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

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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Treating Shift Work Disorder- Free Sleep CEUs

Treatment Options for Shift Work Disorder List comorbid conditions that contribute to poor sleep hygiene. Name the treatment that promotes daytime sleep among night-shift workers. Explain what makes armodafinil (Nuvigil) convenient for patients with shift work disorder. Describe the common … Continue reading

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1.5 Free Sleep CEUs- Emerging Therapies for Insomnia

ANALYSIS OF CURRENT AND EMERGING THERAPIES FOR INSOMNIA WEB ACTIVITY- Insomnia is a leading cause of absenteeism, accidents, and errors in the workplace. Overall direct and indirect costs related to insomnia exceed $30 billion annually. A significant portion of these … Continue reading

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Insomnia Care- Free Sleep CEUs

Insomnia Care: An Integrated Approach- Define criteria for chronic insomnia, incidence, and the effect of predisposing factors. Summarize the two-process model of sleep regulation and discuss the importance of each process in designing treatment strategies for chronic insomnia. Use the … Continue reading

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Shift Work Disorder- Free Sleep CEUs

NO LONGER AVAILABLE FOR CREDIT Shiftwork and Other Circadian Disorders- Overview of circadian rhythm and related disorders. Define shift work disorder. Explain how shift work affects different demographics. Learn how to fill in and read a sleep diary. Explain how shift work disorder symptoms can … Continue reading

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OSA: Dx & Treatment- Free Sleep CEUs

Comparative Effectiveness of Diagnosis and Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea-Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is an important public health issue due to associated morbidity and mortality rates, attendant comorbidities (e.g., hypertension and diabetes), and adverse effects on quality of life. Attended … Continue reading

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