Cpsgt/Rpsgt Practice Test

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Cpsgt/Rpsgt Practice Test

A good practice test that goes over the general knowledge needed for the CPSGT and RPSGT exam.


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  • 1. 
    What cardiac arrhythmia would require immediate intervention?
    • A. 

      Asystole

    • B. 

      Bigeminy

    • C. 

      Bradycardia

    • D. 

      PAC

  • 2. 
    What is the RECOMMENDED starting pressure for CPAP?
    • A. 

      4cm H20

    • B. 

      5cm H20

    • C. 

      3cm H20

    • D. 

      6cm H20

  • 3. 
    What is the RECOMMENDED LFF/HFF for the EOG and EEG channels?
    • A. 

      LFF 0.3 / HFF 35

    • B. 

      LFF 0.5 / HFF 25

    • C. 

      LFF 1 / HFF 15

    • D. 

      LFF 1 / HFF 35

  • 4. 
    What is the RECOMMENDED LFF/HFF for an EMG channel?
    • A. 

      LFF 10 / HFF 100

    • B. 

      LFF 0.3 / HFF 35

    • C. 

      LFF 0.3 / HFF 70

    • D. 

      LFF 35 / HFF 100

  • 5. 
    What is the purpose of the low frequency filter?
    • A. 

      Eliminating undesired slow frequencies

    • B. 

      Eliminating undesired fast frequencies

    • C. 

      Adjusting signal amplitude

    • D. 

      Calibrating DC amplifiers

  • 6. 
    What  should the technician do first to make sure the proper test is being performed?
    • A. 

      Review the chart for the physician's order

    • B. 

      Contact the physician

    • C. 

      Perform physiological calibrations

    • D. 

      Ask the patient for a chief complaint

  • 7. 
    What is the RECOMMENDED number of observed hypopneas needed in an adult patient before increasing the pressure during a titration?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      1

    • D. 

      4

  • 8. 
    What is the RECOMMENDED decrease in SpO2 needed for an event to be scored as a hypopnea?
    • A. 

      3%

    • B. 

      4%

    • C. 

      2%

    • D. 

      5%

  • 9. 
    What is the RECOMMENDED decrease in SpO2 needed for an event to be scored as a central apnea?
    • A. 

      There is no required decrease in SpO2

    • B. 

      2%

    • C. 

      3%

    • D. 

      4%

  • 10. 
    The purpose of physiologic calibrations is to
    • A. 

      All the above

    • B. 

      Establish certain scoring references for the sleep study

    • C. 

      Verify signal derivations for each channel

    • D. 

      Confirm the integrity of the signals

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is the RECOMMENDED impedance level for EEG electrodes?
    • A. 

      Less than 5k ohms

    • B. 

      Less than 5 ohms

    • C. 

      Less than 10k ohms

    • D. 

      At least 10k ohms

  • 12. 
    The measured distance from the nasion to the inion is 32cm. What is the distance from the inion to OZ?
    • A. 

      3.2cm

    • B. 

      1.6cm

    • C. 

      6.4cm

    • D. 

      2.8cm

  • 13. 
    The circumference of the patient's head is 56cm. What is the distance from Oz to O1?
    • A. 

      2.8cm

    • B. 

      5.6cm

    • C. 

      3.8cm

    • D. 

      10cm

  • 14. 
    Which EEG electrode is half the distance from F8 to Fz?
    • A. 

      F4

    • B. 

      Fp2

    • C. 

      F6

    • D. 

      C4

  • 15. 
    Which EEG electrode is half the distance from O1 to T3?
    • A. 

      T5

    • B. 

      C3

    • C. 

      P3

    • D. 

      Oz

  • 16. 
    The distance from Fpz to T4 is 14cm. What is the distance from Fpz to F8?
    • A. 

      7cm

    • B. 

      3cm

    • C. 

      10cm

    • D. 

      4cm

  • 17. 
    The rate at which a wave repeats itself or oscillates is called the ________
    • A. 

      Frequency

    • B. 

      Amplitute

    • C. 

      Sensitivity

    • D. 

      Filter

  • 18. 
    What occurs during hypoventilation?
    • A. 

      Increased PCO2

    • B. 

      Decreased PCO2

    • C. 

      Increased PO2

    • D. 

      CPOD

  • 19. 
    What is a pattern of recurrent central apneas alternating with a crescendo-decrescendo of tidal volume?
    • A. 

      Cheyne-Stokes respiration

    • B. 

      Hypoventilation

    • C. 

      Pickwickian syndrome

    • D. 

      Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

  • 20. 
    During which sleep stage is the arousal threshold highest?
    • A. 

      N3

    • B. 

      REM

    • C. 

      N1

    • D. 

      N2

  • 21. 
    What BEST describes an Obstructive Apnea?
    • A. 

      At least a 90% reduction in airflow signal for at least 10 seconds, with effort throughout the apnea

    • B. 

      At least a 90% reduction in airflow signal for at least 10 seconds, with effort ABSENT for the duration of the apnea

    • C. 

      At least a 30% reduction in airflow signal for at least 10 seconds, with at least a 3% oxygen desaturation

    • D. 

      At least a 70% reduction in airflow signal for at least 10 seconds, with effort throughout the apnea

  • 22. 
    What is the frequency of Alpha waves?
    • A. 

      8-13Hz

    • B. 

      7-14Hz

    • C. 

      4-7Hz

    • D. 

      >13Hz

  • 23. 
    What is the frequency of Delta waves?
    • A. 

      0.5-2Hz

    • B. 

      4-7Hz

    • C. 

      >13

    • D. 

      8-13Hz

  • 24. 
    What is the frequency of Beta waves?
    • A. 

      >13Hz

    • B. 

      0.5-2Hz

    • C. 

      8-13Hz

    • D. 

      4-7Hz

  • 25. 
    What is the frequency of Theta waves?
    • A. 

      4-7Hz

    • B. 

      8-13Hz

    • C. 

      0.5-2Hz

    • D. 

      >13Hz