Hawaii welcomed guest speaker Cindy Altman, Chair Board of Directors, Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT), on March 16, 2013 at 2013 NAPSS Honolulu meeting held at the the Queens Conference Center. Cindy’s appearance marks the first BRPT speaker in Hawaii. Cindy presented a BPRT Update and Sleep-Wake Cycle lecture that was of particular interest to night shift technologists.
In addition to Cindy Altman, NAPSS wishes to thank speakers Roger Yim, MD who presented “Overlap Syndrome,” Dan Ray who presented “PAP-NAPs” and “Sleep and Diabetes,” and Glenn Roldan who presented “Scoring Updates” for their commitment to sleep technology and medicine education.
NAPSS Honolulu would not be possible without the generous support of the vendors. This year’s exhibitors and sponsors include:
Fisher-Paykel – Melo Amoroso
Optigen – Renee Cassaniti
ResMed – Daniel Ray
Respironics – David Hauri
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Have you noticed? The Network of Asia Pacific Sleep Technologists (NAPST) has changed the organization’s name to NAPSS, no longer limited to Technologists, as we embrace Sleep Specialists. This multidisciplinary continuum from diagnostics to treatment and care is the theme of the March 17, 2012 conference. The NAPSS executive team has invited world-class specialists to provide a glimpse into the future of not just polysomnography, but a mix of sleep, chronic disease management that includes fatigue management, and the technology in our future