RPSGT Exam Secrets Study Guide

Author: Mometrix Media LLC
Publisher: Mometrix Media Llc
ISBN: 1610728335
Release Date: 2014-03-31
Genre: Medical

***Includes Practice Test Questions*** RPSGT Exam Secrets helps you ace the Registered Polysomnographic Technologist Examination without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive RPSGT Exam Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. RPSGT Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to RPSGT Exam Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Don't Panic, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families; A comprehensive Content review including: Montage, Electroencephalogram, Face Electrodes, Anterior Tibialis Electromyogram, Pulse Oximetry, Chronic Insomnia, Narcolepsy, Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Central Alveolar Hypoventilation Syndrome, Circadian Rhythm Sleep, Restless Legs Syndrome, Nightmare Disorder, Sleepwalking Disorder, Parasomnias, Amphetamines, Alzheimer's Disease, Pediatrics, Presleep Questionnaire, Kinesthetic, Bloom's Taxonomy, Knowles' Theory of Andragogy, Cognitive Impairment, Visual Impairment, Calibrating Equipment, Stanford Sleepiness Scale, Fatigue Severity Scale, Cardioballistic, Wakefulness Test, Wrist Actigraphy, Infant Polysomnograms, Neuromuscular Disorders, Spinal Cord Injury, Myelomeningocele, Spina Bifida, Noninvasive Ventilation, and much more...

Registered Sleep Technologist Exam Secrets Study Guide

Author: Mometrix Media LLC
Publisher: Mometrix Media Llc
ISBN: 1627331654
Release Date: 2014-03-31
Genre: Medical

***Includes Practice Test Questions*** Registered Sleep Technologist Exam Secrets helps you ace the Sleep Technologist Registry Examination without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive Registered Sleep Technologist Exam Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. Registered Sleep Technologist Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to RST Exam Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Don't Panic, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families; A comprehensive Content review including: Montage, Electroencephalogram, Face Electrodes, Anterior Tibialis Electromyogram, Pulse Oximetry, Chronic Insomnia, Narcolepsy, Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Central Alveolar Hypoventilation Syndrome, Circadian Rhythm Sleep, Restless Legs Syndrome, Nightmare Disorder, Sleepwalking Disorder, Parasomnias, Amphetamines, Alzheimer's Disease, Pediatrics, Presleep Questionnaire, Kinesthetic, Bloom's Taxonomy, Knowles' Theory of Andragogy, Cognitive Impairment, Visual Impairment, Calibrating Equipment, Stanford Sleepiness Scale, Fatigue Severity Scale, Cardioballistic, Wakefulness Test, Wrist Actigraphy, Infant Polysomnograms, Neuromuscular Disorders, Spinal Cord Injury, Myelomeningocele, Spina Bifida, Noninvasive Ventilation, and much more...

Fundamentals of Sleep Technology

Author: Teofilo Lee-Chiong, M.D.
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781451132038
Release Date: 2012-06-01
Genre: Medical

Fundamentals of Sleep Technology provides a thorough understanding of the use of polysomnography and other technologies in the evaluation and management of sleep disorders. Coverage includes in-depth reviews of the neurophysiology and cardiopulmonary aspects of sleep, along with the pathophysiology of sleep disorders. Detailed sections on polysomnography include recording procedures, identifying and scoring sleep stages and sleep-related events, and report generation. Chapters discuss therapeutic interventions including positive airway pressure, supplemental oxygen, surgical and pharmacologic treatments, and patient education. A section focuses on pediatric sleep disorders and polysomnography. Also included are chapters on establishing and managing a sleep center and accrediting a sleep program. Fundamentals of Sleep Technology is endorsed by American Association of Sleep Technologists (AAST). AAST committees oversaw the development of this book, defining the table of contents, recruiting the Editors, and providing most of the contributors.

RPSGT Exam Practice Questions RPSGT Practice Tests Review for the Registered Polysomnographic Technologist Examination

Author: Mometrix Media
Publisher: Mometrix Media Llc
ISBN: 1630940275
Release Date: 2014-01-13
Genre: Medical

RPSGT Exam Practice Questions are the simplest way to prepare for the Registered Polysomnographic Technologist Examination. Practice is an essential part of preparing for a test and improving a test taker's chance of success. The best way to practice taking a test is by going through lots of practice test questions. Our RPSGT Exam Practice Questions give you the opportunity to test your knowledge on a set of questions. You can know everything that is going to be covered on the test and it will not do you any good on test day if you have not had a chance to practice. Repetition is a key to success and using practice test questions allows you to reinforce your strengths and improve your weaknesses. Detailed answer explanations are also included for each question. It may sound obvious, but you have to know which questions you missed (and more importantly why you missed them) to be able to avoid making the same mistakes again when you take the real test. That's why our RPSGT Exam Practice Questions include answer keys with detailed answer explanations. These in-depth answer explanations will allow you to better understand any questions that were difficult for you or that you needed more help to understand.

Essentials of Polysomnography

Author: William H. Spriggs
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 9781284030280
Release Date: 2014-05-15
Genre: Health & Fitness

Essentials of Polysomnography, Second Edition is a 386-page full color text designed specifically for sleep technicians and professionals. The new compact design and layout includes the same amount of content from the First Edition, with updated content and images. This textbook is written by William H. Spriggs, a certified sleep technician, and is used in hospitals, sleep labs, physician offices, and colleges and universities around the world. The Second Edition is ideal for training new sleep technicians, and students interested in studying polysomnography, as well as physicians, sleep lab managers, DME reps, and sleep lab front office staff members. The new edition's content and questions reflect the new ICSD-3 classifications, AASM Rules and address the BRPT new exam blueprints as well as the revised AASM Manual for the Scoring of Sleep and Associated Events released in July 2013, content includes: An overview of normal sleep and the history of sleep disorders Patient education and the patient flow process Life as a Sleep Technician Patient Hookup Procedures Polysomnography overview and interpretation Pediatric sleep medicine Hundreds of sample epochs depicting sleep stages, artifacts, and events New Chapters/Topics in the Second Edition include: Medical and Neurological effects on sleep Effects of Medicine on Sleep Updated, as well as more, coverage on ECG All content is updated to reflect the ICSD-3, AASM, and BRPT changes

The Sleep Technician s Pocket Guide

Author: William H. Spriggs
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 9781449660482
Release Date: 2010-11-15
Genre: Medical

The Sleep Technician’s Pocket Guide contains all the information sleep technicians need at their fingertips while in the sleep lab—patient hookup, artifacts/troubleshooting, scoring, EKG rhythms, procedures and protocol, drugs and medications, and other basic information for quick reference. Each section is tabbed and color-coded for fast reference. This handy pocket-sized reference guide created specifically for Sleep Technicians offers just the right amount of information to help guide actions in the lab. Pages are waterproof and stainproof!

Fundamentals of Sleep Technology Workbook

Author: Rita Brooks
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781496300522
Release Date: 2014-11-11
Genre: Medical

Fundamentals of Sleep Technology Workbook will be a companion title to Fundamentals of Sleep Technology, 2e, and will serve to reinforce and facilitate the reader's comprehension of material learned in the main text. The workbook, like the main text, will be an official text of the American Association of Sleep Technologists. The primary audiences for this text are sleep technologists and those currently enrolled in sleep technology programs.

The Sleep Technician s Flash Cards

Author: William H. Spriggs
Publisher:
ISBN: 057801954X
Release Date: 2009-10-01
Genre: Medical

A collection of flash cards designed to help sleep technicians learn terms, definitions, patient hookups, diagnosis, and scoring for sleep patients.

Atlas of Polysomnography

Author: James D. Geyer
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781469801797
Release Date: 2012-10-09
Genre: Medical

This text/atlas is a unique source of practical information for clinicians who must interpret polysomnography tracings of the neonate, infant, child, and adult. Most atlases show only the images of the various findings; this atlas emphasizes how to actually interpret and report on the polysomnography findings. In the Second Edition, the authors have expanded the captions to include both explanations and helpful hints as well as formal interpretation. The book is organized into sections that allow it to be both comprehensive and practical. This edition has been expanded to cover the breadth and depth of neonatal and pediatric sleep.

Polysomnography for the Sleep Technologist

Author: Bonnie Robertson
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323292689
Release Date: 2014-04-14
Genre: Medical

The only sleep technology text written by experienced polysomnography educators, Polysomnography for the Sleep Technologist: Instrumentation, Monitoring, and Related Procedures covers the procedural knowledge you need to understand sleep studies. A sequential learning model systematically covers electronics, instrumentation, recording parameters, data acquisition, ancillary equipment, troubleshooting, recording quality, infection control, basic positive pressure therapy, and cardiopulmonary monitoring and intervention essential to polysomnography. In-depth discussions of polysomnographic technology in the clinical evaluation, physiological monitoring and testing, instrumentation, diagnosis, infection control, management and prevention of a wide spectrum of sleep-related disorders and daytime alertness offers comprehensive coverage of polysomnography technology. Expert content written by the same authors who were instrumental in producing a standardized model curriculum outline. Unique sequential approach builds concepts over time and simplifies the material’s complexity. Over 150 full-color graphs, charts, and illustrations supply visual guidance. End-of-chapter review questions help you assess your knowledge and prepare for certification as a sleep technologist. Chapter outlines, learning objectives, key terms and a bulleted chapter summary supplies a standard format to help you identify and focus on key content.

Principles and Practice of Sleep Medicine

Author: Meir H. Kryger
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781437736090
Release Date: 2010-11-01
Genre: Medical

Principles and Practice of Sleep Medicine, 5th Edition, by Meir H. Kryger, MD, FRCPC, Thomas Roth, PhD, and William C. Dement, MD, PhD, delivers the comprehensive, dependable guidance you need to effectively diagnose and manage even the most challenging sleep disorders. Updates to genetics and circadian rhythms, occupational health, sleep in older people, memory and sleep, physical examination of the patient, comorbid insomnias, and much more keep you current on the newest areas of the field. A greater emphasis on evidence-based approaches helps you make the most well-informed clinical decisions. And, a new more user-friendly, full-color format, both in print and online, lets you find the answers you need more quickly and easily. Whether you are preparing for the new sleep medicine fellowship examination, or simply want to offer your patients today's best care, this is the one resource to use! Make optimal use of the newest scientific discoveries and clinical approaches that are advancing the diagnosis and management of sleep disorders. Stay on top of the hottest topics in sleep medicine with 56 new chapters, including: Postpartum Sleep Disturbances Fatigue Risk Management What does Brain Imaging Reveal about Sleep Genesis and Maintenance? Physician Examination of the Sleep Patient Forensic Sleep Medicine Pathophysiology and Models of Insomnia Treatment of Insomnia: Developing Treatment Guidelines Restrictive Lung Disorders Sleep Medicine in the Elderly: Obstructive Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Metabolic, and Renal Disorders Sleep Apnea, Obesity and Bariatric Surgery Sleep and Renal Disease Theories of Dreaming Why We Dream Sleep, Stress, and Burnout Evaluating Sleep EEG and Sleep Stage Scoring And more Master the newest areas in the field with 5 new sections covering: Sleep Mechanisms and Phylogeny Genetics of Sleep Physiology in Sleep Occupational Sleep Medicine Sleep Medicine in the Elderly Apply evidence-based approaches wherever available. Find answers more easily thanks to a new user-friendly, full-color format. Access the complete contents online from any computer and perform rapid searches on any topic. Follow links to PubMed abstracts for most bibliographical references. Access regular updates reflecting important new clinical developments. View video clips demonstrating key manifestations of sleep disturbances and interviews with sleep medicine pioneers and thought leaders. Enhance your knowledge with hundreds of self-assessment questions. Download patient education handouts in multiple languages. Import all of the images and tables into PowerPoint.

Atlas of Clinical Polysomnography Second Edition

Author: Nic Butkov
Publisher:
ISBN: 061534920X
Release Date: 2010-12-23
Genre:

Completely revised and updated for 2011, the second edition of the Atlas of Clinical Polysomnography builds on the excellence of the first, presenting an extensive collection of normal and abnormal sleep recording samples with clear supporting textual points and concepts. Utilizing the original 12" by 12" format with foldout pages, each sleep recording sample is meticulously reproduced to preserve every important detail. The new Atlas has been revised to include recent changes and conventions while maintaining a balanced historical and global perspective. The second edition has also been expanded to include the following: * An extensive overview of polysomnography, presented in a manner that is comprehensive, yet easy to understand. * A step-by-step description of electrode and sensor application, with detailed color photographs demonstrating each step of the application process. * A comprehensive overview of the polysomnographic features of sleep disordered breathing, offering a unique and practical perspective regarding clinically-relevant data interpretation. * A systematic review of the new scoring rules, with relevant commentary and discussion. * An in-depth discussion of all current positive airway pressure (PAP) treatment modalities, including CPAP, bi-level PAP, bi-level S/T, adaptive servo-ventilation, and various other PAP options. * An extensive collection of actual-size sleep recording samples with clear and easy-to-understand supporting text.