The American Association of Sleep Technologists (AAST) Continuing Education Credit (CEC) Program provides Educational Providers with the opportunity to apply through one of the following educational categories and award their attendees AAST CECs. Each program must be applied for individually.

  1. In-Service/Case Conference – (one to two hour program)
  2. Single Lecture/Workshop – (one to two hour program)
  3. Educational Programs, Training Course, Seminar, etc. – (more than two hour program)
  4. Webinars – (one to two hour program)
  5. Pre-Recorded Learning Activities (i.e. CD-ROMs, DVDs, etc)

For more information on each category, instructions on applying, and other important information, please read the AAST CEC Program Information.

The standard AAST CEC Program Application will be sufficient for most traditional programs. Educational offerings that are pre-recorded such as videos, computer presentations, etc, use the Pre-Recorded Learning Activity Application

For educational programs and other long courses, you may find that you need additional Lecturer/Speaker Information Forms:

CEC Program Lecturer/Speaker Information Form
CEC Prerecording Lecturer/Speaker Information Form
CEC Prepackaged Lecturer/Speaker Information Form

CEC Program Documents

After your program has been approved and assigned a program number, the following documents will be useful.

Attendance Roster – Use this as a sign-in sheet. Keep this for your records.

Student List - All CEC programs must submit an electronic and typewritten copy of this form via e-mail to the AAST National Office at within 45 days of completion of the program.

Evaluation Summary Sample – Enter a summary of feedback and comments for your educational offering, then e-mail to within 45 days of the completion of your program. You can use this document as a guideline—be sure to only send the summary, not individual feedback.

Sample Certificate – All attendees need to be issued a certificate of completion. An example is attached.
AAST CEC Applications can be submitted via e-mail to or mailed to:

American Association of Sleep Technologists
Attn: AAST CEC Program
330 N. Wasbash Ave. 
Suite 2000
Chicago, IL 60611

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The mission of the American Association of Sleep Technologists (AAST) is to promote and advance the sleep technology profession through the continued development of educational, technical and clinical excellence in sleep disorders. To meet the growing professional and educational needs of the sleep technology profession, the AAST developed the Continuing Education Credit (CEC) Program.

The AAST has developed a special AAST CEC logo for educational providers to use for educational programs that have been awarded AAST CECs. Only current educational providers of AAST continuing education program may use this logo, and they must abide by the guidelines that have been developed to govern its use.

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