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 Examination

Information for the 2020 CSCN Examination is currently under review. Details will be posted when available. 

  • General Information
  • EEG Examinations
  • EMG Examinations

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

Fellowship Award

The Canadian Society of Clinical Neurophysiologists is pleased to announce the 2018 winner of the National Clinical Fellowship in EMG/Neurophysiology.  Congratulations to Dr. Theo Mobach.  Many thanks to Grifols Canada for providing this unrestricted educational grant in order to support the training of future Canadian leaders in Electrophysiology.


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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