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.
Case of the Month
Free for members until 11/30/2015 11:59 PM
Pediatric case involving a young male patient with restless sleep, periodic limb movements and a few central apneas. This Case of the Month reviews standard recording techniques for children including end-tidal CO2 measurement, as well as the scoring of pediatric sleep studies. Diagnostic criteria for pediatric restless legs syndrome are discussed, as well as comorbidities, effects of psychotropic medication and treatment alternatives.
Discussion of circadian rhythm sleep disorders and their treatment. A wide-ranging conversation with Dr. Katherine Sharkey from Brown University that includes her work with the AASM Practice Parameters Task Force and the recent update of guidelines for treatment.
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