Sleep Coordinator Training - Session 1 Quiz

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Sleep Coordinator Training - Session 1 Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    After reviewing section one, what are the biggest questions that you have about the Sales Coordinator position?  Write your response below:
  • 2. 
    Why was the Sleep Coordinator position originally created?
    • A. 

      To fill up beds in a sleep lab

    • B. 

      To sing lullabies to Cardiologists

    • C. 

      To identify patients with sleep disordered breathing as early as possible

    • D. 

      To make peace between Cardiologists and Dentists

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is NOT a duty of a Sleep Coordinator?
    • A. 

      Provide Screening tools to all patients within the affiliated practice

    • B. 

      Score the screening tool and correctly identify patients with high probability for having sleep disordered breathing

    • C. 

      Ensure insurance authorization is obtained when required

    • D. 

      Provide the home sleep testing system according to manufacturer guidelines

    • E. 

      Share Patient data on Social Media to promote more business

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is NOT a duty of a Sleep Coordinator?
    • A. 

      Clean and process testing units for next patient

    • B. 

      Track test results through the HST computer system and provide copy to physician for patient chart

    • C. 

      Diagnose the results of the HST data and recommend the treatment you think is best

    • D. 

      Make referral for indicated treatment including all documents required (i.e., copy of sleep study report, demographics, insurance card, letter of medical necessity)

    • E. 

      Maintain medical record (Smartsheet) with documentation of every patient encounter including phone calls, in person interactions, interactions with test results, physicians and dentist and other office staff when it relates to a patient. Ensure that there is an alarm set for ever patient from intake to discharge from service.

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is NOT a duty of a Sleep Coordinator?
    • A. 

      Ensure that that appropriate notifications are set for future services, visits, follow-up and/or testing

    • B. 

      Maintain communication with the medical practice and the managing director of the Home Sleep Testing company

    • C. 

      Be proactive and simply make changes to the established process whenever conflict arises without bothering the managing directors of the practices you are working with

    • D. 

      Scan all documents into the medical recording including all test results, consult reports, and compliance reports.

    • E. 

      Track and maintain the appropriate supplies required to maintain patient testing systems

  • 6. 
    Apnea means "without breath" (i.e. stop breathing while sleeping)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Hypopnea means a decrease in airflow (i.e. snoring)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    AHI means "Apnea Hypopnea Index"
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    What is an AHI?
    • A. 

      The total number of apneas + hypopneas during a period of sleep 

    • B. 

      The total number of apneas + hypopneas during only one hour of sleep 

    • C. 

      The total number of apneas + hypopneas while a patient is awake

    • D. 

      The total number of apneas + hypopneas for only one hour while a patient is awake

  • 10. 
    How do you know if a screener scores positive?
    • A. 

      If the total points in section one is 8 or more

    • B. 

      If the total points for section two is 2 or less

    • C. 

      If the total score for section three is 3 or less

    • D. 

      If the total score for section one and two is 3 or more, or if the total score for all three sections is 4 or more.

    • E. 

      None of the above

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