CPSGT References

CPSGT Examination Suggested References

The following references can help with preparation for the CPSGT exam. The list is not all inclusive and inclusion does not constitute endorsement by BRPT or any officers or representatives of BRPT. There are many good textbooks and references available to be used as companions to STAR-designated Self-Study, Focused, and Focused 2 education programs. Candidates should choose study options based on their educational needs and learning preferences. Study materials should be current and the most recent versions or editions. As a general guideline, candidates should consider using one basic sleep technology textbook in addition to the STAR program, the AASM scoring manual, and selected AASM standards and guidelines.

  • The AASM Manual for the Scoring of Sleep and Associated Events, Rules, Terminology and Technical Specifications
  • International Classification of Sleep Disorders; Diagnostic and Coding Manual, 3rd edition
  • American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) Practice Parameters and Clinical Guidelines. The current professional standards and guidelines are available at no charge at www.aasmnet.org including:

    • Practice Parameters for the Indication of Polysomnography and Related Procedures
    • Practice Parameters: The Clinical Use of the MSLT & MWT
    • Clinical Guidelines for the Use of Unattended Portable Monitoring in the Diagnosis of OSA in Adults
    • Clinical Guidelines for the Manual Titration of Positive Airway Pressure in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea
  • Numerous sleep technology reference books are available, such as:
    • Fundamentals of Sleep Medicine, 1st Edition – Berry
    • Fundamentals of Sleep Technology, 3rd edition – Chiong, Mattice, Brooks
    • Sleep Disorders Medicine, Basic Science, Technical Considerations and Clinical Aspects, 3rd edition – Chokroverty
    • A Clinical Guide to Pediatric Sleep: Diagnosis and Management of Sleep Problems, 3rd edition – Mindell, Owens

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