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Self-Assessment Examinations

The AANEM offers a variety of self-assessment examinations (SAEs) on electrodiagnostic (EDX) and neuromuscular (NM) medicine topics. Committees composed of neurologists and physiatrists develop both examinations, which are intended for two purposes:
  • Individuals: Study guides for physicians to meet primary board Maintenance of Certification program requirements.
  • Training Program Directors: Teaching tools for residency and fellowship programs.

Electrodiagnostic Self-Assessment Examination (EDX SAE) 

  • 3-hour exam which includes a video waveform and anatomy portion, and written portion
  • 2-hour optional review session
  • Receive 13 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM 

Neuromuscular Medicine Self-Assessment Examination (NM SAE)

  • 2-hour written portion
  • 1-hour optional review session
  • Receive 8 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM

Topical Self-Assessments (SAs)

These SAs meet ABPN & ABPMR MOC requirements! Also great for studying for the ABEM exam or preparing for the EDX or NM SAEs. Receive 4 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM for each SA. The SAs will include between 25-40 questions on the following topics: