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BRPT Website Wins 2018 WebAward

The BRPT’s newly redesigned website was presented with the Web Marketing Association (WMA) 2018 Web Award for Outstanding Achievement in Web Development.  Since 1997, the WMA’s annual WebAward Competition has been setting the standard of excellence for website development. Independent expert judges from around the world review sites in 96 industries. The best are recognized with […]

Important Changes to CCSH Eligibility

Important Changes to CCSH Eligibility By Jim Magruder BRPT Executive Director At their June 30, 2018 board meeting, the BRPT Board of Directors reviewed the current eligibility criteria for the CCSH exam. After lengthy deliberations, the Board recognized the current eligibility criteria may be unfairly excluding a number of seasoned sleep health professionals with RPSGTs […]

Important A-STEP Self Study Program Requirements Clarification

In light of recent clarifications made by A-STEP, we have updated our A-STEP STAR Designated Self Study Program requirements accordingly: Effective June 1, 2018 AASM A-STEP users that completed the series of 23 Self-Study Modules prior to 6/1/2018 are now required to complete three additional A-STEP modules.  Individuals whose original A-STEP modules have expired (36-months […]

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 […]

Effective May 1 – New RPSGT and CPSGT Exam Blueprints

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. […]

Important Update For CPSGT & RPSGT Exam Candidates Taking A-STEP SELF STUDY MODULES

On January 1, 2018 the American Academy of Sleep Medicine made several updates and changes to the A-STEP Modules.  Effective June 1, all CPSGT & RPSGT exam candidates using the Eligibility Pathway 1 or 4 (RPSGT) or Pathway 1 or 3 (CPSGT) must complete the new series of 26 modules in their entirety in order to meet […]

Check Out The Sleep Educator Reimbursement Guide

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 […]

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New Version of the RPSGT Exam

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.

RPSGT Exam NCCA-Accredited!

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 […]

The Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists Names Jessica Schmidt President-Elect of the Board of Directors

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 […]

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