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Sleep Technology

American Association of Sleep Technologists Blog

The latest on all issues affecting sleep technologists, including trends, insights, tips and more.

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Sleep Health?  What does that mean exactly?

By: Bonnie Robertson, RPSGT, CCSH
June 22nd, 2017

Working with patients who have sleep concerns can be very challenging but very rewarding.  We have the unique opportunity to not only assist in the initial identification and evaluation, diagnosis, and the recommended treatment; we can also use our skills, our talents, our knowledge, and our abilities to help each patient develop and hone sleep self-management skills.

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This Week in Sleep Medicine: June 19, 2017

By: Tamara Sellman
June 19th, 2017

While You Were Sleeping: What Sleep Technologists Need to Know This Week Your media watchdog for headlines and trends relevant to sleep technology and patient education.

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Sleep Technologist Advice

What Credentials are Required to Become a Sleep Technologist?

By: Kevin Asp
June 16th, 2017

The field of sleep medicine is expanding rapidly due to new treatments, advanced technology and increased public awareness about how sleep disorders affect people. As such, there is a higher demand for interested and qualified candidates to obtain sleep technologist credentials, and in some states licensing, to practice in a variety of roles.

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This Week in Sleep Medicine: June 12, 2017

By: Tamara Sellman
June 12th, 2017

While You Were Sleeping: What Sleep Technologists Need to Know This Week Your media watchdog for headlines and trends relevant to sleep technology and patient education.

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CPAP

Finally – Some Good News for CPAP Users

By: Richard Rosenberg, PhD
May 30th, 2017

Lately, the news has not been great for CPAP users and the sleep centers that care for them. The USPSTF recommended against screening of asymptomatic patients and, in doing so, threw some major shade on the use of CPAP.

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Events

Top 7 Sleep Technology Conferences to Attend in 2017

By: Kevin Asp
May 29th, 2017

The Sleep Medicine industry is constantly changing, and it's essential that you stay up-to-date on the latest trends. To do this, you should take advantage of conferences where you'll not only stay current, but also network with peers and learn from industry professionals. The seven 2017 sleep technology conferences below are the best conferences out there (for the second half of 2017) in which you should seriously consider attending.

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This Week in Sleep Medicine: May 29, 2017

By: Tamara Sellman
May 29th, 2017

While You Were Sleeping: What Sleep Technologists Need to Know This Week Your media watchdog for headlines and trends relevant to sleep technology and patient education.    Wishing you all a relaxing and rejuvenating Memorial Day weekend       and remembering all of those, both military and civilian,       who have sacrificed their lives for our country.   

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This Week in Sleep Medicine: May 22, 2017

By: Tamara Sellman
May 22nd, 2017

While You Were Sleeping: What Sleep Technologists Need to Know This Week Your media watchdog for headlines and trends relevant to sleep technology and patient education.

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This Week in Sleep Medicine: May 15, 2017

By: Tamara Sellman
May 15th, 2017

While You Were Sleeping: What Sleep Technologists Need to Know This Week Your media watchdog for headlines and trends relevant to sleep technology and patient education.

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mothers and sleep

New Moms and Sleep

By: Sherri Hanson, RPSGT, RST
May 14th, 2017

The first thing that comes to everyone’s mind when someone is close to her due date is “You are about to lose so much sleep!”  That’s my first thought whenever my friends and family announce a pregnancy.  As I was researching this topic I was immediately overwhelmed with results.  

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