Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists

JUNE 2013

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR THE BRPT SYMPOSIUM AND CLINICAL SLEEP EDUCATOR PROGRAM


Register today for the BRPT's 7th annual RPSGT-only Symposium and/or the Clinical Sleep Educator program in Louisville, KY. The Symposium will take place at the Marriott Hotel in Downtown Louisville, KY on September 13-14, 2013 and is preceded by the Clinical Sleep Educator Certificate Program on September 12, 2013. The programs, taking place in the heart of the entertainment district of Louisville, provide easy access to 4th Street Live via a sky bridge. The location also offers the opportunity to visit major landmarks such as the Riverfront Plaza Belvedere, and Muhammad Ali Center.

The Symposium's theme, Sleep: Overlooked Strategy to Good Health will be the focus of the keynote address delivered by Dr. David Davila, Medical Director of Baptist Health Medical Center Sleep Clinic in Little Rock, AR and member of the Board of Directors of The National Sleep Foundation. BRPT is also honored to have Dr. Russell Rosenberg, Chairman of the National Sleep Foundation Board of Directors, presenting during the Symposium. The exciting lineup of speakers this year includes some of the most respected and well-published technologists, physicians and nurses in the country. The Symposium also includes a unique session featuring a well-known presenter, Dr. Victor Woodlief, speaking out about sleep apnea and the steps the National Football League is taking to address and tackle sleep apnea.

Networking and social events will include receptions, introduction of a new sleep textbook authored by Bonnie Robertson and Buddy Marshall, and a book signing session with Julie Flygare, who is a leading narcolepsy spokesperson, published author, blogger, yogi and runner diagnosed with narcolepsy and whose book, Wide Awake and Dreaming won first prize in San Francisco Book Festival's Biography/Autobiography competition.

The CSE program is designed to provide licensed or certified health care providers with basic tools and knowledge to work with patients and the public to build self-awareness and understanding of sleep quality, the importance of sleep, and the recognition of signs and symptoms of sleep disorders, primarily sleep apnea. The program focuses on techniques to communicate with patients and how to troubleshoot issues for patients who are struggling with, or having a difficult time adjusting to, treatments for sleep apnea. For more information on the CSE Program, click here.

Learn about the latest hot topics in sleep medicine, earn up to 14.5 CSTEs and network with your professional colleagues -- join us in Louisville!