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Join Us At The AAST Fall Course For Terrence Malloy's Talk on Preparing for and Taking the Examination

By: Kevin Asp, CRT, RPSGT
August 19th, 2016

Meet our speaker Terrence Malloy, RST, RPSGT Get to know Terrence, RST, RPSGT Terrence began training in sleep in 1986, in Milwaukee, WI, under the direction of Robert Pamenter.  He continued to work and train at Boston Children’s Hospital and Boston University Hospital. He has had his RPSGT credential since 1990 and from 1998-2014,  was the lead instructor at the Atlanta School of Sleep Medicine & Technology. Terrence has also served on the Board of GASP (Georgia Association of Sleep Professionals) and is the recipient of the AAST's Dr. Sharon Keenan Award for Excellence in Education.  Today, Terrence has returned to  work in his hometown of Milwaukee, WI and works in a sleep center at the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin.

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Join Us At The AAST Fall Course For Jon Atkinson's Talk On Cardiac Events

By: Kevin Asp, CRT, RPSGT
August 16th, 2016

Meet our speaker and AAST Past President Jon Atkinson, BS, RPSGT Get to know Jon, BS, RPSGT

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Join Us At The AAST Fall Course For Byron Jamerson's Talk On Sleep Related Breathing Disorders

By: Kevin Asp, CRT, RPSGT
August 15th, 2016

Meet our Fall Course speaker Byron Jamerson   Get to know Byron, RPSGT, RST, CCSH Byron became a sleep technologist in 1986 and has worked in the field for 30 years.  He has a special interest in education and strives to break down technical topics to common language to promote understanding.  His past experience includes working as a technologist and/or sleep center manager at Southeast Alabama Medical Center, Flowers Hospital, and North Alabama Medical Center – all located in Alabama. 

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Join Us At The AAST Fall Course For Terrence Malloy's Talk On Interpreting Hypnograms

By: Kevin Asp, CRT, RPSGT
August 11th, 2016

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Join Us At The AAST Fall Course For Rita Brooks' Talk On Adult And Pediatric Stage Scoring; PLM And Arousal Scoring

By: Kevin Asp, CRT, RPSGT
August 10th, 2016

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

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Join Us At The AAST Fall Course For Laree Fordyce's Talk On PAP Titration, Management And Adherence

By: Kevin Asp, CRT, RPSGT
August 9th, 2016

Meet our speaker Laree Fordyce, RST, RPSGT, CCRP Get to know Laree, RST, RPSGT, CCRP Laree is passionate about Sleep Education. She is the President and Technical Director of Sound Sleep Solutions. As Program Director for the Sound Sleep Solutions BRPT STAR Program, she teaches internationally for Maple Respiratory Group in both Colombia and China.

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Join Us At The AAST Fall Course For Joel Porquez's Talk On Pediatrics

By: Kevin Asp, CRT, RPSGT
August 5th, 2016

Meet Joel Porquez, RST, RPSGT, CCSH    About Joel Mr. Porquez has worked in the field of sleep medicine for over 10 years.  He has lectured in pediatric courses & scoring classes, physician board reviews, technician board reviews, technician A-STEP programs and dental residency programs. Mr. Porquez is a published author, guest lecturer at Georgia State University, Editorial Advisory Board Member for Sleep Review, board member for the AAST, and currently works as Lab Supervisor for University Hospitals in Cleveland, Ohio.

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Join Us At The AAST Fall Course For Laree Fordyce's Talk On Procedures

By: Kevin Asp, CRT, RPSGT
August 4th, 2016

Meet our speaker Laree Fordyce, RST, RPSGT, CCRP Get to know Laree, RST, RPSGT, CCRP Laree is passionate about Sleep Education. She is the President and Technical Director of Sound Sleep Solutions. As Program Director for the Sound Sleep Solutions BRPT STAR Program, she teaches internationally for Maple Respiratory Group in both Colombia and China.

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If You're Thinking of Taking The RPSGT Exam, Then You Can't Miss This Sleep Technologist Fundamentals Course

By: Kevin Asp, CRT, RPSGT
July 27th, 2016

This sleep technologist course is perfect for brushing up on the fundamentals Registration for the AAST's 2016 Fall Course, The Sleep Technologist Fundamentals Course has opened.  During this two-day course (10/7/16 - 10/8/2016)  an expert faculty will present a comprehensive review of the basics of polysomnography, including a review of sleep stages and sleep related events, recording procedures and instrumentation, appropriate therapeutic interventions, and strategies for exam success.

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2016 38th Annual Meeting Feedback Survey Results

By: Kevin Asp, CRT, RPSGT
July 22nd, 2016

We asked, you answered. Here are the AAST Annual meeting feedback survey results! We asked our members in a previous blog post how they felt about the Denver meeting experience. Because this survey was voluntary, please note that the survey results represent only a portion of attendees and how they felt and is not wholly representative of what attendee feedback was like as a whole.

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