Montgomery College 2018-2019 Catalog 
    
    Sep 29, 2020  
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POSM 207 - Legal and Ethical Issues for Sleep Technologists


TP/SS

An introduction to the legal aspects and ethical issues that pertain to the field of sleep medicine technology. Emphasis is placed on how to navigate the provision of high-quality patient care while being mindful of the scope of practice for polysomnographic technologists. Clinical and mana­gerial aspects of this topic are also discussed. PRE- or COREQUISITE(S): POSM 102  or consent of department. Assessment Level(s): ENGL 101 /ENGL 101A  and READ 120 . Three hours each week.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon completion of the class, the student will be able to:

  • Identify ethical issues that are applicable to sleep technologists.
  • Identify legal issues affecting sleep health professionals.
  • Recognize the difference between morality and ethics.
  • Explain the expected behaviors of sleep technologists in a patient care setting.
  • Identify HIPAA guidelines in respective to sleep health professionals.
  • Navigate the social media terrain.
  • Define consent and the various types consent.
  • Define the role of a sleep health professional in sleep research.


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