Technologists

The American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine (ABEM) Certified Nerve Conduction Technologist (CNCT) credential is designed to capture the specialized knowledge, skills, and abilities of technologists who specialize in performing nerve conduction studies (NCSs). CNCT technologists who earn this credential will show both the professional community and members of the public that they have achieved the highest standards of excellence in the performance of NCSs. Technologists who pass the exam are asked to participate in a maintenance of certification program (MOCP) that demonstrates to the public their ongoing commitment to keeping up-to-date with changes in the field.

Fill out the Interest in Certification form to sign up for communications related to upcoming ABEM CNCT activities.

Certified Nerve Conduction Technologist (CNCT) Initial Examination

The ABEM CNCT Initial Examination is held once a year and is administered at the candidate’s workplace through an online testing system. The computer-based examination is approximately 100-150 multiple-choice questions, with no video questions.

Candidates who pass the initial examination will automatically enroll in a 5-year technologist maintenance of certification program (TMOCP) cycle.

Technologist Maintenance of Certification Program (TMOCP)

Beginning in 2016, the ABEM TMOCP process will no longer include a recertification examination. 

For candidates who passed the initial CNCT Examination between 2011 and 2015, the ABEM Board has created new options to help Diplomates complete their TMOCP requirements. 

Starting in 2016, any candidate who passes the initial CNCT Examination will have one requirement for their TMOCP five-year cycle. Those Diplomates will have to complete a total of 5 AANEM Checkpoints (one for each year of their cycle) to automatically re-enroll in their next 5-year cycle, and avoid a lapse in certification.