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The 13th Annual Educational Symposium will be held in San Diego on September 25-26, 2020, at the Courtyard Marriott San Diego Airport/Liberty Station.

It Goes to Show, You Never Can Tell

  By: Rafael Pelayo, MD It seems that the news about the Coronavirus pandemic got markedly worse after we lost an hour of sleep due to the daylight-saving shift.  Correlations are not causation, but lack of sleep makes us more susceptible to viral infections.  So...

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The Sleep Tech Paradox

By: Jonathan Sherrill, BA, RST, RPSGT A paradox is any seemingly absurd or self-contradictory statement or proposition that when investigated or explained may prove to be well founded or true. The job of the sleep tech is inherently a paradox, as working overnight...

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Fatigue

By: Andrew S. Binder, MD, FAASM, FCCP All of us in healthcare hear patients complain of fatigue.  “Doc, I’m tired of being tired,” is what I have heard so many times in my career that I use it as the title of talks that I give to medical residents as well to the lay...

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Is technology hindering or helping sleep tech development?

By: Jonathan Sherrill, BA, RPSGT, RST Are we relying too much on technology? When using the computer, how many of us rely on spell check to constantly fix the same spelling errors in place of general word memorization? On our phones, how many of us rely exclusively on...

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Leadership for Technical Professionals: Competence

By Edwin M Valladares, MS, RPSGT Competence is, “the ability to do something successfully or efficiently.”1 To move from a technical position to a leadership position you will need to be competent in what you are already doing and in what you will be doing as a...

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Service Mindset Leadership

By Edwin M Valladares, MS, RPSGT It has been said that the heart is deceitful1, so knowing our motive for being in a leadership position can be cloudy to ourselves. But our motives are analogous to body language. We may not be speaking with words, but we are always...

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Good Leaders Know How to Lead and How To Follow

By Edwin M Valladares, MS, RPSGT “Good leaders know how to lead and how to follow.” Not many books are written on this aspect of leadership, but it’s a foundational principle. In a world where leaders are interrupting industries, it is challenging to see how this...

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Leadership for Technical Professionals

By Edwin M Valladares, MS, RPSGT I’ve heard many techs assume they will get into management positions by shear desire and seniority. However, the fact is that it takes ability to lead and manage a team, group, lab, clinic or company. To develop ability, we all need...

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Diagnosing REM Sleep Behavior Disorder

Can we continue to diagnose REM sleep behavior disorder the way we do? By Emmanuel During, MD Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine Stanford University Few topics in sleep medicine have in the recent years gained as much attention and scientific insights...

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It Goes to Show, You Never Can Tell

It Goes to Show, You Never Can Tell

  By: Rafael Pelayo, MD It seems that the news about the Coronavirus pandemic got markedly worse after we lost an hour of sleep due to the daylight-saving shift.  Correlations are not causation, but lack of sleep makes us more susceptible to viral infections.  So...

The Sleep Tech Paradox

By: Jonathan Sherrill, BA, RST, RPSGT A paradox is any seemingly absurd or self-contradictory statement or proposition that when investigated or explained may prove to be well founded or true. The job of the sleep tech is inherently a paradox, as working overnight...

Fatigue

By: Andrew S. Binder, MD, FAASM, FCCP All of us in healthcare hear patients complain of fatigue.  “Doc, I’m tired of being tired,” is what I have heard so many times in my career that I use it as the title of talks that I give to medical residents as well to the lay...

Medical Advisor for Lifestyle Brand

Job Title: Medical Advisor for Lifestyle Brand Job Description We are launching a modern lifestyle brand, centered around sleep health in women. We are one part media brand, the other part marketplace. We are seeking medical advisers to serve on our advisory board....

Is technology hindering or helping sleep tech development?

By: Jonathan Sherrill, BA, RPSGT, RST Are we relying too much on technology? When using the computer, how many of us rely on spell check to constantly fix the same spelling errors in place of general word memorization? On our phones, how many of us rely exclusively on...

Sr. Sleep Technologist – Float

Company Name: UCLA Health Job Title: Senior Sleep Technologist - Float Job Description Play a vital role within a world-class health organization. Advance our knowledge and enhance our treatment of sleep disorders. Take your career to the next level. Ucan do all this...

Leadership for Technical Professionals: Competence

By Edwin M Valladares, MS, RPSGT Competence is, “the ability to do something successfully or efficiently.”1 To move from a technical position to a leadership position you will need to be competent in what you are already doing and in what you will be doing as a...

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