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.

learning modules

Journal Club #23: Respiratory Scoring

CEC Credits: 1.00

Category: Journal Club

Free for members until 8/31/2016 11:59 PM

Discussion of a study on the AASM Inter-scorer Reliability respiratory scoring results. The impact of random error and systematic bias are discussed. Opportunities for revision of the scoring rules to improve agreement are considered.

learning modules

Case of the Month #44: Can You Split a Cheyne-Stokes Patient?

CEC Credits: 1.00

Category: Case of the Month

Free for members until 8/31/2016 11:59 PM

In this “Case of the Month” educational program a patient with atrial fibrillation and witnessed pauses in breathing is discussed. Scoring of Cheyne-Stokes breathing pattern is reviewed. The number of respiratory events exceeds the AASM Practice Parameter criterion for a split night study, but the patient is not titrated. Can a patient with CSB be titrated on CPAP using a split night protocol? This question and more are addressed in this Case of the Month presentation.

View other available learning modules