AAST members can earn 2.00 CECs per month by viewing free educational presentations geared towards sleep technologists and sleep center managers. Access this page using your login to view the newest Case of the Month and Journal Club Online Learning Modules free of charge as a benefit of AAST membership. Each module must be completed by the end of the month to claim CECs for the activity. New Case of the Month and Journal Club modules will be available on the first of every month.
Free for members until 11/30/2014 11:59 PM
Discussion of recent articles in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine relevant to evaluation and treatment of hospitalized patients. One study provides data on the application of a screening test to a general older hospital population and the other investigates cardiac intensive care patients. These studies and many others suggest that hospital patients will be an effective and worthwhile focus for sleep disorders programs.
Case of the Month
Discussion of a patient with severe obstructive apnea and hypopnea who qualifies for a split night study and is treated initially with CPAP and then with BPAP. The criteria for a split night study are reviewed and the success of treatment is assessed.
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