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A2Zzz New Issue Alert: Vol 24, No. 3

Sep 3, 2015 1:00:00 AM by admin

Now available on the AAST website is the new issue of A2Zzz (Volume 24, Number 3)   Read More >>

 

Learning Module Reviews Changes to the AASM Scoring Manual

Aug 18, 2015 1:00:00 AM by admin

Now available in the AAST Online Learning Center is a new online learning module that provides a discussion of the new home sleep apnea testing scoring as included in version 2.2 of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) Manual for the Scoring   Read More >>

 

Register Today for the AAST Fall Course in Branson, Mo.

Aug 18, 2015 1:00:00 AM by admin

The AAST Fall Course, "Beyond OSA: Diagnosis, Comorbidities and Therapy of Sleep Related Breathing Disorders" will be held October 9-10, 2015 at the Branson Convention Center in Branson, MO.   Read More >>

 

CEC Application Form Updated

Aug 18, 2015 1:00:00 AM by admin

You spoke and the AAST listened! The CEC Program Application forms have been updated to meet the needs of sleep technologist programs around the nation. Below is a list of the changes made to the applications, as approved by the AAST Board of Directo   Read More >>

 

RST Examination Application Deadline Approaching

Aug 18, 2015 1:00:00 AM by admin

The deadline for the American Board of Sleep Medicine's (ABSM) Registered Sleep Technologist Registry Examination is August 26, 2015. If you are interested in applying, make sure your application is post-marked or submitted by August 26, 2015.   Read More >>

 

Research Update: Internet Monitoring of PAP Usage

Aug 18, 2015 1:00:00 AM by admin

This month's issue of SLEEP includes an article of interest for centers having trouble increasing patient adherence to treatment. It turns out that when patients are given access to their own PAP usage data, adherence to treatment increased on averag   Read More >>

 

Claim Your Free Member CECs For August

Aug 18, 2015 1:00:00 AM by admin

This month's Journal Club is # 12: Bariatric Surgery. Charles W. Atwood Jr, MD, FCCP, FAASM, discusses the results of the LABS-2 study of bariatric surgery patients. Our Case of the Month is # 38: The Case of Mr. A. The module provides a discussion o   Read More >>

 

Updated Technologist’s Guide to Performing Sleep Studies

Aug 18, 2015 1:00:00 AM by admin

Back in February, the AAST introduced the second edition of the Technologist's Guide to Performing Sleep Studies. In the updated version of the product, readers will find a new section on home sleep apnea testing (HSAT) and instructions for collectin   Read More >>

 

New Learning Module! Scoring Manual Update –HSAT

Jul 24, 2015 1:00:00 AM by admin

Now available from the AAST is the Scoring Manual Update - HSAT Learning Module. This module includes a discussion of the new home sleep apnea testing scoring rules as included in version 2.2 of the AASM Manual for the Scoring of Sleep and Associated   Read More >>

 

AAST Thanks 37th Annual Meeting Participants

Jul 6, 2015 1:00:00 AM by admin

The American Association of Sleep Technologists (AAST) would like to thank all of the attendees, speakers, and members who contributed to and participated in the AAST 37th Annual Meeting in Seattle, WA, June 7-9, 2015.   Read More >>