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By: Kevin Asp, CRT, RPSGT on March 10th, 2016

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Studying to become a sleep technologist? This is the only sleep technologist workbook you'll ever need

The American Association of Sleep Technologists (AAST) is proud to announce the publication of the Fundamentals of Sleep Technology Workbook.

Released in January 2015, the workbook is a companion to Fundamentals of Sleep Technology, 2nd Edition and the chapters included in the workbook are meant to further understanding and comprehension of lessons learned in the textbook.Why get the Fundamentals of Sleep Technology Workbook?

What makes this workbook a great tool is that it was developed over a period of two years by a number of hardworking sleep technologists, and AAST members. The workbook was developed to provide an excellent study guide that all technologists preparing for credentialing examinations will find beneficial to their understanding of sleep technology.

Features of the Workbook:

  • sleeptechworkbook200Increase your knowledge of testing processes and data analysis, basic anatomy and physiology, normal sleep, and sleep disorders in adult and pediatric patients.

  • Practice essential polysomnography skills with numerous questions and practical, research-based answers.

  • Challenge yourself with a wide variety of multiple-choice, discussion, and case study questions.

  • Find detailed answers to multiple choice questions keyed directly to the Fundamentals of Sleep Technology, 2nd Edition.

  • Prepare confidently for the registry exam and for work in today’s advanced sleep centers.

  • Expand your study using the references to relevant published research and other scientific papers.

Included with the print edition a bundled interactive eBook edition, offers tablet, smartphone, or online access to:

  • Videos, interactive testing and modular learning tools.

  • Complete content with enhanced navigation.

  • Powerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links that pull results from content in the book, your notes, and even the web.

  • Cross-linked pages, references, and more for easy navigation.

  • Highlighting tool for easier reference of key content throughout the text.

  • Ability to take and share notes with friends and colleagues.

  • Quick reference tabbing to save your favorite content for future use.

Additionally in this workbook are special interest sections on maintaining therapy compliance, alternative sleep therapies, and oxygen administration. Furthermore, the evolving use of ancillary procedures is addressed to include Actigraphy and Home Sleep Apnea Testing (HSAT), and an excellent section on pediatrics is provided for those working with children.

Case studies, tracing examples, and algorithms on EEG artifact, cardiac arrhythmias, oxygen administration and excessive daytime sleepiness are included in the content. 

sleepstudent232More benefits for Sleep Technologists

Both the Fundamentals of Sleep Technology, 2nd Edition and Fundamentals of Sleep Technology Workbook are available to AAST members for 25% off the retail price when purchased from the publisher using the promotional code: WFA051ZZ.  (For more infomation on this discount and other special discounts for AAST Members click here.)

These two books are not just ideal for sleep technologist students working towards credentialing, but also are excellent materials for the working technologist to use as references and to keep current on the newest technologies, therapies, and advances in their field.

Where to get your copies of these books and other educational materials

To get your copy of Fundamentals of Sleep Technology, 2nd Edition click here.

To get your copy of Fundamentals of Sleep Technology Workbook click here.

Don't forget to check out AAST's other educational resources here.

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About Kevin Asp, CRT, RPSGT

Because of the implementation of his best practices of Implementing Inbound Marketing in its Medical Practice, he turned the once stagnant online presence of Alaska Sleep Clinic to that of "The Most Trafficked Sleep Center Website in the World" in just 18 months time. He is the President and CEO of inboundMed and enjoys helping sleep centers across the globe grow their business through his unique vision and experience of over 27 years in sleep medicine.

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