Any use of the title "Authorized Polysomnographic Technologist" within New York State requires authorization.
To be authorized as a Polysomnographic Technologist in New York State you must:
- be of good moral character;
- be at least 18 years of age; and
- meet education and examination requirements.
You must submit an Application for Authorization (Form 1) and the other forms indicated, along with the appropriate fee, to the Office of the Professions at the address specified on each form. It is your responsibility to follow up with anyone you have asked to send us material.
The specific requirements for authorization are contained in Section section 8505 of New York's Education Law and Part 79-4.8 through 79-4.17 of the Commissioner's Regulations.
You should also read the general licensing information applicable for all professions.