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

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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Free Sleep CEU- Efficient & Effective New Patient Set-Ups

Achieving Compliance with First Class Setups Save time and reduce costs associated with new patient setups. This course will provide an overview of how to make new patient setups more efficient and effective. This course is approved by the AARC, … Continue reading

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Free Sleep CEUs- Portable Sleep Studies

Portable Sleep Studies– Recognize the differences in equipment set-up and information reported between portable sleep studies and in-laboratory polysomnography (PSG). Identify indications and contraindications to ordering portable sleep testing. Demonstrate an understanding about how portable sleep testing can underestimate the true … Continue reading

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Free Sleep CEU- Insuring Optimal Outcomes for Patients with Shift Work Disorder

A PRACTICAL APPROACH TO THE APPROPRIATE DIAGNOSIS AND MANAGEMENT OF SHIFT WORK DISORDER – PATIENT CONSULT– Identify and diagnose shift work disorder (SWD) based on specific symptoms and in accordance with recognized guidelines. Implement appropriate management strategies for SWD, including pharmacologic … Continue reading

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Free Sleep CEU- Managing Shift Work Disorder

A PRACTICAL APPROACH TO THE APPROPRIATE DIAGNOSIS AND MANAGEMENT OF SHIFT WORK DISORDER– Identify and diagnose shift work disorder (SWD) based on specific symptoms and in accordance with recognized guidelines. Implement appropriate management strategies for SWD, including pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic interventions, … Continue reading

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Diagnosing & Managing Restless Leg Syndrome- Free Sleep CEU

KEY PERSPECTIVES IN DIAGNOSING AND MANAGING RESTLESS LEGS SYNDROME Describe clinical features of Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS)  including common comorbid conditions that impact sleep. Discuss the potential differential diagnosis of RLS and how to make diagnostic distinctions. 1.0 Free CEUs … Continue reading

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Free CEUs for Sleep Techs- Pathophysiology of Insomnia

New Insights Into Sleep-Wake System Neurobiology and Pathophysiology of Insomnia (I of II)– 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 … Continue reading

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Part I of II: Pathophysiology of Insomnia- Free CEU for Sleep Techs

New Insights Into Sleep-Wake System Neurobiology and Pathophysiology 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 … Continue reading

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Free Sleep CEU- Successful CPAP Titrations

Pathway to Success for CPAP Titrations– In this course you will learn how to: Identify the facets of a successful titration, Identify and differentiate sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) events and waveforms, recognize and overcome CPAP titration challenges, and recognize the multiple … Continue reading

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Sleep Study Interpretation- 1.75 Free CEUs for Sleep Techs

Course 103: Introduction to Sleep Study Interpretation– Describe the different types of sleep studies and why they are ordered. Describe what data is recorded. Describe how data is scored (sleep stages, apneas, hypopneas, arousals, periodic limb movements). Describe how sleep … Continue reading

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Free Sleep CEUs- Taking A Sleep History

Course 102: Taking a Sleep History Identify presenting symptoms of key sleep disorders, including sleep apnea. Describe the basic elements of an initial physical examination for patients presenting with sleep complaints. Identify next diagnostic steps for common sleep disorders. 1.25 … Continue reading

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Free Sleep CEUs- Overview of Sleep Disorders

Course 101: Overview of Sleep Disorders Describe the effects of sleep deprivation on normals, drivers, and housestaff. Review the diagnosis and management of disorders causing daytime sleepiness, including sleep disordered breathing – Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)/Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome (OHS). Restless … Continue reading

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Successful Treatment of Sleep Apnea: Using the Right Equipment- Free Sleep CEU

Right Pressure + Right Mask = Successful Treatment– Identify different types of masks. Describe when and why different masks are used including features and benefits of each. Assist the patient to pick the best interface to make the therapy work. Discuss … Continue reading

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Free Sleep CEUs- Obesity & Sleep Apnea

Obesity & OSA- The Weight of the Matter Learn about the relationship between obesity and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and the overall effect on an individual’s health. Objectives include: – Learn about the relationship between obesity and OSA and the … Continue reading

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Free Sleep CEUs- Dx & Management of Shift Work Sleep Disorder

Shift Work Sleep Disorder: Optimizing Diagnosis and Management – Approximately 15% of the full time US workforce work shift hours outside of a traditional day shift. Shift Work Sleep Disorder (SWSD) is a sleep disorder that affects people who frequently … Continue reading

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3.0 Free CEUs for Sleep Techs- CPAP Technology

Monograph “Overview of the Monograph:DeVilbiss Intellipap AutoAdjust”– Autotitrating positive airway pressure (PAP) devices have been on the market for 15 years. DeVilbiss Healthcare, in an effort to illuminate and clarify primary clinical concepts surrounding Autotitrating PAP devices and the unique operation of … Continue reading

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Free Sleep CEU- Sleep in the Treatment of Chronic Mood Disorders

The Interplay Between Sleep and Bipolar Disorder– The importance of sleep in the treatment of chronic mood disorders is not a new concept. Nearly a century ago, Kraepelin, one of the founders of modern scientific psychiatry, wrote: “The attacks of … Continue reading

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