80 Hour Pep course
First Sleep School
2021 Course Dates
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the ALL sessions in 2021 WILL be hosted virtually via ZOOM and not on campus like normal.
2022 Course Dates
Additional course dates are available by student request. (3 student minimum enrollment)
This live course of instruction prepares individuals for entry-level jobs as a polysomnographic technician, a.k.a. sleep technician. Students will learn the basics of performing the typical operational tasks as a sleep technician as well as adult and pediatric sleep studies performed within a hospital based or free-standing sleep disorder center. Upon completion of this program students will be able to understand the role and scope of the sleep technician within a sleep center, educate the patient on basic elements of sleep related disorder, perform basics of patient hookups, perform diagnostic sleep studies, perform therapeutic sleep studies with the use of positive airway devices such as CPAP and BiPAP, perform daytime hypersomnia studies such as Multiple Sleep Latency Tests (MSLT) and Maintenance of Wakefulness Tests (MWT).
Approved by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT) for Pathway #3 of the CPSGT & Pathway #4 of the RPSGT Exams.
First Sleep School is an approved Focused 2 STAR provider with the BRPT, school number F2006.
If you have not already obtained your separate Self Study training, we also offer the 100% online “Self Study” portion, at an additional cost, to help meet your eligibility for the BRPT. Both, the Self Study and 80 Hour In-Person Training, are required to meet the CPSGT exam eligibility under Pathway #3 and RPSGT exam eligibility under Pathway #4. As listed on the BRPT website, we are a STAR-designated Self Study education program AND a STAR-designated focused 2 program.
Courses held at North Central Texas College – Corinth Campus