Tag: RPSGT

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 […]

Important Changes to STAR Programs Effective 2020

Important Changes to STAR Programs Effective 2020: In an effort to assess the efficacy of STAR-designated education programs, the BRPT will implement a two-tiered checks and balances system beginning in 2020. First, all existing STAR programs will be required to submit an annual report that outlines the following: 1. Number of completers. 2. Number of completers […]

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 […]

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 […]

BRPT Awards And Recognizes RPSGT #20,000

This month, the BRPT reached an important milestone awarding RPSGT #20,000. Since awarding the first RPSGT credential in 1979, the field of sleep technology has grown a tremendous amount and has established itself as an integral component of sleep medicine. Sleep disorders are more widely recognized and understood by the general public; use of technology […]

BRPT Announces RPSGT Examination Eligibility Change; Adds New Pathway

BRPT Announces RPSGT Examination Eligibility Change; Adds New Pathway The BRPT recently announced one change to its eligibility requirements: Under RPSGT Pathway 3 (CAAHEP/CoARC Graduate) BRPT removed the requirement that the education program be completed within a 3-year period prior to taking the exam. For more on the different Pathways go here. In addition, BRPT […]

RPSGT Exam Eligibility Changes – Effective March 1, 2013

RPSGT Exam Eligibility Changes – Effective March 1, 2013 Background In an effort to make the BRPT examination requirements for clinical experience more flexible for those working adjustable schedules, effective March 1, 2013 the BRPT changed how candidates track the clinical experience requirement. Also, to meet clinical experience requirements in states where on-the-job training is […]

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