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By: Kevin Asp on April 27th, 2016

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What to Expect at the 38th AAST Annual Meeting: Learn about Sleep Study Electrode Placements

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Still debating about sleep study electrode placements? Master the fundamentals this time!

On Sunday June 12, Eileen Leary, MS, RPSGT, RST, will present on how to place electrodes properly on patients undergoing sleep studies.

Leary_Eileen.jpegAbout Eileen

Ms. Leary is the Senior Manager of Clinical Research at the Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine where her focus is bioinformatics. She holds a master’s degree in epidemiology and clinical research from Stanford University, has been a registered polysomnographic technologist (RPSGT) since 1998, and is a member of the Sleep Research Society, the American Association of Sleep Technologists, and the California Sleep Society.

She stays connected to the technologist community through her roles as Program Director and Technical Director for the Stanford Accredited Sleep Technologist Education Program (A-STEP). In addition, she authored both the "Patient Preparation" and "Polysomnographic Recording Procedures" chapters of the Fundamentals of Sleep Technology textbook and has contributed to numerous other publications.

Currently, Ms. Leary is building a large international sleep cohort comprised of data from the Alliance Sleep Questionnaire, overnight sleep studies, wearable devices and biological samples which will be freely available to the scientifi community.

Here is what Eileen will present during Sunday's general track session on June 12 from 1pm - 2pm

Proper Hook-ups

Objectives:

  1. Define the physiologic sensors and monitors used in gold standard polysomnography.
  2. Illustrate good preparation techniques.
  3. Provide strategies for long-term adhesion.
  4. Discuss common hook-up myths and pitfalls.

We hope to see you at the 38th Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado in June! Click on the image below to register!

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