Continuing Education

Credit TypeAASM/SRS MemberNonmember
Continuing Medical Education (CME) Credit for Physicians$25$40
Continuing Education for Technologists$0 (must be selected during registration)$20
Continuing Education (CE) for Psychologists$50$50
Letter of Attendance$25$40
DayCredit Hours Possible
Thursdayup to 1.0
Fridayup to 24.75
Saturdayup to 25.0
Sundayup to 25.0
Postgraduate Coursesup to 40.75

Learning Objectives 

After attending Virtual SLEEP 2020, participants should be able to: 

  1. Summarize relevant information on the latest sleep research and clinical practices; 
  2. Identify present issues or challenges in diagnosis/treatment of sleep disorders, practice of sleep medicine or topics related to the field of sleep; 
  3. Integrate strategies and tools for the enhancement/advancement of sleep medicine; and 
  4. Recognize and discuss common sleep disorders. 

Continuing Medical Education (CME) Credit for Physicians
SLEEP 2020 meeting activities have been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) and the Associated Professional Sleep Societies, LLC (APSS). The American Academy of Sleep Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The American Academy of Sleep Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 115.00* AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsPhysicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Physician Assistant (PA) Credit
PAs may claim a maximum of 115.00* Category 1 credits for completing this activity. NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. To receive proof of participation from SLEEP 2020, please select “Letter of Attendance” during the registration process. 

Nurse Practitioner (NP) Credit
NPs may claim a maximum of 115.00* Category 1 credits for completing this activity. The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board (AANPCB) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME. Individuals are responsible for checking with the AANPCB for further guidelines. To receive proof of participation from SLEEP 2020, please select “Letter of Attendance” during the registration process. 

Technologist Continuing Education
The American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) will offer AASM Continuing Education Credits (CECs) to sleep technologists who attend SLEEP 2020. A maximum of 115.00* credits will be awarded. 

Letter of Attendance
Individuals who are not eligible for any type of continuing education credits offered at SLEEP 2020 may receive a letter of attendance outlining the number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits designated for the sessions they attend at SLEEP 2020. 

Continuing Education (CE) for Psychologists
Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Amedco LLC and Associated Professional Sleep Societies (APSS). Amedco LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Psychologists
Amedco LLC designates this activity for a maximum of 16.0 live / 119.50 enduring Psychologist contact hours.

The following state boards accept courses from APA providers for Counselors: AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, MD, ME, MO, NC, ND, NH, NE, NJ, NM, NV, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WI, WY

MI: No CE requirements

The following state boards accept courses from APA providers for MFTs: AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IN, KS, MD, ME, MO, NE, NC, NH, NJ, NM, NV, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI, WY

The following state boards accept courses from APA providers for Addictions Professionals: AK, AR, CO, CT, DC, DE, GA, IA, IN, KS, LA, MD, MO, MT, NC, ND, NE, NJ, NM, NY (outstate held)*, OK, OR, SC, UT, WA, WI, WY

MA / MFTs: Participants can self-submit courses not approved by the MAMFT board for review.

The following state boards accept courses from APA providers for Social Workers: AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO, DE, FL, GA, ID, IN, KY, ME, MN, MO, NE, NH, NM, OR, PA, VT, WI, WY

* If the activity is held live in the state of NY, then direct addictions board is required, ie: NAADAC. If the activity is held outside NY, is virtual, enduring or remote, it is considered “outstate” and this reciprocity applies.

*The maximum number of credits available for attending Virtual SLEEP 2020 is inclusive of all ticketed and general sessions. Ticketed sessions must be purchased and attended in order to claim the maximum number of credits. The maximum number of credits available without purchasing ticketed sessions is 74.25.