We offer the BRPT’s Self Study Program for learners who want to gain foundational knowledge of sleep. It is a comprehensive program consisting of structured online curriculum, focusing on key areas within the realm of sleep. The program is delivered over 5 weeks and learners have access to the online content for 12 weeks from the course start date.
Who Is This For?
New to the sleep field? This course is for you!
The Self Study Program is designed for individuals who have limited knowledge of sleep. This program provides foundational knowledge of sleep needed to challenge both the Certified Polysomnographic Technician (CPSGT) credentialing exams. This is an entry-level certification earned by individuals new to the sleep field. The CPSGT certificate is valid only for three years and cannot be renewed. This course can also be taken for those planning to challenge the Registered Polysomnographic Technician (RPSGT) credentialing exam. The RPSGT credential is recognized internationally and represents the highest certification in the field for health care professionals who clinically assess patients with sleep disorders.
Yes, we are a STAR provider for BRPT. Both the Focused 2 Sleep Training Program and the Sleep Self Study programs are approved by the BRPT. These programs are required to challenge the CPSGT and RPSGT credentialing exams.
You will need to devote at least 15- 20 hours a week, for 5 weeks, to complete the online Sleep Self Study Program.
In addition, you will need:
- Textbook- Fundamentals of Sleep Technology, third edition, can be purchased through AAST or Amazon
- AASM Scoring Manual- can be purchased through AASM
- Computer (Laptop)
- Strong internet connection
- Commitment and dedication
The Sleep Self Study Program is an online program delivered over 5 weeks. The learners need to cover specific content and activities every week. There is a 15–20-hour time commitment required every week.
The Sleep Self Study Program is delivered online while the Focused 2 Sleep Training program is in-person.
All questions/emails will be answered within 2 business days. Virtual support is available on request at a mutually convenient time.
- The online Sleep Self Study Program encompasses the background (theory) information to facilitate the competency-based objectives covered in the Focused 2 Sleep Training Program. This information is also required for and tested in the BRPT credentialing exam.
- The in-person Focused 2 Sleep Training program includes the hands-on training and skills to complete the competency-based objectives outlined by BRPT. These skills are essential for working in the clinical environment and are also tested as multiple-choice questions on the credentialing exam.
Yes, successful completion of both programs is required if you fall under BRPT’s CPSGT Pathway 3. RPSGT Pathway 4.
The Sleep Self Study Program should be completed first and is a pre-requisite for the Focused 2 Sleep Training Program.
All the quizzes within the programs prepare the learners for the final exam. Learners have multiple attempts to successfully complete the quizzes and two attempts to successfully complete the final exam. The pass % for these quizzes and the Final exam is 70%.
We recommend that learners write the exam within 2 weeks of completing the Focused 2 Sleep Training Program to set themselves up for success. They should apply to write the credentialing exam right away as the approval takes another 1-2 weeks.
The content for the Sleep Self Study Program can be accessed on the learning management system for 12 weeks from the course start date.
STAR Focused 2 sleep training program
New to the sleep field? This course is for you.
We offer BRPT’s Focused 2 sleep training to prepare individuals who plan to challenge the Certified Polysomnographic Technician (CPSGT) credentialing exam. This is an entry-level certification earned by individuals new to the sleep field. The CPSGT certificate is valid only for three years and cannot be renewed. This training is also taken for the Registered Polysomnographic Technician (RPSGT) credentialing exam.