Alvin Community College polysomnography students became the teacher for several Houston-area physicians on July 7 to show them the technology used in sleep studies.
Physicians from the Baylor College of Medicine and the University of Texas College of Medicine sat down with sleep medicine students to walk through polysomnography procedures. The polysomnography students helped teach the doctors about using the equipment, software and procedures for the sleep studies.
Polysomnography graduates help with the treatment and diagnosis the causes of conditions like narcolepsy, sleep apnea and insomnia. ACC is home to the only polysomnography degree program in Texas and one of 15 throughout the United States.
For more information, call 281-756-5655 or visit www.alvincollege.edu/polysomnography.