|Candidates in Clinical Neurophysiology|
|Candidates are those in the field of clinical neurophysiology, who are seeking ABPN Board Certification. All candidates will need to complete and submit an application in order to qualify for an examination. Each application will be reviewed by the credentials department. Candidates become diplomates after passing their examination. Diplomates will then begin the process of maintenance of certification.
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Candidates in Clinical Neurophysiology
The initial certification in the subspecialty of clinical neurophysiology examination is a 200-item, multiple-choice, four-hour examination administered via computer at Pearson VUE testing centers. The Board advises applicants, in writing, of acceptance to the examination.
Maintenance of Certification
The maintenance of certification examination is a 150-item, multiple-choice, examination administered via computer for four hours. Candidates have the opportunity to choose among the standard MOC examination (45% EEG, 46% NCS/EMG, 9% other), EEG emphasis MOC examination (80% EEG, 11% NCS/EMG, 9% other), EMG emphasis MOC examination (79% NCS/EMG, 13% EEG, 8% other). Candidate knowledge will be assessed in core clinical neurophysiology, electroencephalography, and nerve conduction studies/electromyography.