Polysomnography Specialty Option in the Respiratory Care Program


Polysomnography Photograph

To prepare sleep disorder specialists with demonstrated competence in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains of polysomnography practice as performed by sleep disorder specialists (SDS).

The Respiratory Care Program also offers an accredited Polysomnography Specialty Option (400134) leading to a certificate of completion in Polysomnography. The number of students enrolled in the Polysomnography Specialty Option (PSO) is limited to approximately 15. Graduates of the Polysomnography Specially Option are eligible to take the Sleep Disorders Specialty (SDS) examination upon earning CRT or RRT credentials.  Please visit www.NBRC.org for further information, exam eligibility, and requirements.

The Respiratory Care Program (200134) is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care.  

Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care
264 Precision Blvd
Telford, TN  37690
Phone: (817) 283-2835

CoARC accredits respiratory therapy education programs in the United States. To achieve this end, it utilizes an ‘outcome based’ process. Programmatic outcomes are performance indicators that reflect the extent to which the educational goals of the program are achieved and by which program effectiveness is documented. https://coarc.com/students/programmatic-outcomes-data/

For Student Outcomes and Employment Rates, please click here.

The Respiratory Care Program is also an education program approved by the New York State Department of Education. Stony Brook University is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education Accreditation (last reaffirmed 11/19/09) located at 3624 Market Street, 2nd Floor West, Philadelphia, PA, 19104, Telephone: (267) 284–5000, www.msche.org.