American Association of Sleep Technologists
Established in 1978 as the Association of Polysomnographic Technologists (APT), the American Association of Sleep Technologists (AAST) is the premier allied health membership association of professionals dedicated to improving the quality of sleep and wakefulness in all people. The AAST is the leading advocate for the sleep technology profession.
The AAST membership consists of more than 4200 sleep technologists working in a variety of careers (i.e. clinical, research, education, sales, etc.).
For three decades the AAST has been advancing, preserving and promoting the sleep technology profession. As a national health care membership association of professionals dedicated to improving the quality of sleep and wakefulness in all people, AAST promotes and advances the sleep technology profession through continued development of educational, technical and clinical excellence in sleep disorders centers.
What is a Sleep Technologist
Trained in Sleep Technology and relevant aspects of Sleep Medicine, sleep technologists assist in the evaluation and follow-up care of patients with sleep disorders as identified in the current International Classification of Sleep Disorders.
Mission & Vision
The mission of the AAST is to promote and advance the sleep technology profession through the continued development of educational, technical and clinical excellence in sleep disorders.
Board of Directors
The AAST Board of Directors consists of four officers (President, President-Elect/Immediate Past President, Secretary, and Treasurer) and seven Directors-at-Large.
Members of the AAST have the opportunity to participate in one of the seven standing committees: CEC Accreditation, Communications, Educational Products, Government Affairs, Membership, Program, and Standards and Guidelines.
To contact the AAST regarding, A2Zzz, AAST Continuing Education Credit (CEC) Program, Advertising, General Questions, Membership, Products & Orders, AAST Web site, etc.
The American Association of Sleep Technologists offers the following advertising opportunities: A2Zzz (Display Ads, Classified Ads), AAST Web site (Banner Ads, Job Board), AAST Mailing List, AAST Supporter Membership and Sponsorship Opportunities
AAST Memorial Program
This program provides members of the AAST with a vehicle to remember and honor their peers and colleagues for their commitment and immeasurable contributions to the association as well as many years of ongoing service and dedication to the organization and the sleep technology profession.