BREAKING NEWS for EEG Certification - 2013

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BREAKING NEWS for EEG Certification - 2013

Postby Deltadreamer » Mon Nov 21, 2011 4:26 pm

As of 2013 an Oral EEG Examination will no longer be required for the
R. EEG T . credentialing process.


This applies to candidates starting the process in 2013 who meet the new eligibility requirements.

Candidates will take 2 computer based exams:
Part I: Fundamental Concepts
Part II: Application of Concepts/Pattern Recognition

http://abret.org/breaking-news-for-eeg-credential/


Im dying to know ya'll thoughts on this.....
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Postby Rocklandish » Mon Nov 21, 2011 6:17 pm

I had heard that they were having trouble getting volunteers for the oral exam.
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Postby Deltadreamer » Mon Dec 05, 2011 5:40 pm

just found out I passed part 1 of my EEG boards! wooohooo!
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Postby Somnologist » Mon Dec 05, 2011 5:43 pm

Congratulations Delta!

Does anyone know of any quality EEG programs online?
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Postby Deltadreamer » Mon Dec 05, 2011 6:37 pm

Thank you!!!!! :D

I've never had any luck finding any - especially a decent board prep class that didnt cost an arm and a leg
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Postby Rocklandish » Mon Dec 05, 2011 7:29 pm

Somnologist wrote:Congratulations Delta!

Does anyone know of any quality EEG programs online?


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Postby Rocklandish » Mon Dec 05, 2011 7:30 pm

Congrats Delta! My wife is taking the orals in April.
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Postby Deltadreamer » Mon Dec 05, 2011 7:31 pm

Thats awesome! Thats when I will be taking mine as well!
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Postby Rocklandish » Mon Dec 05, 2011 8:12 pm

Deltadreamer wrote:Thats awesome! Thats when I will be taking mine as well!
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Are you going to Indy?
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Postby tiredjohnny1 » Mon Dec 05, 2011 9:37 pm

Somnologist wrote:Congratulations Delta!

Does anyone know of any quality EEG programs online?

http://www.binarysleep.com/phpbb2/viewt ... mme+online

5th post gives a breakdown
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Postby Rocklandish » Tue Dec 06, 2011 5:46 am

I believe I am going to do the Pamlico course in the fall. I am just to interested in Cnim not to. My wife has introduced me to some very interesting stuff!
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Postby tiredjohnny1 » Tue Dec 06, 2011 7:43 am

Some opinions:

1. Anyone who wants to get into ND needs to wait until after July before making any decisions. The ABRET world is changing. Because then they will allow graduates from non-CAAHEP schools to sit for the registry, I believe there will be a lot more opportunities for training. You might not want to enroll in a program at this point.

2. Most of the out-of-state tuition costs for a two year program are not much cheaper than the Bachelor program at UNC so I suggest taking that program if you have an AA and have to pay out-of-state prices anyway.

3. As much as it pains me to suggest, it might be a good idea to consider a short-term program for CINM like the new program at IOHS.
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Oral EEG examination

Postby nowhere » Thu Apr 05, 2012 2:42 pm

That is outrageous! When I took my EEG boards, there were 4 separate parts to the oral.
Each section was 2hrs in length.
That was one of the all time scariest days of my life!
But the thing is..... I paid attention in class, reviewed areas I was not up to where I wanted to be and did at least 700 - 800 EEG's before attemping to take the orals.... by the way, at that time, you did have to complete 500 or more EEG's on your own prior to taking the orals. Yes, I did pass my first time out, but I knew what was expected and prepared myself.
In a nutshell, it makes us better techs, whether it's in sleep or any other field. I am an RPSGT also.
In my opinion, the RPSGT exam is "hard", but not that hard. I'd be in favor of bringing back an "oral" section to a lot of these fields that have strayed away from it.
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Postby nowhere » Thu Apr 05, 2012 2:44 pm

Not to "rain on anybody's parade" but I just think more education is needed in ALL areas we deal with.
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Postby Deltadreamer » Thu Apr 05, 2012 8:22 pm

Hey Rock- Is your wife still taking her EEG Orals this month? I FINALLY got my second record last week. So I will be taking mine in August.
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