Competency information


Interpret technically data from overnight pulse oximetry and generate a report.


  • Normal reference ranges.
  • Typical patterns and results for common sleep disorders.
  • How to check accuracy of recording, identify artefacts and determine suitability for analysis.
  • How to download data and produce results in an appropriate format for the next stage of processing.
  • The possible clinical outcomes for the patients.

Relevant learning outcomes

# Outcome
# 4 Outcome Perform, analyse and develop skills in the interpretation of overnight oximetry studies.
# 5 Outcome Perform a limited multichannel sleep study.