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St. Joseph’s Hospital’s renovated sleep lab hosts open house
Visit St. Joseph's Hospital Sleep Disorders Center Open House from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Monday, April 21. Tours, refreshments and giveaways will be available. Meet with accredited sleep lab colleagues Jessica and Tim Karpenske.
The Sleep Disorders Center is nationally accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and uses modern equipment meeting or exceeding existing medical standards. The Center sees patients from toddlers to seniors and everything in between.
Regular business hours are from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. Diagnostic and therapeutic testing is done Sunday night through Thursday night.
Sleep Disorders Center colleagues have multiple credentials including Registered Polysomnographic Technologist, Registered Sleep Technologist, Clinical Sleep Educator and Respiratory Care Practitioner.
Patients who are suspected of having a sleep disorder are monitored for breathing problems (obstructive or central sleep apnea), changes in heart rate or rhythm, periodic limb movements, pain intrusion, REM behavior disorder, nocturnal seizures and other conditions that may interfere with safe, restful sleep.