Category Archives: Sleep Tech

Free CEC, CSTE, & CEUs required by many state boards for Sleep Tech certification renewal. Courses approved by the AAST, BRPT, AARC, AART

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Part II of II- Cardiovascular Consequences of OSA

Course 302: Cardiovascular Consequences of OSA Recognize the acute hemodynamic effects of OSA and its association with cardiac arrhythmias. Describe the increased risk of cardiovascular disease in patients with OSA. Describe the pathophysiology linking OSA to cardiovascular disease. Describe OSA’s … Continue reading

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Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Part I of II- Free CEUs for Sleep Techs

Course 301: Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)- Review the impact and epidemiology of OSA. Recognize the various risk factors for OSA as well as its basic physiology. Identify the main approaches for diagnosing and treating OSA.   0.5  Free CEUs for Sleep … Continue reading

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Free Sleep CEU- Screening for Sleep Apnea

Options for Screening for Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)– This course will cover various co-morbidities associated with OSA, understanding OSA’s role in occupational health, and discuss pulse oximetry, how it works and why it is different. 1.0 Free CEUs for Sleep … Continue reading

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1.0 Free CE for Sleep Techs- CPAP Titration Guide

CPAP Titration Guide for Optimal Patient Outcomes Identify the facets of a successful titration, Identify and differentiate sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) events and waveforms. Recognize and overcome CPAP titration challenges. Recognize the multiple benefits of a successful titration. 1.0 Free CEUs … Continue reading

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Free Sleep CEU- Treating the Full Spectrum of Narcolepsy

Treating the Full Spectrum of Narcolepsy: Improving Nighttime Symptoms to Enhance Daytime Quality of Life -Patients with narcolepsy often face a long journey on their path to diagnosis and effective treatment. Combating the negative impact of narcolepsy on the lives … Continue reading

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Free Sleep CEUs- Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome

Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome– Define obesity hypoventilation syndrome (OHS). Describe factors contributing to increasing prevalence of OHS. Describe basic pathophysiologic mechanisms involved with OHS. Identify clinical characteristics of OHS. Review diagnostic evaluation of OHS. Review morbidity associated with OHS. Review available … Continue reading

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Enhancing PAP Compliance- Free SLeep CEU

What is New with PAP Compliance– This course will cover how to enhance and improve PAP compliance through patient education and techniques. Common questions concerning masks are reviewed. 1.0 Free CEUs for Sleep Technologists  Sleep Care.com

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Free Sleep CEU- Understanding Humidification

Understanding the Importance of Humidification Learn how to: Define absolute and relative humidity; Identify the importance of adequate upper airway humidification; Recognize the negative impact of insufficient humidification and how to overcome challenges; Differentiate humidity output by humidifier type and … Continue reading

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Free Sleep CEUs- Sleep Deprivation: An Overview

Sleep Deprivation – List the reasons for neurobehavioral consequences of sleep deprivation Review the models of sleep and performance. Describe differences in objective and subjective assessments of fatigue. Describe acute and chronic sleep restriction and how they interact. Review the individual … Continue reading

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Free Sleep CEU- Managing Sleep Disturbances in Psychiatric Patients

Managing Sleep Disturbances in Psychiatric Patients Discuss the diagnosis and management of sleep disorders in psychiatric patients. Individualize treatment choices, giving consideration to efficacy, safety, long-term data, and unique patient characteristics. Formulate appropriate treatment regimens considering the emergence of new … Continue reading

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Managing Insomnia- Free Sleep CEU

Management of Insomnia Disorder Describe insomnia disorder, its prevalence, and its potential effects on physical and mental health. Identify potential psychological interventions, prescription and nonprescription medications, and complementary and alternative medicine treatments for insomnia disorder. Describe and discuss what is … Continue reading

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Free Sleep CEU- Addressing Insomnia in PTSD

Sleep Issues in Returning Veterans Recognize at least three non-psychiatric causes of insomnia. Explain three interventions for addressing insomnia in PTSD. Discuss why benzodiazepines are not recommended for PTSD and recommend other medical choices for insomnia in PTSD. 1.0 Free … Continue reading

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Improving Outcomes for Patients With Insomnia- Free Sleep CEU

Sweet Dreams – Improving Outcomes for Patients With Insomnia– Insomnia is very common in primary care. It is important to recognize and treat it because of its adverse effects on physical and mental health, daily function, and quality of life. … Continue reading

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Free Sleep CEUs- Obstructive Sleep Apnea: An Overview of Treatments

Obstructive Sleep Apnea: An Overview Of Treatments– The CME/CE featured course on treatments for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) focuses on therapeutic options and obstacles related to this breathing disorder. As the treatment of choice in OSA, positive airway pressure (PAP) … Continue reading

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Managing Paitents with Respiratory Failure

Fundamentals of Ventilation– The Fundamentals of Ventilation is a continuing education program providing you with a review of the anatomy and physiology of respiration and how mechanical ventilation can help you to effectively manage patients with respiratory failure. 1.5 BRPT … Continue reading

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Free Sleep CEU- Understanding Risk Management in the Sleep Lab

Risk Management in the Sleep Lab Basic Understanding of risks associated with health care facilities in general and sleep labs in particular. Maintaining patient and technician safety in a sleep lab. Policies to reduce adverse occurrences.   1.0  Free CEUs … Continue reading

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Free Sleep CEU- Managing Insomnia by Targeting Neurotransmitters

Targeting Neurotransmitters for the Management of Insomnia– Insomnia can affect many aspects of an individual’s life: impairing concentration and memory, increasing the risk of incident depression or recurrence of a depressive episode, diminishing a patient’s ability to enjoy family and … Continue reading

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