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By: Kevin Asp on July 28th, 2016

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Join Us At The AAST Fall Course For Rita Brooks' Talk on Normal Sleep and Medications

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Meet our speaker Rita BrooksM.Ed, RST, RPSGT, R. EEG/EP T.

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Get to know Rita, Director of Diagnostic Services at Capital Health in Trenton, NJ

Rita has been involved in sleep technologist education and advocacy for over 25 years.  She currently serves as AAST President Elect and as a member of the AASM Scoring Manual Editorial Board.  She has previously served on the AASM DME Accreditation Task Force and the ABSM Board of Executive Directors.

Rita Is a Co-Editor of the Fundamentals of Sleep Technology, 2nd Edition textbook and the Fundamentals of Sleep Technology Workbook and is actively involved in providing sleep technologist learning tools and education for the AAST.  She is also actively involved in sleep technologist education and has developed CAAHEP accredited Sleep Technology Associate and certificate programs for Thomas Edison State University and operates a clinical course site for these programs. 

Here's what to expect: 

Friday, October 7, 2016 8:00-9:00a.m. 

"Normal Sleep and Medications"

Course Objectives

  • Discuss sleep for all ages.
  • Describe circadian rhythms.
  • Review sleep centers of the brain.
  • Evaluate sleep pathophysiology.
  • Describe sleep architecture.
  • Evaluate patient charts and history for medications.
  • Describe medication classification and effects on the sleep study.

To Register for the AAST Fall Course in Cleveland, click the image below.


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