Product Spotlight: Essentials of Sleep Technology - CPAP Titration CD-ROM & Materials
American Academy of Sleep Medicine
Thursday, April 10, 2008
This slide set prepares technicians for successful CPAP titration. It begins with basics of lung physiology and measurement of breathing. It includes a discussion of polysomnographic recording techniques and recognition of sleep related breathing disorders. The decision process involved in "split night" studies is reviewed with emphasis on Medicare guidelines. A sample algorithm for titration is provided. Advanced topics include the use of bi-level pressure and supplemental oxygen.
140 Slides with explanatory text, AASM Practice Parameters and position statements, references and a quiz.