The American Academy of Sleep Medicine, (AASM) is a professional society for the medical sub-specialty sleep medicine. AASM was established in 1975 for the purpose of offering certification training, education and certifying professionals in the various professional levels. As of 2007, AASM as certified more than 1,000 sleep centers and labs. The main purpose of AASM is to establish a standard for the field of sleep medicine, and advocating for the field as an important component in treatment.
A new study found that fatigue associated with shift work influences how officers interact day-to-day during encounters with the public, which can either build or erode trust in the police.
Jun 08, 2016 in Social Sciences