The RMSK certification, raises the standard of musculoskeletal ultrasound practice worldwide and promotes best practices for enhanced patient safety. By earning the RMSK credential, physicians and advanced care providers gain a critical edge in promoting public safety in musculoskeletal ultrasound.
Please consult the information below to learn how to earn your RMSK certification, the application and examination process, and how the credential pertains to your career in musculoskeletal sonography.
If you are a sonographer, please visit the Registered Musculoskeletal Sonographer® (RMSKS®) page. To learn more about the new RMSKS credential for sonographers, read the full press release.
RMSK Certification Prerequisites
To earn the RMSK certification, you must meet the educational and professional prerequisites and pass the Musculoskeletal (MSK) sonography examination. The examination takes four hours to complete and contains 200 questions.
The MSK examination is a windowed examination that is administered twice during select times of the year at Pearson VUE test centers. Scores for each windowed examination period are available approximately 60 days after the testing period ends.
Apply for the MSK Examination
The application period for the MSK examination is now open through March 29, and the examination will be administered between April 26 - May 26, 2016. To view the full application and administration schedule, visit the MSK examination page and click on the “schedule” tab.
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