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2011-2012
Polysomnography Technologist
Certificate
Curriculum code 1441


Special Admission Requirements
The polysomnography program begins only during the fall semester and has special admission requirements and limited enrollment. Applicants are responsible for ensuring that all admission requirements are met and all documents and scores are submitted on time. Only complete application files will be reviewed for admission. Please carefully review the admission requirements.

Required Courses
(26 credit hours)
The following suggested schedule is based on full-time enrollment. BIO-115
(or BIO-180 and BIO-181) and MRT-110 must be completed within five years prior to the program admission deadline. The required PSG courses must be taken in the sequence shown. The additional courses may be completed prior to program admission or during the semester indicated.

For information about prerequisites and corequisites, please refer to the catalog.

Suggested Schedule
First Semester

14 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
BIO-115

5

Anatomy and Physiology BIO-180 and BIO-181 can meet this requirement.
PSG-105

4

Polysomnography Patient Care I   
PSG-110

3

Cardiopulmonary Physiology   
PSG-112

2

Sleep Study Scoring   
Total: 14

Second Semester
12 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
MRT-110

3

Medical Terminology   
MRT-130

1

Computers in Allied Health IMS-115 will meet this requirement.
PSG-115

4

Polysomnography Patient Care II   
PSG-120

4

Polysomnography Clinical Application   
Total: 12

Graduation Requirements
Successful completion of all course requirements and the minimum number of credit hours for the specific certificate; minimum overall grade point average of 2.0 in the courses required for the certificate; a minimum grade of C in all courses with a PSG prefix, at least 50 percent of the certificate hours must be completed at Moraine Valley; submission of graduation petition to the Records Office by published deadlines. (See college catalog for details.)

For More Information

Admissions Office
(708) 974-5355
admissions@morainevalley.edu
www.morainevalley.edu

Academic Advising Center
(708) 974-5721
advising@morainevalley.edu
www.morainevalley.edu/academicadvising
Program Coordinator
Debbie Guerrero
Office: B215
(708) 974-5774
guerrero@morainevalley.edu

Department Chairperson
Sue Phelan
Office: B205
(708) 974-5743
phelan@morainevalley.edu

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Cost of Program and Loan Debt
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Information and requirements may change without notice.

 
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