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Category Archives: Respiratory Therapy News

Distance Learning During the COVID-19 Crisis

CEU’s for the Sleep Technologist COVID-19 is a respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) virus, and we are learning more about it every day. There is currently no vaccine to protect against COVID-19. At this point, the best way to prevent infection is to avoid being exposed to the virus that causes it. Stopping […]

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Continuing Education – Is it Necessary?

Continuing Education for Sleep Technologists and Respiratory Therapists – Is it Necessary? In health care, many of us view continuing education as a pathway to national and state credentialing as well as licensure. And this is a valid reason to pursue education beyond the academic setting. BUT – this is not the only reason to […]

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Pediatric Sleep Hygiene: Should you let them cry it out?

Why Quality Sleep is Essential to our Children “Behavioral insomnia is highly prevalent, affecting approximately 25% of children. It involves difficulties initiating and maintaining sleep and frequently results in inadequate sleep, leading to an array of negative effects for both the child and the child’s family.” – Jennifer Vriend & Penn Corkum, National Center for […]

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Continuing Education Options for Sleep & Respiratory Medicine

Happy New Year from SleepEdu.org! With the arrival of the new year, each department manager or director usually takes time to review annual budgets, department efficiency, processes, schedules and time management, as well as their team’s success and performance. For those in the medical industry, continuing education is a necessary and essential aspect of your […]

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Sexual Harassment in the Medical Community

#MeToo Creates a Movement in 2017 “A recent study found that more than half of all American women—54% have experienced “unwanted and inappropriate sexual advances” at some point in their lives. 30% experienced it from male colleagues; 25% from men who could sway their careers.” – ABC News-Washington Post poll You cannot read the news on […]

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November is COPD Awareness Month

November is National COPD Awareness Month – Learn More, Breath Better “November is National COPD Awareness Month. Sponsored by the US COPD Coalition, the observance is a time for organizations and communities across the country to increase the overall awareness of COPD. COPD Learn More Breathe Better®, the title of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute’s […]

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October is ADHD Awarness Month: ADHD & Sleep Disorders

Knowing is Better – ADHD Awareness Month ADHD Awareness Month is celebrated every October, with events and activities happening across the country and around the world. Attention-deficit–hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common childhood psychiatric disorders, estimated to affect 5–10% of school-aged children worldwide. “Knowing is Better” as the Attention Deficit Disorder Association […]

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Featured Courses of the Month: New Course!

SleepEdu.org is continually working hard to improve your online education experience with well-crafted courses that offers beneficial and needed instruction to improve your patient care. This month, we have added a NEW course … “Non-Invasive Ventilation“, which we are excited to offer. And we are also featuring this month one of our most popular course, […]

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“Back to School” Special AARC Approved Course Package

Don’t Procrastinate when it comes to your Continuing Education Credits “Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.” – Thomas Jefferson As Fall approaches, this is the time of the year for young ones, from preschooler to college students, to return to serious learning when the Fall semester begins in late August or […]

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How to Get the Most out of your Online Education

Continuing Education is a requirement for Sleep Technicians and Respiratory Therapists, as well as other medical staff, with an average of 20 to 30 hours every two years of continuing education credits to maintain their license and accreditation.  Many view these continuing education courses, whether online or in person as a necessary evil, but did […]

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