Free Member CECs - AAST Learning Modules

AAST members can earn 2.00 CECs per month by viewing free educational presentations geared towards sleep technologists and sleep center managers. Access this page using your login to view the newest Case of the Month and Journal Club Online Learning Modules free of charge as a benefit of AAST membership. Each module must be completed by the end of the month to claim CECs for the activity. New Case of the Month and Journal Club modules will be available on the first of every month.

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Journal Club #27: APRN and PA in Sleep Centers

CEC Credits: 1.00

Category: Journal Club

Free for members until 4/30/2017 11:59 PM

A discussion about the influx of APRNs and PAs into sleep medicine. How are they trained? What roles do they fill? How will NPs and sleep technologists function in an integrated sleep center that focuses on patient care? What is the role of primary care in the treatment of sleep disorders?

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Case of the Month #48: CSA due to medication treated with bi-level PAP

CEC Credits: 1.00

Category: Case of the Month

Free for members until 4/30/2017 11:59 PM

A patient returns to the sleep center with a previous diagnosis of OSA inadequately treated with CPAP. A diagnostic sleep study reveals severe central sleep apnea, possibly related to the patient’s use of a fentanyl patch and Percocet for treatment of chronic pain. The diagnosis of CSA due to drugs or medication is assessed and treatment options are discussed. A bi-level PAP titration study is presented and the paucity of guidelines for this disorder are reviewed.

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