Arlington, VA – April 4, 2023 – The Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT) today announced an increase in its fee structure, the first increase in 13 years.
“While a price increase is never welcome news, rising administrative and testing costs are a reality,” said BRPT President Andrea Ramberg, MS, CCSH, RPSGT. “Our mission remains two-fold: to maintain the strength and integrity of the BRPT’s credentialing program and to offer candidates and credential holders the offerings and support they need to advance their careers.”
Ramberg also noted that after more than a decade, the BRPT will make a significant investment in new technology to upgrade its Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system to better support credential holders.
The following changes will go into effect July 1, 2023:
|BRPT offering||Current fee||Fee as of July 1, 2023|
|Pediatric Sleep Specialty Exam||$150||$200|
|CSTE 1-2 Day (up to 16 hours) Live Education Program||$125||$250/per 8 hours|
|CSTE 1-2 Hour Computer Based Learning||$50||$50/1 hour $75/2 hours|
|CSTE Late fee||$50||$75|
|NOTE: the CSTE one-hour lecture/in-service/case conference/webinar/computer-based learning module fee will remain $50||$50.00||$50.00|
About The BRPT
The BRPT develops and administers credentialing exams for polysomnographic technologists and technicians. The RPSGT is respected worldwide as the leading credential for polysomnographic technologists. Since the first credentialing exam administration in 1979, BRPT has credentialed more than 20,000 RPSGTs worldwide. In 2014, BRPT launched the Certification In Clinical Sleep Health (CCSH) examination for healthcare providers specializing in sleep medicine who work directly with sleep medicine patients, families and practitioners for patient care management, improved outcomes, and sleep health education and advocacy for patients and the community.
Headquartered in Arlington, VA, the BRPT is an independent, non-profit certification board that cultivates the highest professional and ethical standards for polysomnographic technologists. The BRPT administers the RPSGT, CPSGT, and CCSH exams in the United States and internationally, as well as the Pediatric Sleep Certificate Program. Additionally, the BRPT maintains the RPSGT registry and CPSGT roster. The BRPT also provides its Continuing Sleep Technology Education (CSTE) Program for educational providers seeking continuing education credits for their offerings. For more information, please visit www.brpt.org.
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