This slide set prepares technicians for successful CPAP titration. It begins with basics of lung physiology and measurement of breathing. It includes a discussion of polysomnographic recording techniques and recognition of sleep related breathing disorders. The decision process involved in "split night" studies is reviewed with emphasis on Medicare guidelines. A sample algorithm for titration is provided. Advanced topics include the use of bi-level pressure and supplemental oxygen.
140 Slides with explanatory text, AASM Practice Parameters and position statements, references and a quiz.
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