Need sleep tech education? Go to the source!NEW! Artifact A distortion in an image or sound caused by a limitation or malfunction in the hardware or software. Artifacts may or may not be easily detectable. Under intense inspection, one might find artifacts all the time, but a few pixels out of balance or a few milliseconds of abnormal sound & Troubleshooting Troubleshooting is a form of problem solving. It is the systematic search for the source of a problem so that it can be solved. Troubleshooting is often a process of elimination - eliminating potential causes of a problem. Guide
Full-color booklet with Polysomnographic recording samples designed to assist in troubleshooting during data acquisition, or as a reference during scoring records. Each artifact sample lists separate plates and 1) describes the artifact, 2) gives an illustration of the artifact, 3) lists potential causes or source of the problem, and 4) lists strategies for correcting the artifact. The guide is a must have and is ideal to keep next to the sleep lab computer monitor for quick reference.
NEW! 2003 Demographic, Salary & Educational Needs Survey
Identifies PSG PSG,
n polysomnograph; polygraph performed during sleep. Physiological variables such as pulse, blood pressure, and respiration are monitored and charted. practice environments, technologist characteristics, compensation, and education.
APT (Automatic Programmed Tools) A high-level programming language used to generate instructions for numerical control machines.
1. (language) APT - Automatically Programmed Tools.
2. (company) APT - Audio Processing Technology. Flashcards
Referenced study questions.
Technologist Self Assessment Exam
Study for the certification exam.
Filter Settings and Calibrations: Simple Explanation for a Complex Procedure
Award-winning educational material by Edwin Cintron, RPSGT RPSGT Registered Polysomnographic Technologist .
R & K Scoring Manual by A. Rechtschaffen and A. Kales
World renowned--standardized sleep stage terminology, techniques & scoring system Noun 1. scoring system - a system of classifying according to quality or merit or amount
classification system - a system for classifying things .
NEW! Normal & Abnormal Record Review Flashcards
This is a second generation of the APT "family of flashcards" and deals in depth with normal and abnormal Polysomnographic recording samples. Each plate depicts a graphic sample on one side, and on the reverse side lists the appropriate normal or abnormal sample title. Great for those studying to attain their RPSGT credential credential verb To determine or verify titles, qualifications, documents, completion of required training, and continuing education, in those persons who function in a professional or official capacity–eg, ER physician, neurosurgeon, etc. Cf Credentials. , or for those entering the field of Sleep Medicine & Technology. No large books to carry around! These flashcards are compact enough to carry in a backpack to and from work or class!
Basic Course CD
Target audience: physicians, technologists or home care practitioners. Includes "realtime" video alongside an electronic presentation. Includes CD, booklet and review test to complete and return for 9 CEC (Central Electronic Complex) The set of hardware that defines a mainframe, which includes the CPU(s), memory, channels, controllers and power supplies included in the box. Some CECs, such as IBM's Multiprise 2000 and 3000, include data storage devices as well. credits. Extremely popular! Institutional Version--same as above PLUS CECs for 5 employees.
Review Course CD, 2nd Edition
Intense review for the registry exam. Includes "realtime" video alongside an electronic presentation. Includes CD, booklet and review test to complete and return for 14 CEC credits. Institutional Version--same as above PLUS CECs for 5 employees.
BONUS! APT Silver Anniversary Cookbook--Celestial Delectables
A collection of treasured, time-honored recipes and artistic collections by APT Members.
The Association of Polysomnographic Technologists
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