Registered Polysomnographic Program
The Registered Polysomnographic Program registers individuals as Polysomnographic trainees, technicians or technologists.
Registered Polysomnographic Trainee: The registration is required for individuals under the direct supervision of a supervising physician and surgeon, polysomnographic technologist or other licensed health care professional who may provide basic supportive services as part of their educational program, including but not limited to gathering and verifying patient information, testing preparation and monitoring, documenting routine observations, data acquisition and scoring, and assisting with appropriate interventions for patient safety in California.
Registered Polysomnographic Technician: The registration is required for individuals who may perform the services that of a polysomnographic trainee under general supervision and may implement appropriate interventions necessary for patient safety in California.
Registered Polysomnographic Technologist: The registration is required for individuals who are responsible for the treatment, management, diagnostic testing, control, education, and care of patients with sleep and wake disorders in California.
Verification of Registered Polysomnography Program registrants may be obtained by contacting the Medical Board’s Consumer Information Unit at (916) 263-2382.
For more specific information regarding the Registered Polysomnographic Program registrants, you may directly contact the Registered Polysomnographic Program at the Medical Board of California:
Medical Board of California
Attn: Registered Polysomnographic Program
2005 Evergreen Street, Suite 1200
Sacramento, CA 95815