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American Association of Electrodiagnostic Technologists

As of 2016, the AAET examination is a written examination only. There is no longer a separate practical examination.

AAET National Registry Examination for Nerve Conduction Studies 
AAET Website
Contact Information:
Executive Office
American Association of Electrodiagnostic Technologists
PO Box 2770
Cedar Rapids, IA 52406
877.333.2238 (877.333.AAET)

For questions related to AAET National Registry Examination and Application process, please contact PTC at 212-356-0660.

AAET National Registry Examination for Nerve Conduction Studies
Application Deadline
Examination Date  
12/21/2018 1/19/2019 - 2/2/2019
4/15/2019 5/18/2019 - 6/1/2019
7/22/2019 8/17/2019 - 8/31/2019
In addition to the eligibility requirements below it is recommended that the candidate:
  • has received education through an Accredited Neurodiagnostic Technology program and/or have at least six months' experience involving training in both practical applications and theory directly related to Nerve Conduction Studies (NCS).

  • download and study from the AAET Handbook for Candidates.
Candidates are required to provide the following supporting documentation with submission of the AAET National Registry Examination for Nerve Conduction Studies. The application will allow for uploading the necessary files:
  1. Proof of performance of 300 patient encounters within three years of the application date. For the purposes of AAET registration, a patient encounter is defined as an individual patient visit. No more than 12 patient visits should be logged per work day. Use this form (link) to submit documentation of patient encounters.

  2. AAET Attestation Statement (link) signed by the supervising physician attesting that the technologist is not performing invasive (needle) examinations and that the physician is responsible for interpreting the data


    A copy of the certificate for the superseding active board certification which allows EMG and interpretation as stated by your state and regional guidelines.

  3. A copy of your certification card for Basic Life Support (BLS) for the Healthcare Provider under the American Heart Association.

  4. Complete and file the Application for the AAET National Registry Examination for Nerve Conduction Studies. (link)

  5. Pay $625 by credit card.
A candidate may sit for the AAET R.NCS.T examination after receiving confirmation of application, supporting documentation and payment.
Examination Fee $625.00
Regional Testing Center(s)
It will be offered at PSI testing centers. Click here to search for the site nearest you.

NOTE: You will not be able to select a testing center on the PSI site prior to receiving confirmation that you are registered for a certification exam.
Handbook and Application Request

AAET National Registry Examination for Nerve Conduction Studies


Now you can submit your online application for AAET National Registry Examination for Nerve Conduction Studies and pay with a Credit Card.

Please make sure you have read the Handbook for Candidates and have all the required information ready before starting the online application. 

Candidates must upload the following documentations to the online application system:
  1. A valid American Heart Association (AHA) endorsed Basic Life Saving (BLS) Card
  2. An Attestation Statement (this is a different form than the 2016 statement. The 2016 statement is no longer valid.) Click here to download
  3. A Patient Encounter Documentation Form Click here to download

Proceed to the PTC Online Applications System: 


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Note: paper application will be not accepted starting in 2017.

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