Date: October 7-8 , 2016
Continuing Education Credits:AAST CEC: 13.25 CreditsAARC: 13.25 Credits
Registration Fees - Registration fees are based on the date that the registration is received at the National Office:
During this two-day course, an expert faculty will present a comprehensive review of the basics of polysomnography, including sleep stages and sleep related events, recording procedures and instrumentation, appropriate therapeutic interventions, and strategies for exam success.
This course is relevant for technicians preparing for a credentialing examination and practicing technologists.
Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
Explain the basics of polysomnography;
Recognize strategies to succeed in credentialing examinations;
Discuss recording procedures and instrumentation;
Identify sleep stages and sleep-related events;
Determine appropriate therapeutic interventions; and
Evaluate safety considerations.
Meals provided by the AAST are available for registered attendees only. Guests of attendees will not be accommodated during meal functions. Attendees are responsible for their own dinner.
Electronic Course Materials
The AAST will provide course materials only in an electronic format. Prior to the course, attendees will be allowed to download and, if preferred, print course materials.
Please note: The AAST will not supply computers or tablets to view the materials or power for computers or tablets. For attendees wishing to view the course materials on their laptops or tablets, it is imperative that attendees have them sufficiently powered prior to arrival at the course each day.
The AAST strictly prohibits photographing and/or audio, video, or otherwise recording, of the exhibit hall, sessions and speakers at the course.
The American Association of Sleep Technologists has approved the continuing education credits (CECs); an application has been submitted to the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) for Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) contact hours for respiratory therapists.
All participants requesting AAST CECs or AARC CRCE credits must return the credit claim form included with the registration materials to the AAST information desk upon completion of the course. An AAST representative will be available to address any questions or concerns during the course. Credit letters will be emailed by the AAST approximately four to six weeks following the course.