SLEEP LAB TECHNICIAN Skillsheet

AGE SPECIFIC
Understands the normal growth and development of each age group and adapts care accordingly
                             
Understands the different communication needs for each age group and changes communication methods and terminology accordingly
                             
Understands the different safety risks for each age group and alters the environment accordingly
                             
Understands the different medications, dosages and possible side effects for each age group and administers medications appropriately
                             
ANCILLARY EQUIPMENT
End Tidal CO2 Monitors
                             
Esophageal pH
                             
Nasal Pressure Transducers
                             
Inductive Plethysmorgraphy
                             
Transcutaneous CO2 Monitors
                             
Snore Transducers
                             
EQUIPMENT
Respironics Bipap S-D
                             
Respironics Bipap ST/D
                             
Respironics Maestro
                             
Respironics Virtuoso
                             
Alice 3 and 4
                             
Humidifiers
                             
Grass Analog System
                             
Grass Digital System
                             
Biological DOS Based System
                             
Biological Windows Based System
                             
Embla
                             
Compumedics
                             
Cadwell
                             
Digitrace
                             
Teca
                             
Nicolet
                             
Medcare
                             
RemBrandt
                             
Sandman
                             
Sandman NT
                             
Stellate
                             
Sensor Medics Windows Based System
                             
Sensor Medics DOS Based System
                             
Nihon Koden Analog
                             
Nihon Koden Digital
                             
Medgraphics Lab
                             
Medgraphics P-Series
                             
Sullivan VPAP
                             
Sullivan CPAP
                             
Light Therapy
                             
Puritan Bennett Knight Star 316
                             
Puritan Bennett Knight Star 320
                             
Puritan Bennett Knight Star 335
                             
Healthdyne Tranquility
                             
EQUIPMENT , SKILLS AND STUDIES
Electrocardiogram Rhythms
                             
Electroencephalagram Rhythms
                             
REM Behavioral Disorder Precautions
                             
Scoring
                             
Perform EEG
                             
Perform ECG
                             
Seizure Study
                             
Sleep Logs
                             
Insomnia
                             
Multiple Sleep Latency Test (MSLT)
                             
Wake Study
                             
Sleep Walking Study
                             
Night Terror Study / Precautions
                             
Baseline Studies
                             
Split Night Studies
                             
Full EEG Studies
                             
Parasomnia Studies
                             
Neuromuscular Studies
                             
Audio Visual Monitoring
                             
Sleep Study Sleep Lab
                             
Portable Sleep Study
                             
Headache (Migraine, Tension, etc.)
                             
Research Studies (ETOH, Drugs, etc.)
                             
Maintenance of Wakefulness (MWT)
                             
Artifact Recognition & Trouble Shooting
                             
Trouble Shooting Equipment
                             
Nasotracheal Suctioning
                             
Endotracheal Suctioning
                             
ABG Drawing
                             
ABG Interpretation
                             
Pediatric Polysomnography
                             
MEDICATIONS
Albuterol (Proventil)
                             
Atrovent Alupent
                             
Combivent
                             
D-Nase
                             
Dopamine
                             
Intal (Cromlyn-Sodium)
                             
Morphine Sulfate
                             
Pavulon
                             
Pentamidine
                             
Racemic Epinephrine (Vaponefrin)
                             
Ribaviran
                             
Steroids
                             
Tobramycin
                             
Vanceril
                             
PREPARATION, SKILLS AND STUDIES
Standard 10-20 Hook up
                             
Full Head Hook Up
                             
Seizure Hook Up
                             
Patient Pre-Study Calibration
                             
Patient CPAP/IPAP Trails
                             
Oxygen Set Up
                             
Oxygen Titrating
                             
Nasal Mask Fitting
                             
Nasal Ventilation
                             
Full Mask Fitting
                             
Nasal Pillows
                             
Nasal Prong Interfaces
                             
Oracle
                             
Oximetry
                             
CPAP Titration
                             
Bi Level Titration
                             
Placement of Body Electrodes
                             
Esophageal Pressure Tube Insertion
                             
Thoracic and Abdominal Belts
                             
Vascular Stenting
                             
Visceral Angiography
                             
Paper Graph Systems
                             
Digital Systems
                             
Actigraphy
                             

 

SUPPLEMENTAL  
 

RPSGT

BLS

BRFT

Hospitals

Yes No

Clinics

Yes No

Nursing Homes

Yes No

Home Health

Yes No