SleepEdu.org provides Approved Online Continuing Education for Respiratory Therapists & Sleep Technologists to fulfill their required number of Continuing Education Units:
- Sleep technologists are required to become recertified every five years to maintain their credentials. To be recertified, one must either retake and pass the RPSGT or RST examination, or accrue 50 continued education credits (CECs) over the five years.
- Respiratory Therapist’s requirements are set by individual state boards, but average between 20 to 30 hours of continuing education every two years, with recertifications required annually or biannually depending on the state of residence. For a full list of CE requirements for Respiratory Therapists in the US, click here.
- DME Providers and Suppliers’ qualified staff and supervisors are needed to be in place, who are appropriately licensed for the state/region the DME supplier provides service. Competency of qualified state, including Sleep Technologists, Respiratory Therapist, Nurses and Nurse Practitioners need to be assessed and provided on-going training and assessment testing to meet local, state and federal guidelines. For DME regulatory boards in the US, click here. For Canadian regulatory boards for DME Suppliers, click here.
The Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT) designates this educational activity for a maximum of 43 Continuing Sleep Technology Education credits. Individuals should claim only those credits that he/she actually earned in the educational activity.
BRPT credential holders are solely responsible for entering continuing education credits into the online recertification portal.
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