Skip to main content


Matthew McClain has the RPSGT and CCSH credentials. He's been working in the Sleep Industry for more than a decade. Read about his journey to becoming a Registered polysomnographic technologist. The BRPT accepts several different pathways to become eligible to sit for the RPSGT exam. One of those pathways is on-the-job training. Most of your e...

Continue reading


How to use your CPSGT credential

I started with a simple post about how to use your CPSGT credential and realized there's too much information. So, I've decided to expand with this blog. Here are 4 things you should do after passing the Certified Polysomnographic Technician exam and receiving your CPSGT credential.  1. Find a job at a sleep center You'll never know if you don...

Continue reading


CPSGT Candice’s Journey to Becoming a Sleep Technician

Life as a daytime Sleep Tech Are you interested in becoming a sleep tech and don't know where to start. This is a very brief overview of the different eligibility pathways to become... | By Focus Sleep School   Candice Turner is my go-to girl if I ever need help from the Sleep Lab. She is a daytime sleep tech at Fo...

Continue reading


How Colin became a CPSGT sleep tech

Finding the right Polysomnography Program Focus Sleep School had the pleasure of instructing Colin Baugh during our May 2022 A-STEP Introductory Course. He is currently working as a Certified Polysomnographic Technician, CPSGT, in Louisiana.  Colin started working at a sleep lab in September 2022, roughly 3 months after completing both pa...

Continue reading


State Sleep Society Meetings 2022

 I had the honor to attend and support local state sleep societies this past year. Being new to this region, I learned so much about sleep medicine in the South and met some amazing people in the field. Mississippi Sleep Society Meeting Jackson, MS The Mississippi Sleep Society hybrid Fall meeting was held on September 30th, 2022, in Jackson, ...

Continue reading

Sherri Hanson, RPSGT, RST, CCSH

Meet Our New Director

I was born and raised in northern Illinois. As a child I was always interested in teaching, more specifically in early education. I received an associate degree in applied science for early childhood education in 2007. After working with children for a couple years, I realized I wanted to try something else. It was around that time that I was revie...

Continue reading