The BRPT is an independent, non-profit certification board that seeks to cultivate the highest professional and ethical standards for polysomnographic technologists by providing an internationally recognized credential.
The American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) administered a certification examination in sleep medicine from 1978 to 1990. The AASM then voted to create the independent American Board of Sleep Medicine (ABSM), and the ABSM assumed responsibility for the exam from 1991 to 2006. The ABSM continues to maintain and verify all of its certification records.
The American Society of Electroneurodiagnostic Technologists, Inc. [ASET] is the largest national professional association for individuals involved in the study and recording of electrical activity in the brain and nervous system.
ABRET is the national credentialing board for Electroencephalographic (EEG) Technologists, Evoked Potential (EP) Technologists, Long Term Monitoring (LTM) Technologists, and Neurophysiologic Intraoperative Monitoring (NIOM).
CCI is a not-for-profit corporation established in September 1988, for the sole purpose of administering credentialing examinations as an independent credentialing agency. CCI is the resultant corporation of the merger of the testing components of the National Alliance of Cardiovascular Technologists (NACT), the American Cardiology Technologists Association (ACTA) and the National Board of Cardiovascular Testing (NBCVT). CCI represents the summation of testing processes for the cardiovascular professional that began in the 1960’s.
The American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography® (ARDMS®), incorporated in June 1975, is an independent, nonprofit organization that administers examinations and awards credentials in the areas of diagnostic medical sonography, diagnostic cardiac sonography, vascular interpretation and vascular technology.