The purpose of the Board is to certify the competence of individuals in obtaining an EEG and interpreting a QEEG.
Levels of Certification:
The QEEG Certification Board offers two levels of certification:
Technologist – attainable by scoring 70 or above on the examination, submission of 5 approved QEEG acquisitions and attendance in an accredited didactic course.
Diplomate – attainable by scoring 80 or above on the examination, submission of 5 approved QEEG acquisitions and interpretations and attendance in an accredited didactic course.
RECERTIFICATION is required every 4 years.
40 continuing education hours, which can be obtained by attending or presenting a workshop, webinar or course that is specific to QEEG and/or publishing a paper that is specific to QEEG. 3 of the 40 hours must be in the area of ethics. One such course that is specific to biofeedback is Ethics for Biofeedback Practitioners, which is in a distance-learning format can be found HERE. It is taught by Dr. Rich Sherman.
What Should you Expect on the Exam?
The examination questions are derived from the Required Readings List, a compilation of required books and journal articles. We also offer a list of Recommended Readings. We have obtained rights to provide many of these for our candidates. The reading list is located HERE.
The 3 hour exam consists of questions in the following blueprint areas:Blueprint
- Editing Raw EEG and Artifacts (~10%)
- Drug Effects (~10%)
- Database Analysis (~25%)
- Clinical and Cognitive Aspects (~35%)
- Montages and Spectral and Topographic Aspects of the EEG (~20%)
Want to upgrade to Diplomate from Technologist?
You can do so by retaking the exam and passing with an 80% or above. The fee for this is $75. Please CONTACT US for more information.