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Become a Sleep Technologist

As a sleep technologist, you will be assisting specialists in the clinical assessment, testing, diagnosis, and prevention of sleep-related disorders. The American Academy of Sleep Medicine’s (AASM) Accredited Sleep Technologist Education Program (A-STEP) equips trainees with the education needed to excel as a sleep technologist and prepares you for taking a sleep technologist certification exam.

Discover A-STEP

A-STEP provides the educational component that meets eligibility requirements through two pathway options with the ABSM and BRPT. Based on the chosen pathway, A-STEP can be completed in one of two parts, the 80-Hour Introductory Course that is held by an A-STEP Introductory Course Provider and the Online Self-Study Modules consisting of a series of video presentations. Choose your path in the field of sleep technology on our Overview Page.

Be an A-STEP Introductory Course Provider

AASM accredited sleep facilities and academic institutions are eligible to be an A-STEP Introductory Course Provider. To be considered, AASM accredited programs must submit a completed application and fee for review and consideration. Upon approval, the educational program will be able to offer the 80-Hour Introductory Course over a two-year period. 

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As an accredited Introductory Course Provider, you will provide standardized education for those interested in the field of sleep technology.

Take the first step! Learn how you can benefit the field of sleep by becoming a course provider.

Become a Provider

Developed and operated by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, the leader in setting standards and promoting excellence in sleep medicine health care, education and research. The American Academy of Sleep Medicine is the only professional society dedicated exclusively to the medical subspecialty of sleep medicine.