80-Hour Introductory Course

The 80-Hour Introductory Course provides training and education on the history of sleep medicine, sleep disorders, sleep studies, and patient care. This hands-on course equips trainees with critical knowledge needed to start working as a sleep technician, leading to a successful career as a sleep technologist.

Taking the Course

The course is required to be completed as the first step toward meeting the Focused Training pathway requirements. Taught by an accredited Introductory Course Provider, the course involves hands-on training, therefore is not available online. To begin, visit the Provider Directory for a list of providers.

Completing the Course

The course concludes with an online final exam consisting of 106 multiple choice questions based on the 80-Hour Introductory Course. The provider will inform students when they can take the final exam, prior to course completion.

Advancing onto the Modules

After passing the associated final exam, take the next step in your education by advancing onto a series of Online Self-Study Modules. The module series consists of interactive learning components, each of which is followed by a brief set of post-test questions.

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