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Preparing For the STAR Program Changes Taking Effect in January

Preparing For The STAR Program Changes Taking Effect In January By: Amber Allen, BA, RPSGT, RST, CCSH Chair, BRPT Education Committee As BRPT works to assess the efficacy of STAR-designated education programs, beginning in the new year, we’re implementing a two-tiered checks and balances system. All existing STAR programs are required to submit an Annual […]

The BRPT Poised for Growth in 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lydia Pelliccia [email protected] 202.422.5205 The Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists Poised For Growth In 2020 BRPT Moves to Self-Management Model; Jim Magruder Named Chief Executive Officer Arlington, VA – December 18, 2019 – Since the first credentialing exam administration in 1979, the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT) has credentialed nearly […]

BRPT Prepares To Launch A New Pediatric Sleep Certificate Exam

The BRPT’s Pediatric Sleep Certificate Exam Introduction Based on extensive feedback from BRPT credential holders about the need for a specialty exam for pediatric sleep, the BRPT is pleased to announce the development of an online Pediatric Sleep Certificate Exam. This new exam for pediatric sleep will be available during the first quarter of 2020.  […]

The AAST’s New CCSH Designated Education Program Proves A Big Success At Its 2019 Annual Meeting

  Pictured above are participants in The CCSH Designated Education Program presented at the AAST 2019 Annual Meeting: Leading the Evolution In Sleep. The CCSH Designated Education Program, which debuted at the AAST 2019 Annual Meeting in St. Louis, resulted in a packed room with nearly 90 participants. Feedback from the post-program survey was overwhelmingly […]

Join Us At World Sleep 2019!

Join Us At World Sleep 2019! The Best of Sleep Medicine and Research We’re so excited the World Sleep Society is collaborating with the Canadian Sleep Society to host World Sleep 2019 September 20-25 at the Vancouver Convention Centre in Vancouver, Canada. World Sleep 2019 is a full scientific congress on sleep medicine and research […]

Tips for a Smooth Test Taking Experience

By Rachel Mouton, RPSGT, CCSH, LPN, Chair of the Exam Development Committee and Becky Appenzeller, RPSGT, R. EEG T., CNIM, CCSH, Director of the Exam Development Committee You’ve worked hard to prepare to sit for the BRPT credentialing exam(s). You’ve read the Candidate Handbook, taken advantage of the Study Guide, and when possible, you’ve taken […]

AAST CCSH Designated Education Program to Debut at the Annual AAST 2019 Meeting

AAST CCSH Designated Education Program to Debut at the Annual AAST 2019 Meeting The AAST will offer a new CCSH education program, entitled the AAST CCSH Designated Education Program, to meet CCSH exam eligibility under Pathway 3. This program will debut at the upcoming AAST 2019 Annual Meeting in St. Louis, MO on Friday, September […]

PRC Statement

In order to maintain the integrity of the CPSGT, RPSGT and CCSH credentials, the BRPT’s Professional Review Committee (PRC) is responsible for the strict enforcement of the Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct for the BRPT’s credentialing program. In the event of a high profile case involving a BRPT credential holder where patient […]

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Mourning the Loss of a True Leader in the Sleep Medicine Profession

Mourning the Loss of a True Leader in the Sleep Medicine Profession By Vikas Jain, MD, CCSH The world of sleep medicine lost an extraordinary leader when Christian Guilleminault passed away earlier this month. Much has been written about CG and his countless contributions to the field through his groundbreaking work as a clinician, scientist, […]

Effective August 1 – New CCSH Exam Blueprint

A new form of the CCSH exam will take effect August 1.  All exam candidates sitting for the CCSH exam on or after August 1, are strongly encouraged to review the new exam blueprint, available here.  Updated versions of the CCSH candidate handbook, study guide and practice exam will be available in June to reflect […]

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