Credentialing Technologists for
over 50 Years

CAP Exam Eligibility Requirements

ABRET encourages and promotes quality technical and clinical standards world-wide for neurodiagnostic technologists and laboratories through certification and accreditation.

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Which Pathway would I fall under?

 

In order to apply under Pathway I you will need to have completed the following:

  • 1 year of clinical Autonomic Testing experience
  • Documentation of 20 autonomic cases
  • List of Educational Activities related to Autonomics within the last 3 years. Minimum of 3 activities.
  • Current CPR/BCLS certification
  1. A supervisor will be asked to sign off on this requirement and may be contacted for verification. 
  2. ABRET will accept up to 6 cases per day.
  3. Educational activities may take the form of relevant autonomic lectures, workshops (up to 12 credits), journal reviews, case studies, autonomic record review (4 sessions with a physician equal 1 educational activity credit), authorship on journal article(s), writing special interest article(s) for ASET, presenting poster and/or platform presentations at professional society meetings (3 credits), and giving a lecture at departmental/lab meeting.

Documentation forms will be randomly audited. Incorrect or incomplete information may delay or negative eligibility.

The CAP credential will be awarded to successful candidates for a five year period. Recertification will require 15 hours of documented continuing education.

Once the handbook has been reviewed:
The application can be found on the Professional Testing Corporation website.

CAP Content Outline
CAP Reference List
Glossary of Autonomic Terms 

In order to apply under Pathway II you will need to have completed the following:

  • 2 year of clinical Autonomic Testing experience
  • Documentation of 40 autonomic cases
  • List of Educational Activities related to Autonomics within the last 3 years. Minimum of 3 activities.
  • Current CPR/BCLS certification
  • Read the R. EP T. Candidate Handbook (Acknowledgement of this will be required in the application process)

A supervisor will be asked to sign off on this requirement and may be contacted for verification. 

ABRET will accept up to 6 cases per day.

Educational activities may take the form of relevant autonomic lectures, workshops (up to 12 credits), journal reviews, case studies, autonomic record review (4 sessions with a physician equal 1 educational activity credit), authorship on journal article(s), writing special interest article(s) for ASET, presenting poster and/or platform presentations at professional society meetings (3 credits), and giving a lecture at departmental/lab meeting.

Documentation forms will be randomly audited. Incorrect or incomplete information may delay or negative eligibility.

The CAP credential will be awarded to successful candidates for a five year period. Recertification will require 15 hours of documented continuing education.

Once the handbook has been reviewed:
The application can be found on the Professional Testing Corporation website.

CAP Content Outline
CAP Reference List
Glossary of Autonomic Terms 

If you do not meet the current requirements, here are some resources to assist you on your career path.

CAAHEP
CAAHEP is the largest programmatic accreditor in the health sciences field. In collaboration with its Committees on Accreditation, CAAHEP reviews and accredits over 2000 educational programs in twenty-three (23) health science occupations.

ASET
ASET - The Neurodiagnostic Society is the largest national professional association for individuals involved in the study and recording of electrical activity in the brain and nervous system. ASET's mission is to provide leadership, advocacy and professional excellence for members, creating greater awareness of the profession and establishing standards and best practices to ensure quality patient care.