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Practice Parameters and Guidelines

American Academy of Sleep Medicine. Practice Parameters and Guidelines.

Practice Tests

American Academy of Sleep Medicine. Sleep Technologist Practice Exams [digital]; 2019. American Academy of Sleep Medicine online store.

Practice Resources

RST candidates may 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.

This list is not intended to be inclusive of all potentially useful resources nor does inclusion on this list constitute an endorsement by the ABSM or any officers or representatives of the ABSM.

  1. American Academy of Sleep Medicine. An Introduction to Sleep Disorders. Darien, IL: American Academy of Sleep Medicine; 2018.
  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, IL: 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. American Academy of Sleep Medicine. Electrode Placement [digital video] in Electrode Placement: A Guide to an Accurate Sleep Study; 2018. American Academy of Sleep Medicine online store.
  5. Epstein LJ, Hughes P, Maher E, Kiernan M. Skin-to-Screen in Electrode Placement: A Guide to an Accurate Sleep Study; 2018. American Academy of Sleep Medicine online store.
  6. 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.
  7. Lee-Chiong T, Butkov N. Fundamentals of Sleep Technology, 2nd ed. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2007.
  8. 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.
  9. Kryger M, Roth T, Dement WC. Principles and Practice of Sleep Medicine, 6th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier; 2016.
  10. Robertson B, Marshall B, Carno M. Polysomnography for the Sleep Technologist: Instrumentation, Monitoring, and Related Procedures. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier; 2014.
  11. Chokroverty S. Sleep Disorders Medicine, 3rd ed. Philadelphia, PA: Saunders; 2009.