Case Resources

Application

The 2020 ABDSM Certification Exam Application will be available beginning October 1, 2019.  Please visit the Application page for more information.
 

Submitting your cases: Organization and Method of Submission

The links below contain outlines in which all applicants must follow when organizing their cases. Those who apply for the 2020 exam will be required to submit case documentation in a digital format on a USB flash drive mailed to the ABDSM via traceable carrier. The cases must be postmarked prior to the submission deadline.
  

 2017 Application Outline   2018 Application Outline    2019 Application Outline 
                                                                                  

 

Templates

Below is a list of templates that applicants are required to use for case submission.All applicants are encouraged to use the divider pages via the link below to separate each section of the application.
 
 Divider Pages for Case Study Documentation  Business Associate Agreement
 Detailed Cases Summary Template Spreadsheet Cases Summary Template
 Observation Hours Template OSA Management with Oral Appliance Therapy Template 
MD Verification for Follow-up HSAT  

Detailed Case Example

Note: To protect the identities of the applicant, treating physician, patient and sleep center, all contact information has been redacted from view in order to be used as an example. 

 
1. Typed Synopsis 2. Pre-Treatment and Post-Treatment Sleep Studies
 Example of Typed Synopsis Example of Pre- and Post-Treatment Sleep Studies
 3. Follow-Up Visits - SOAP Format
 Example of Follow-up Visit Example of SOAP Notes: University of Kansas Example of SOAP Notes: American Association of Sleep Technologists
 4. OSA Management with Oral Appliance Therapy 5. Radiographs, Patient Photos, & Study Models
 OSA Management with Oral Appliance Therapy Examples of Radiographs and Study Model Photographs
 Note: As of January 1, 2020, radiograph and photo dates must be electronically stamped rather than hand written or typed.

Spreadsheet Case Example

Note: To protect the identities of the applicant, treating physician, patient and sleep center, all contact information has been redacted from view in order to be used as an example. 
 

 1. Pre-Treatment and Post-Treatment Sleep Studies 2. OSA Management with Oral Appliance Therapy
 Examples of Pre- and Post-Treatment Sleep Studies OSA Management with Oral Appliance Therapy