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 Fellowship Announcemen

Canadian Society of Clinical Neurophysiologists Announces A National Clinical Fellowship in Neuromuscular Medicine & Electromyography

In order to support the training of future Canadian leaders in neuromuscular care and electromyography, the Canadian Society of Clinical Neurophysiologists is pleased to announce a new national clinical fellowship in neuromuscular medicine and electromyography.

CSCN Fellowship Details and Application Checklist 


EEG & EMG Examination Information

Update on the coronavirus outbreak and impact to EEG and EMG Exams

31 March 2020 - official notice

26 March 2020 - Update from CSCN

Official Notices from the EEG and EMG Exam committees will be posted as soon as information is confirmed. Please check back for further details.

Updated 17 March 2020

The CNSF along with the CSCN EEG and EMG Examination Committees are closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation and, in particular the Royal College plans and the recommendations of their crisis management team (CMT). Follow the EEG and EMG examination links below to view current statements.

CNSF Congress - COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update:

EEG Minimal Standards

Now Published - “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


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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