About the Registration Exam.
The purpose of the examination is to assess the competence of the individual to effectively carry out the technical task in an EMG laboratory. Candidates technical skill, insight, adaptability and theoretical knowledge is evaluated during a two part examination. The Board was formed to serve as the certifying body for EMG Technologists in Canada with the objectives below.
To maintain and enforce the national standards of knowledge and proficiency in electromyography technology
To administer and conduct appropriate examinations to assess the knowledge and proficiency of electromyography technologists
To assist in the educational process for electromyography technologists as the Board deems necessary
To issue certificates of recognition to those who successfully passed the examination and to permit them to use the designation, Registered Electromyography Technologist, R.T. (EMG)
ABOUT THE BRETC.
This board is comprised of physician members of the Canadian Society of Clinical Neurophysiologists (CSCN) EMG Section and registered technologist members of the Association of Electromyography Technologists of Canada (AETC).