New forms of the RPSGT and CPSGT exams will take effect May 1. All exam candidates sitting for either exam on or after May 1, are strongly encouraged to review the new exam blueprints, available (CPSGT, RPSGT). While the biggest change to both blueprints was a reorganization of the information, there were some content changes. […]
On January 1, 2018 the American Academy of Sleep Medicine increased the Accredited Sleep Technologist Education Program (A-STEP) self-study modules from 23 to 26. Effective June 1, all CPSGT & RPSGT exam candidates using the Eligibility Pathway 1 or 4 (RPSGT) or Pathway 1 or 3 (CPSGT) must complete all 26 modules.
This Reimbursement Guide is geared towards sleep professionals working as clinical sleep educators, Certification in Clinical Sleep Health credential holders, or those who hope to develop a program in their sleep center but aren’t sure how to bill for these services. Because these are new, evolving roles, there’s a lack of clarity and consistency in […]
Effective September 1, 2017, a new, shorter version of the RPSGT went into effect. Specifically, the new version of the RPSGT exam consists of 175 questions, versus 200. In addition, all items on the BRPT exams (CPSGT, RPSGT and CCSH) are referenced to version 2.4 of the AASM Scoring Manual.
The RPSGT credential is accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) confirming it complies with NCCA’s stringent standards for a professional certification program. Accreditation validates the integrity of the RPSGT program and is a mark of quality. Every five years, the BRPT must apply to have the credential reaccredited; the BRPT is pleased […]
Steve Marquis Begins Term As Treasurer; Two New Board Members Elected McLean, Virginia – January 17, 2017 – The Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT) named Jessica Schmidt, MA, RPSGT, President-Elect of the Board of Directors. Her two-year term as President will begin in January 2018. Schmidt has been a member of the BRPT Board […]
Polysomnography Student at Stony Brook University in New York Receives $2,500 McLean, VA – February 4, 2016 – The Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT) today announced that Yanyun Lin is the winner of the sixth Andrea Patterson Memorial Scholarship. Ms. Lin is a student enrolled in the respiratory care program, with the polysomnography […]
Theresa Krupski Begins Term As Past-President; Jessica Schmidt Receives ‘Shining Star’ Award McLean, Virginia – January 19, 2016 – The Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT) named Daniel D. Lane, RPSGT, CCSH, President of the Board of Directors. His two-year term as President begins this month. Lane has been a member of the BRPT […]
McLean, VA – May 15, 2015 – The Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT) is now accepting applications for the sixth annual Andrea Patterson Memorial Scholarship Program. The Scholarship Program awards a $2,500 tuition grant each year to a promising student of polysomnography who demonstrates a strong commitment to sleep medicine. Said BRPT President Theresa […]
Polysomnography Student at Collin College in Texas Receives $2,500 McLean, VA – February 12, 2015 – The Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT) today announced that Uzma Rashid is the winner of the fifth Andrea Patterson Memorial Scholarship. Rashid is a student enrolled in the Polysomnographic Technology program at Collin College in McKinney, Texas. […]