Sleep Section Files and Resources

Sleep Section Files and Resources

Welcome to the Shared Policies, Protocols, & Forms area of the Sleep Section website. In this area, you can share and exchange policies, protocols, forms, and other important documents. The files are available in Microsoft Excel or Word compatible format, Rich Text Format (.rtf) or Adobe’s Portable Document Form (.pdf). To view submissions, you must have software installed and properly configured on your PC that can read these formats. Word processors such as Microsoft Word or Corel, WordPerfect can read and write .rtf files. Adobe’s free Acrobat Reader can read .pdf files.

How to Submit a File

The shared files are tools that have undergone peer review. To submit a file for review and possible posting on this page, send an e-mail message to Jessica Schweller with your Name, Address, Telephone number, Fax number, and a copy of the document you are submitting (preferably in .rtf or .pdf format) as an attachment. Also provide a brief explanatory title and a sentence or two that explains the document’s purpose. By submitting a document, you grant the right to have the document duplicated in whole or part.

How to Download a File

Browse the document titles and click on a title to download it to your PC.

Power Point

Sleep Technology: An Overview of Polysomnography and the Roles and Responsibilites of Sleep Technologists (5.1mb)

Curricular Designs for Sleep Programs (288k)

Credentialing vs Competency: What’s the Difference? (841k)

Word Documents

Description of conditions associated with OSA (76k)

Educational Resources for the RT Interested in Sleep Technology(58k)

Practice Guideline for the Perioperative Management of Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea Report by the American Society of Anesthesiologists Task Force released in the Fall of 2006 (32k)

Note: The AARC does not endorse or verify the accuracy of any of the information contained in these files and merely offers this service.