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Suggested Reading List

RST candidates are encouraged to use the following references in preparation for the ABSM Sleep Technologist Registry Examination. The suggested readings are based on the topics covered in the RST exam:

  1. American Academy of Sleep Medicine. A Technologist’s Handbook: Understanding and Implementing the AASM Manual for the Scoring of Sleep and Associated Events: Rules, Terminology and Technical Specifications. Darien, IL: American Academy of Sleep Medicine; 2017.
  2. Berry RB, Brooks R, Gamaldo CE, et al.; for the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. The AASM Manual for the Scoring of Sleep and Associated Events: Rules, Terminology and Technical Specifications. Version 2.4. Darien, Illinois: American Academy of Sleep Medicine; 2017.
  3. American Academy of Sleep Medicine. International Classification of Sleep Disorders, 3rd ed. Darien, IL: American Academy of Sleep Medicine, 2017.
  4. Epstein LJ, Kristo D, Strollo PJ, et al. Clinical Guideline for the Evaluation, Management and Long-term Care of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Adults. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine 2009;5(3):263-76.
  5. Kushida CA, Chediak A, Berry RB, et al. Clinical Guidelines for the Manual Titration of Positive Airway Pressure in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine 2008;4(2):157-71.
  6. Lee-Chiong T, Butkov N. Fundamentals of Sleep Technology. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2007.
  7. Littner MR, Kushida C, Wise M, et al. Practice Parameters for Clinical Use of the Multiple Sleep Latency Test and the Maintenance of Wakefulness Test. Sleep 2005;28(1):113-21.
  8. American Academy of Sleep Medicine. An Introduction to Sleep Disorders. Darien, IL: American Academy of Sleep Medicine, 2018.
  9. Rosenberg R, Trimble M, Brooks R, Hebding J, Mattice C. A Technologist’s Guide to Performing Sleep Studies. Westchester, IL: American Academy of Sleep Medicine, 2009.