Canadian Society of Clinical Neurophysiologists (CSCN)

Mission Statement

To promote and encourage all aspects of neurophysiology, including research and education in neurophysiology, as well as assessment and accreditation in the field of clinical neurophysiology;

To provide for annual scientific sessions to promote the knowledge and practice of clinical neurophysiology.

The Canadian Society of Clinical Neurophysiologists incorporated in 1990. Today, the CSCN has approximately 250 members and represents clinical neurophysiologists in Canada.

The CSCN Board of Directors manages the business, initiatives and finances of the CSCN. The board appoints CSCN members to sit on various CNSF committees, including the Professional Development Committee and the Scientific Program Committee. The President and Vice-President of the CSCN also sit on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Neurological Sciences Federation (CNSF).

To assure and maintain a high standard of competence in clinical electroencephalography and electromyography across Canada, the Canadian Society of Clinical Neurophysiologists (CSCN) conducts annual examinations in EEG and EMG and related subjects for those eligible physician applicants entering EEG or EMG practice.  For more details, please see Examination Information below.


CSCN Announcements

EEG Minimal Standards

“Update on Minimal Standards for Electroencephalography in Canada: A Review by the Canadian Society of Clinical Neurophysiologists”

This is a free – open access article:
Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences / Volume 44 / Issue 6 / November 2017

COVID-19 Guideline

“Practice guidelines for Canadian neurophysiology laboratories during the COVID-19 pandemic”

Newly Accepted Manuscript - Review article: 


Benefits of Membership

As a member of the Canadian Society of Clinical Neurophysiologists, you are automatically a member of the Canadian Neurological Sciences Federation. Learn more about the Benefits of CNSF Membership.

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Learn more about the Canadian Society of Clinical Neurophysiologist (CSCN):

CSCN Examinations»
Guidelines and Minimal Standards»
EEG & EMG Section Terms of Reference»
Board of Directors and Committee Representatives»
Member Info - Application»
Member Info - Categories»
Governance - Committees»
Governance - Roles & Responsibilities»
Clinical Trials Database»
CPD Events»
Canadian Medical Schools»
Becoming a Neurologist (Neurophysiologist)»