Explore the January 2023 Edition

Learn how companies reach people who would not otherwise encounter sleep specialists in this issue’s cover story. Plus, understand your direct-ship HST options, get advice from dentists who’ve grown their practices to multiple locations, learn what sex has to do with narcolepsy, and more.

January 2023 Sleep Review

CSTE Exam Preparation Articles

For thorough test preparation, please review these essential articles. They cover key topics and concepts that will be evaluated.

A Workaround to Identify the Undiagnosed

Learning Objectives:  Analyze the role of employers in sleep disorder diagnosis and management; explain the potential impacts of employer-based sleep programs on sleep medicine professionals.

Understanding Your Direct-Ship Home Sleep Testing Options

Learning Objectives: Explain three common direct-ship HST service models; understand the operational benefit and challenges of utilizing direct-ship HST options.

Advice from Dentists Who’ve Grown Their Sleep Practices to Multiple Locations

Learning Objectives: Understand the strategies and principles behind expanding a dental sleep medicine practice to multiple locations, focusing on team management, financial planning, and patient care optimization; evaluate the importance of building strong referral networks and the impact of personalized patient care in the growth and success of multi-location dental sleep practices.

Can Sleep Reactivity Predict Individuals’ Stress Reactions During a Pandemic?

Learning Objectives:  Define sleep reactivity; explain the potential impacts of CBT-I on sleep reactivity and pandemic-related distress.

What’s Sex Got to Do with Narcolepsy?

Learning Objectives: Analyze emerging research on potential sex and gender differences in narcolepsy symptoms and their implications for diagnosis and treatment, drawing from recent animal studies and clinical observations; evaluate the socioeconomic and physiological factors unique to males and females that may influence the manifestation and management of narcolepsy.

Terms for CSTE Qualification

The Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT) designates this educational activity–Sleep Review’s 2023 Digital Edition series—for a maximum of 3.5 Continuing Sleep Technology Education (CSTE) credits. Individuals should claim only those credits that he/she actually earned in the educational activity.  January 2023 Edition is worth 0.5 credits on its own; certificates will be issued every other week on Fridays to allow time for completion of the entire series, if desired.

To be awarded Continuing Sleep Technology Education (CSTE) credit, BRPT-credential holders must read the digital edition of Sleep Review and score 80% or higher on the post-test. The participant may re-take the post-test up to 3 times. If unable to achieve a passing score, credit cannot be issued.

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