The standards require a single Medical Director who is a designated physician licensed in the state where the Specialty Practice is located.
Medical staff members may include physicians, licensed psychologists, APRN, and physician assistants that hold a valid, unrestricted state license in the state where patients are evaluated, diagnosed, or treated. All medical staff members that utilize HSAT must be appropriately trained in the indications for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and HSAT.
Technical staff members must maintain appropriately trained, supervised, and, where required by law, licensed personnel. Technical staff must be trained on the proper use of HSAT devices including device operations, application of sensors, use, maintenance, warnings and safety; instruction of patients in the use of HSAT devices; troubleshooting of HSAT problems; and Infection control.
Scoring personnel must be one of the following: RST, RPSGT, CPSGT, respiratory therapists with the sleep disorders specialist certification (either CRT-SDS or RRT-SDS), or medical staff members/PhDs board-certified in sleep medicine.