Program News

Cougar Paw Print   May 2018

AAS Class of 2018

The Collin College Polysomnographic Technology Program has graduated its fifth AAS cohort and its third Certificate cohort. Congratulations to the Class of 2018 and best wishes as you take your boards and enter the workforce!

The Collin College Polysomnographic Technology Program has been granted continuing accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation for Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), with the next comprehensive evaluation to occur no later than 2028.

Cougar Paw Print   June 2017

 Megan Mackay AAST Award

Polysomnographic Technology Class of 2016 graduate Megan Mackay received the 2017 American Association of Sleep Technologists (AAST) New Technologist of the Year Award at the SLEEP 2017 Conference in Boston, MA on June 5, 2017. The award is given to a recent graduate of an accredited sleep technology education program who has passed the ABSM or BRPT credentialing exam and attained the RST or RPSGT credential within the past year.

Cougar Paw Print   May 2017

Class of 2017 AAS

 The Collin College Polysomnographic Technology Program has graduated its fourth AAS cohort and its second Certificate cohort. Congratulations to the Class of 2017 and best of luck as you take your boards and enter the workforce!

 Cougar Paw Print  January 2017

Program Coordinator Amber Allen has been named to the board of directors for the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists. Read the press release here.

Cougar Paw Print   May 2016

Class of 2016 Polysom AAS

The Collin College Polysomnographic Technology Program has graduated its third AAS cohort and its first Certificate cohort. Congratulations to the Class of 2016 and best of luck as you take your boards and enter the workforce!

Cougar Paw Print   September 2015

The Polysomnographic Technology Program is featured in the September 2015 issue of Allen Image Magazine. Read the article on pages 24 and 25 here.

Amber Allen (Program Coordinator), Karen Smart (Faculty/Clinical Coordinator), and Dr. David Ostransky (Medical Director) were speakers at the 9th Annual BRPT Symposium on September 18 and 19, 2015, in Dallas, TX.

Cougar Paw Print   May 2015

The Collin College Polysomnographic Technology Program has graduated its second class. Congratulations to the Class of 2015 and best of luck as you take your boards and enter the workforce!

Cougar Paw Print   February 2015
Magazine Article
Collin College Polysomnographic Technology AAS Class of 2016 student, Uzma Rashid, has been named the winner of the fifth Andrea Patterson Memorial Scholarship, a $2,500 scholarship awarded by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT). This scholarship is awarded annually to one promising student of polysomnography in a CAAHEP or CoARC accredited program. This is the second year in a row that a polysomnographic technology student from Collin College has won this distinguished award. For more information, click here.

Cougar Paw Print   September 2014

Program Coordinator, Amber Allen, was a speaker at the 8th Annual BRPT Symposium on September 6 and 7, 2014 in Portland, OR. She gave lectures on adolescent sleep, sleep forensics, and sleep education.

Cougar Paw Print   June 2014

The Polysomnographic Technology Program and Class of 2014 members Vivian Dailey and Michael Monk are featured in the June 2014 issue of Plano Profile Magazine. Read the article on pages 68 and 69 here.

Cougar Paw Print   May 2014

The Collin College Polysomnographic Technology Program has graduated its first class. Congratulations to the Class of 2014 and best of luck as you take your boards and enter the workforce!

Cougar Paw Print   February 2014

Collin College Polysomnographic Technology AAS Class of 2015 student, Euisun Field, has been named the winner of the fourth Andrea Patterson Memorial Scholarship, a $2,500 scholarship awarded by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT). This scholarship is awarded annually to one promising student of polysomnography in a CAAHEP or CoARC accredited program. For more information, click here.

Cougar Paw Print   July 2013

Program Coordinator, Amber Allen, and Medical Director, Dr. David Ostransky, were speakers at the Texas Society for Respiratory Care's 6th Annual Sleep Conference on July 10 in Dallas, TX.

Cougar Paw Print   May 2013
CAAHEP logo
The Polysomnographic Technology Program has been awarded initial accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).


Cougar Paw Print   August 2012

The Polysomnographic Technology Program welcomed its first cohort of students in the AAS track.

Cougar Paw Print   May 2012

The Polysomnographic Technology Program is featured in the May 2012 issue of Allen Image Magazine. Read the article here.

Cougar Paw Print   February 2012

The Polysomnographic Technology Program, Program Coordinator Amber Allen, and Medical Director Dr. David Ostransky are featured in the article "Sleep" in the February 2012 issue of McKinney Living Magazine.

The Polysomnographic Technology Program is now on Facebook. Check out the program's page here.

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