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Home Sleep Apnea Testing – Where Are We?

By Jessica Schmidt, MA, FACHE, RPSGT, CCSH BRPT President I was recently invited to participate in a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Workshop entitled “Study Design Considerations for Devices including Digital Health Technologies for Sleep Disordered Breathing in Adults.” The goal of the workshop was to examine the appropriate design of clinical studies to evaluate […]

Evolution of the Sleep Professional

By Andrea Ramberg Evolution, by any stretch of the imagination, can be a hard concept to grasp. It involves acknowledging that what is happening at the moment might not be the best thing to bring into the future, but trusting that the unknown is going to lead you to where you should be. How we […]

Important Update to CRCE Credits Effective 9/1/2018

Attention credential holders: The American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) is long-known for offering a wide range of excellent educational opportunities for its members.  We value these programs and believe the sleep-related content is as an integral part of a sleep technologist’s professional development. The BRPT facilitates the approval of high quality continuing education opportunities to […]

A Snapshot of CCSH Credential Holders

By Andrea Ramberg, AS, RPSGT, CCSH   With more than 800 CCSH credential holders in the field working today, we thought it would be a good time to gather some of their thoughts and insights on how they’re using the credential. At the beginning of the year, we issued a survey and had a great […]

Celebrating An Important Milestone

By Jessica Schmidt, MA, FACHE, RPSGT, CCSH BRPT President This year will be a momentous one for the BRPT. First of all, it’s the 40th anniversary of our organization! The BRPT started as a small group of professionals who travelled the country to administer the RPSGT exam on location and with practical components. As the organization grew, it […]

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BRPT’s Credentialing Director Earns Important Designation for Certification Professionals

By Lydia Pelliccia, BRPT Communications Director We’re delighted to report that our very own Ashley Shelton, BRPT’s Credentialing Director, has earned the Credentialing Specialist certificate after completing the Institute For Credentialing Excellence (ICE) assessment-based certificate program for credentialing professionals. ICE recognizes certification has become a profession that requires its own unique competencies. The assessment-based Certificate Program for […]

BRPT Unveils New and Improved Website

By BRPT Website Task Force Chairs: Helen S. Driver, PhD, RPSGT, DABSM, Somnologist, CCSH and Jomo M. Nkunika, MSHCA, BS, CCSH, RPSGT, RST After months of designing, strategizing, vetting, copywriting, editing and testing, we are delighted to launch the new BRPT website! Not only is the new website modern and attractive—it’s also vastly more functional […]

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