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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. In an effort to further support our exam candidates, we conducted a lengthy review of RPSGT exam results going back as far as 2010. Our goal was to […]
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: 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 […]
Tips for Maintaining your BRPT Credentials: https://www.aastweb.org/blog/maintaining-your-credentials
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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]