Courses in both the certificate and associate degree programs require clinical practice education. The purpose of clinical practice is to provide students an opportunity to gain experience in performing polysomnography while under the supervision of a clinical instructor. Clinical practice will include day and night rotations and will generally be 8 to 12 hours in length.
New Bern, NC
East Carolina University Internal Medicine Pulmonary Sleep Center
Nash General Hospital Sleep Center
Rocky Mount, NC
Physicians East Sleep Center
Pitt County Memorial Hospital Sleep Center
Wayne Memorial Hospital Sleep Center
Clinical facilities may require criminal background checks, drug screenings, credit checks, and/or proof of US citizenship prior to or during participation in the clinical portion of a program. Any expenses associated with these requirements are the responsibility of the student. Pending the outcome, clinical facilities may deny a student the opportunity to complete the clinical portion of a program. A student who is unable to complete the clinical portion of a program will not be able to graduate.
Criminal background checks, drug screenings, credit checks, and/or proof of US citizenship may also be required after graduation by examination boards, state licensing boards, and employing agencies. Pending the outcome, a graduate may be disqualified from examination eligibility, state licensure, and/or employment.