Registered in Musculoskeletal™ (RMSK™) Sonography Credential and MSK Exam Information

The new Registered in Musculoskeletal™ (RMSK™) sonography credential and MSK exam raises the standard of musculoskeletal sonography practice worldwide and promotes best practices for enhanced patient safety. To be eligible for a RMSK credential and earn your certification, you must first meet specific educational and professional experience requirements. You must then pass the Musculoskeletal (MSK) sonography examination, which is four hours long and contains 200 questions.

Applications for the Fall MSK administration are closed. Applications for the Spring Administration will be open January 21, 2015 - March 24, 2015 for the April 21 - May 21, 2015 Examination Administration.

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Who should take the MSK examination? The RMSK™ credential and MSK exam are for individuals who hold a current valid license or active certification in a health related field* and who practice musculoskeletal ultrasound to include but not limited to:

  • Sonographers                                                                         
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Physicians and Specialists
  • Sports Medicine Practitioners
  • Osteopathic Surgeons
  • Radiologists
  • Chiropractors
  • Rheumatologists
  • Podiatrists
  • Orthopedic Surgeons

*An individual who's health care practice is enhanced, or directly related to the use of MSK sonography.

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