Electromyography (EMG)

The Mayo Clinic Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Board Review is designed for candidates preparing for certifying and maintenance of certification examinations in physical medicine and rehabilitation. This online content is intended to provide a comprehensive review of the topic areas and facilitate additional study if needed.   

Faculty:

Jeffrey A. Strommen M.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Department of Neurology

Subspecialty interests and certificates include Neuromuscular Medicine, EMG and Spinal Cord Injury. Developing interest in neuromuscular ultrasound.

To receive CME credit, please do the following:

  • Click Take Course
  • Watch the presentation
  • Complete the evaluation
  • Take the quiz (There is a required 80% pass rate in order to earn credit, with 1 retake allowed.)
  • Claim Credit
  • Download and print certificate

Learning Objectives

  • Describe basic nerve conduction techniques
  • Assess utilization of the F-wave and H-reflex
  • Explain normal and abnormal motor unit potentials
  • Identify how to use EMG to localize specific neurologic conditions
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.25 Attendance
Course opens: 
02/17/2017
Course expires: 
05/14/2019
Parent activity set: 

Accreditation Statement:

In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
 

Credit Statement(s):

AMA
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Health Care Professionals
A certificate of attendance will be provided to other health care professionals for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies, or other professional associations.

For disclosure information regarding Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development accreditation review committee member(s), please go here.

Available Credit

  • 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.25 Attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
02/17/2017
Course expires: 
05/14/2019