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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Case of the Month #13: Patient with Unsuccessful PAP Titration

CEC Credits: 1.00

Category: Case of the Month

Free for members until 7/31/2016 11:59 PM

Mr. K. has an unsuccessful PAP titration. The patient has persistent apnea during NREM sleep and when supine, but apnea resolves at a relatively low pressure when the patient is in stage R sleep. The patient also has periodic limb movements during titration.

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Journal Club #42: Sleep Apnea Severity Classification

CEC Credits: 1.00

Category: Journal Club

Free for members until 7/31/2016 11:59 PM

A discussion of measures of the severity of Obstructive Sleep Apnea. The AASM scoring manual permits different criteria for the scoring of hypopnea. The AHI can be substantially different depending on which criteria are used. Dr. Hudgel has written an editorial that examines this issue and provides suggestions for calibrating the AHI depending on the criteria used in order to standardize comparisons across laboratories.

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