Biofeedback I   [Archived Catalog]
2011-2012 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook with Addendum

PY 742 - Biofeedback I

This course teaches the student how to use biofeedback and applied psychophysiology in clinical settings. This course’s training structure is modeled after the certification requirement of the Biofeedback Certification Institute of America. In addition to learning the basic anatomy, students will learn the physiology and pharmacology related to biofeedback. Also, students will learn how to define individualized patient treatments. Students will show proficiency in determining a treatment modality, selecting equipment, and designing treatment plans. The following biofeedback modalities will be covered and practiced in the classroom and lab: galvanic skin response (GSR), electromyography (EMG), heart rate variability (HRV), and respiration rate. Lab required. (3 credits)