Advanced Forms of PAP Therapy

Take Your Skills to the Next Level

ASTEP Advanced Forms of PAP Therapy is a bundle of three modules that were designed specifically for experienced sleep technologists and Advanced Practice Providers (APPs) will help you gain further expertise. Learn how to properly care for patients with special considerations, including patients with physical and psychological disabilities as well as patients who are pregnant, among others. Listen to an in-depth discussion of advanced forms of PAP therapy for obstructive and central sleep apnea. 

Advanced Forms of PAP Therapy

This product includes: 

  • Patients with Special Considerations in the Sleep Center 
  • Advanced Forms of PAP Therapy (OSA) 
  • Advanced Forms of PAP Therapy (CSA) 

Credit offered: 3.00 AASM CEC Credits 

Estimated time to complete: 1.50 hours 

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to: 

  • Recognize characteristics of special needs patients and review approaches to providing quality care.

  • Discuss the parameters and functions of Bilevel modalities including when to implement for sleep-disordered breathing and other clinical scenarios.

  • Define the role of bilevel PAP therapies, including adaptive servo-ventilation, and oxygen therapy in the treatment of CSA.

Program Access

The program is available to be purchased at the cost of $52.50 for AASM members and $75 for non-members. Individuals will have open access to the modules to freely review and reference to empower technologists to excel in the field of sleep.