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Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett
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Board Name: Polysomnography Professional Standards Committee
Board ID: 107
Address: 665 Mainstream Drive, Nashville, TN 37243
Phone: 615-532-3202
Board Contact: Diona E. Layden
Contact Phone: 615-741-8402
Appointing Authority: Governor
TCA: 63-31-103
Duties: To assist the Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners, the Polysomnography Professional Standards Committee was established by the General Assembly in 2007 to license those individuals actively engaged in the practice of polysomnography as that term is defined in T.C.A. 63-31-101(9)(A). The Committee is responsible for safeguarding the health, safety and welfare of Tennesseans by ensuring those who practice polysomnography are qualified. The Committee, working with the Board of Medical Examiners, interprets the laws, rules and regulations to determine the appropriate standards of practice to ensure the highest degree of professional conduct. The Committee is authorized to issue licenses to qualified candidates who have completed appropriate education and successfully completed required examinations. The Committee, along with the Board, determines the appropriate standard of care, investigates alleged violations of laws and rules, and disciplines licensees who are found guilty of such violations.
Number of Members: 7
Compensation: All travel and other necessary expenses. Members shall receive $100.00 per diem.
Appropriations: Funds through the budget of the Department of Health.
Meeting Schedule: At least once a year.
Hours Required: