AASM Standards for Accreditation: All non-registered technical staff working at the sleep facility must show either proof of enrollment or completion of the A-STEP program within 2 years of date of registration. (Standard B-10)
Eligibility and Requirements: The ABSM and BRPT require all trainees to complete the A-STEP program within 36 consecutive months (three years from date of registration) of sitting for the registry exams. Login to your A-STEP account to confirm the module expiration date and if required steps to complete the current series of Online Self-Study Modules.
Member Benefit: The A-STEP program is a separate entity and not included as a member benefit by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM). Discounts on the Self-Study Modules are given to trainees who have completed both the 80-Hour Introductory Course and 80-Hour Introductory Course Final Exam.
Financial Assistance: The AASM does not offer financial assistance, grants or use of the GI Bill to purchase the A-STEP program.