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Category Archives: Sleep Tech News

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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Improving Sleep for the Whole Family when on Vacation

Did you know … “One in four Americans develop insomnia each year, but about 75 percent of these individuals recover without developing persistent poor sleep or chronic insomnia, while 25% experience acute insomnia each year.” – Science Daily* *This study is based on a study from researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the […]

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NEW Discounted Packages for Sleep Technologists CEUs

Why Choose SleepEdu.org for your Continuing Education Sleep technologists are required to get re-certified every five years to maintain their credentials. To get re-certified, one must either retake and pass the RPSGT or RST examination, or accrue 50 continued education credits (CECs) over the five years in the US or Canada. In any healthcare industry, […]

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The Cannibis Craze and it’s Affect on Sleep

Everywhere you turn, you’re seeing ads, commercials, signs and natural health providers touting the benefits of CBD oils, which a derivative of Cannabis plant. There is much confusion of the differences between CBD, THC, and medical marijuana, even sometimes in the court system, which is  instituting new laws and regulations to catch up with the […]

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Celebrate Sleep Technologists Appreciation Week

Sleep medicine is a fascinating and rapidly expanding field of expertise. New advances in sleep medicine, technology, and a growing public awareness into the health consequences of sleep disorders, have led to an increasing need for qualified sleep technologists. Registered polysomnographic sleep technologists  must get credentialing from the American Board of Sleep Medicine (ABSM), The Board of […]

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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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Trucks, Trains and Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)

For many truck drivers and train operators, the adequate amount of sleep is vital not only for the effectiveness of their duties but to protect the lives of their other passengers. What is Obstructive Sleep Apnea and what are the current Federal regulations for OSA testing? “Obstructive sleep apnea, or OSA, arises from what is […]

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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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A Proposal for Later School Start Times

Teenagers Need More Sleep Any parent who has the responsibility to awaken a sleeping teenager usually has their hand full! In fact, most parents of teenagers will tell you that teenagers today just don’t get enough sleep. According to the National Sleep Foundation’s Adolescent Research Report: Sleep Needs and Resource Guide and Patterns, “90% of […]

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