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Electroneurophysiology Technologist

Electroneurophysiology technologists use sensitive electronic diagnostic equipment to record and measure the electrical activity of patients’ central and peripheral nervous systems. This information can help doctors diagnose injuries, tumours, epilepsy, and other disorders.


Alberta College of Medical Diagnostic and Therapeutic Technologists (ACMDTT)
Suite 800
4445 Calgary Trail
Edmonton, Alberta  T6H 5R7

Call: 780-487-6130
Toll-free: 1-800-282-2165



Under Alberta’s Health Professions Act [pdf], Health Professions Restricted Activity Regulation [pdf], and Medical Diagnostic and Therapeutic Technologists Profession Regulation [pdf], registration with the Alberta College of Medical Diagnostic and Therapeutic Technologists (ACMDTT) is mandatory . Only registered members may provide restricted activities specified in the Regulations. This includes those who:

  • Meet identified competency requirements and provide professional services directly to the public
  • Teach the practice of the profession to members or students of the profession
  • Supervise registered members who provide services to the public
  • Use the titles and initials: electroencephalography technologist, or EEGT, and electroneurophysiology technologist, or ENPT

What You Need

To register as an electroneurophysiology technologist (ENPT) in Alberta, you must successfully complete:

Applicants who graduated more than 2 years before the date of application must also have completed at least 800 hours of work experience within the last 5 years.

There is another registration category for electroneurophysiology technologists.

A temporary electroneurophysiology technologist:

  • Has met the academic requirement but has not completed the exam yet
  • Must work under the indirect supervision of an ENPT or other approved health-care professional

Applicants who have been out of practice for a period also may have to demonstrate that they are currently competent to practice.

For details about all registration requirements, contact the ACMDTT or visit the ACMDTT website.

Working in Alberta

Electroneurophysiology technologists who are registered and in good standing with a regulatory body elsewhere in Canada may be eligible for registration in Alberta if their scope of practice and competencies are similar.

For more information, see What if I am already certified in another province or territory in Canada? and the ACMDTT website.

Internationally educated electroneurophysiology technologists can apply through the ACMDTT Internationally Educated Applicants pathway.

The certification information in this profile may change at any time and without notice. Before making any career decisions, we advise you to contact the regulatory organization or visit their website for the most updated information.

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