AHL 702 - Neuromuscular Anatomy and Pathophysiology
3.2 Continuing Education Units (CEU). This course is not for Credit(s).
This course is designed to enable the student to learn the skills necessary to become a polysomnographic technician and to learn neuromuscular anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology asthey relate to sleep disorders. Topics to be covered include an introduction to the EEG, EMG and EOG . Prerequisite: Must successfully complete all courses in module I and II in the Sleep Technology Program.
1. .identify anatomical structures of the nervous muscular systems,
2. explain the physiology for the structures identified in the nervous and muscular systems,
3. explain how the nervous and muscular systems interact in relation to sleep and sleep disorders,
4. define the basic components of electricity and conduction of electricity,
5. explain how the electrical impulses relate to the functioning of the nervous and muscular systems,
6. explain how electrical impulses are depicted during sleep studies, and
7. develop the ability to successfully read electrical graphing of nervous and muscular system activity during a sleep study.
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