Individuals new to or interested in becoming involved in the management of a sleep center now have the opportunity to register for a new course through the AASM which will cover the topics necessary to begin a career in sleep center management. Basics of Sleep Center Management will be held on Saturday, March 3, 2012 at the AASM National Office in Darien, Illinois (a suburb of Chicago). During this one-day course, faculty will present a broad overview of sleep center management topics including:

  • The Sleep Center Today
  • Overview of Accreditation
  • Equipment Selection
  • Staffing Your Sleep Center
  • Staff Training and Certification
  • Sleep Center Finances
  • Sleep Center Marketing
  • Basics of Coding and Reimbursement
  • The Sleep Center of the Future

To learn more about this course, or to register, visit the Sleep Education Series portion of the AASM website. Members of the AASM and the American Association of Sleep Technologists (AAST) receive discounted pricing and can register on or before the advanced registration deadline of February 3, 2012 to save on registration fees. Questions about this course should be directed to the AASM meeting department by sending an email to or by calling 630-737-9768.