2016 Certification Guidelines
American Sleep and Breathing Academy
40 hours of continuing education in Dental Sleep Medicine, in the last 2 years. This years Board Review and Annual Meeting can count towards the 40 hours. Proof must be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org before sitting for the certification exam.
Submit 10 cases that you personally treated successfully with Oral Appliance Therapy.
(Each case submission must be submitted and numbered as cases 1-10, with no names. Names must be whited out!)
Three must be severe, that were reduced by at least 50%. Three must be moderate that were reduced by at least 50% and have a treated AHI of less than 10. Four can be mild to moderate with a treated AHI of less than 5.
The diagnostic and follow up studies must be administered by a 3rd party diagnostic facility using either HST or PSG., and must be emailed to email@example.com, by January 15, 2017.
Pass the 100 question, certification exam. Categories for the exam:
Basic Sleep Medicine, Oral Appliance Therapy, Polysomnography, Portable Monitors, Surgery, Pediatrics, Complications, CPAP, Imaging