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

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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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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