Neurology & Psychiatry

Spriggs’s Essentials of Polysomnography 3rd Edition

Spriggs’s Essentials of Polysomnography 3rd Edition

Spriggs's Essentials of Polysomnography 3rd Edition

Spriggs’s Essentials of Polysomnography, Third Edition is a comprehensive, full-color text designed specifically for sleep technicians and professionals. The Third Edition has earned its place as the touchstone for hospitals, sleep labs, physicians’ offices,

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Lisa M. Endee, MPH, RRT-SDS, RPSGT, RST Lisa Endee is a Clinical Associate Professor of Polysomnographic Technology and Respiratory Care at Stony Brook University in the School of Health Technology and Management. She possesses nearly 20 years of experience in adult and pediatric sleep diagnostics and therapeutics. Lisa’s academic background includes the completion of a Bachelor of Science degree from Fordham University in 1996, a Bachelor of Science degree in Respiratory Care from the State University of New York at Stony Brook in 1999, and a Master of Public Health degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook in 2018. She received her Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credential in 1999, Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT) in 2000, and Sleep Disorders Testing and Therapeutic Intervention credential (RRT-SDS) in 2012. Lisa’s career in Polysomnography includes experience in both clinical and academic settings. In the clinical arena, she has many years’ experience in sleep diagnostic testing, therapeutics, patient education, scoring sleep studies, and working closely with sleep physicians on study interpretation, therapy recommendations, and the many aspects of clinical sleep medicine. In addition, Lisa served in various supervisory and administrative roles in which she provided clinical instruction to students and led efforts to establish and expand sleep testing facilities, obtain the American Academy of Sleep Medicine accreditation, and develop policies for various departmental and hospital-level quality-assurance and performance-improvement initiatives. In her current role as Clinical Associate Professor, Lisa’s responsibilities include clinical instruction of students on all aspects of sleep diagnostics, interpretation, and therapeutics. She has Lisa has been an item writer for the National Board for Respiratory Care’s sleep specialty exam and has co-authored several articles for the American Association of Respiratory Care’s Sleep Section and the Journal of Respiratory Care. In addition, she has served on numerous committees for the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists and the American Association of Sleep Technologists. Lisa’s professional areas of interest include patient and public education in the areas of sleep wellness and health. She has led various community-based research projects targeting the prevention of drowsy driving. Through grant funding, she has spearheaded the development of a unique, educational website— stopdrowsdriving.org—and the launch of a social media campaign to prevent drowsy driving and reduce the incidence of crashes and injuries. She has also served as the Principal Investigator of a research project that led to the development of a data-driven curriculum targeting drowsy driving prevention among young adults. This curriculum is currently being expanded across colleges and universities in New York State.
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