The examinations are held at South Health Campus 4448 Front St. SE, Calgary AB. Enter the main doors and follow signage after COVID screening.
See the accommodations page for the booking link and code for the Courtyard Marriott.
Sign in requirements
Examination identification labels will be presented to you at the examination site during your registration. A representative of the EMG Secretariat will ask you to sign in in their presence. You will be required to provide a government issued photo identification with signature. Example: passport, driver’s license, provincial health card. Documents must be in either English or French.
All books, papers, electronic or communication devices and other material must be deposited with examination officials before the start of the examination. Any candidate caught in the possession of an electronic device may be immediately expelled. You are permitted to wear a simple watch without electronic features. As well, you will be asked to leave all personal belongings in a designated area. We therefore encourage you to bring only necessary items. The EMG Secretariat will provide booklets, pencils, pencil sharpeners and bubble answer sheet. Many people are extremely sensitive to perfumes, colognes, aftershaves, and other scented products. Kindly refrain from wearing them during the examinations. Private breast pump room with fridge and prayer rooms are available.
Group A will complete on Saturday and Group B will start on Saturday and complete on Sunday. Check your confirmation email if you are not sure your assigned group. It is also based on location.
- Saturday AM, 0730-1230: Waveform & MCQs for Groups A & B (ON, NS, QC, AB, BC, SK, MB, International)
- Saturday PM, 1315-1820: OSCEs Group A (ON, NS, QC, AB, BC, SK, MB, International)
- Sunday AM, 0700-1250: OSCEs Group B (AB, BC, SK, MB, International)
Though COVID restrictions are lifting, we continue to monitor the Orders in place for Calgary and the hospital. Presently, social distancing and masks are still required.
We will be circulating the hotel booking code shortly for the Residence Inn and Courtyard directly across from the hospital. Breakfasts are included in the accommodations.
Canadian Examinations Electromyography (EMG)
To assure and maintain a high standard of competence in clinical electroencephalography and electromyography across Canada, the Canadian Society of Clinical Neurophysiologists (CSCN) conducts an annual examination in EEG and EMG and related subjects for those eligible physicians entering EEG or EMG practice who elect to take it.
Successful candidates will be given a certificate by the CSCN and will automatically be eligible for Active membership in the Society. The Provincial Licensing Bodies and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada have been informed of this examination and of the objective of the CSCN to maintain high standards in the practice of Clinical Neurophysiology in Canada.
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.