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

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Sleep Technologist Appreciation Week Rock Stars

By: AAST Editor
November 2nd, 2018

Sleep technologists are a valuable part of the sleep science community. They work to educate, evaluate and treat sleep disorder patients of all ages, and are specially trained to identify polysomnographic services that are safe, aseptic, preventive and restorative.

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The Changing Face of Sleep Technology, Part III

By: Kent Caylor, RPSGT
November 1st, 2018

This article is part three in a four-part series on the ever-changing face of sleep technology. In this article, we’ll address the following questions: What does the future of sleep medicine look like? How will evolving technology change the way sleep studies are done? And, just as importantly, how will economic pressures affect sleep medicine?

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This Week in Sleep Medicine: October 30, 2018

By: Tamara Sellman
October 30th, 2018

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: October 23, 2018

By: Tamara Sellman
October 23rd, 2018

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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4 Perspectives on Sleep Tech Education

By: Alexa Schlosser
October 18th, 2018

Sleep technologists have an important and wide-ranging job. They care for patients with sleep disorders, which can encompass comprehensive evaluation and treatment of sleep disorders, including in-center polysomnographic testing and out-of-center sleep testing; diagnostic and therapeutic interventions; comprehensive patient care; and direct patient education.

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This Week in Sleep Medicine: October 16, 2018

By: Tamara Sellman
October 16th, 2018

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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Monthly Musings - How Are Your DMEs?

By: AAST Editor
October 12th, 2018

Every sleep professional knows that getting the right equipment (and getting it to work right) is crucial for any patient. Sometimes the companies that make durable medical equipment (or DMEs) are extremely helpful when working with patients, while others are not. We asked some of our members to explain their relationship working with DMEs, for better or for worse.

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This Week in Sleep Medicine: October 9, 2018

By: Tamara Sellman
October 9th, 2018

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 Spindles: Talking Tech With Patients

By: AAST Editor
October 4th, 2018

Sleep spindles are an information processing and transferring feature of the sleeping brain. With that in mind, AAST gathered together leading sleep-care professionals to discuss hot topics in the field — transferring information from them to you. AAST board member Allen Boone, RPSGT, RST, CCRA, CCRC, hosts this four-part video series. In our third installment, we have an interview with fellow board members Laree J. Fordyce, RST, RPSGT, CCSH, and Brendan Duffy, RPSGT, RST, CCSH, on the topic of talking tech with patients.    

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This Week in Sleep Medicine: October 2, 2018

By: Tamara Sellman
October 2nd, 2018

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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