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THE BRETC
EXAM

The Board of Registration of EMG Technologists of Canada was officially formed in June of 1995 with the financial support of two parent associations, the AETC and the CSCN (EMG Section). The founding members of the board were two registered EMG technologists appointed by the AETC and two physicians, a physiatrist and a neurologist, appointed by the CSCN (EMG section).

About the Registration Exam.

A registration examination for EMG technologists is offered by the Board of Registration for Electromyography Technologist of Canada (BRETC). 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.

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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)

WHERE WE WORK.

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).

REGISTRATION DEADLINE

June 28th 2021
 

EXAM DATES

Tentatively scheduled for October 2021
Technical exam: 
Toronto, ON – Date TBA

Written exam: Toronto, ON – Date TBA

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