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By: AAST Coordinator on October 29th, 2016

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Sleep Tech Appreciation Week (STAW) 2016 Has Arrived!


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Sleep Tech Appreciation Week (STAW) Has Arrived!

 This week’s activities are designed to show appreciation for Sleep Technologists and give the sleep community an opportunity to celebrate the accomplishments the field has made in sleep disorders centers, laboratories, education facilities and in the AAST.



$10.00 AAST Sleep Technologist CEC Sale

In celebration of STAW and to support Sleep Technologists, the AAST has brought back the $10.00 CEC Sale!  Starting October 30 and lasting through December 31, 2016, visit the AAST Store to stock up on $10.00 CEC’s to get ready for your recertification.

10 dollar AAST CEC sale


STAW Events

To kick start the week; pass out the official STAW 2016 Crossword Puzzle.  Correctly complete and submit the Crossword Puzzle to the AAST National Office for your chance to win an AAST Gift.  A winner will be randomly selected and notified at the end of Sleep Technologists Appreciation Week.  To download the STAW 2016 Crossword Puzzle, click here. Submit your answers by email to coordinator@aastweb.org.


STAW Facebook Contests and Prizes

Make sure to visit the AAST Facebook page for daily Flash Facts.  Answer the questions correctly and  submit them to coordinator@aastweb.org to be entered into an AAST prize drawing.  A winner will be randomly selected and notified at the end of Sleep Technologists Appreciation Week.


  • Today’s Flash Fact:What official sleep disorder in the ICS D-3 is characterized by the presence of daytime hypercapnia that cannot be attributed to underlying cardiopulmonary or neurological disease, obesity, and hypersomnolence?


Participate in our week-long schedule of STAW events and activities.  Visit the AAST STAW Store to purchase great gifts for your friends, co-workers, employees and yourself to show your appreciation of your Sleep Technologists!  Visit www.cafepress.com/aast to shop now.