteria, artifact recognition, Positive airway Pressure (PAP) therapy, pharmacology, sleep instrumentation, and clinical experience. Utilizing the standards established by the Committee on Accreditation for Polysomnography (CoAPSG), the established curriculum provides students with the opportunity to develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to be outstanding patient care providers and to improve overall sleep health throughout their surrounding communities.
The Polysomnographic Technology Program at Stony Brook University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org). The initial accreditation is valid from July 21, 2016 until July 31, 2021. The Polysomnographic Technology Program is an education program approved by the New York State Department of Education. Stony Brook University is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education (www.msche.org).
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