Registered Musculoskeletal Sonographer™ (RMSKS™)

​​​​​​​​​The RMSKS credential raises the standard of musculoskeletal ultrasound practice worldwide and promotes best practices for enhanced patient safety. The RMSKS credential is designed for sonographers in the musculoskeletal sonography field. By earning the RMSKS credential, healthcare professionals gain a critical edge in promoting public safety in musculoskeletal sonography.

Please consult the information below on how to become RMSKS certified, the application and examination process, and how the credential pertains to your career in musculoskeletal sonography.

If you are a physician or advanced care provider, please visit the Registered in Musculoskeletal® (RMSK) Sonography page.

Apply for the MSKS Examination
The next application period for the MSKS examination will be open from July 27, 2016-September 27, 2016 and the examination will be administered from October 25, 2016-November 24, 2016. To view the full application and administration schedule, visit the MSKS examination page and click on the “schedule” tab.

The MSKS examination is a windowed examination that is administered 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.


RMSKS Credential Prerequisites
To earn the RMSKS credential, you must meet the examination requirements and pass two comprehensive examinations within five years:

Physics Examination:
  •  Sonography Principles & Instrumentation (SPI)

AND

MSKS Examination:
  •  Musculoskeletal Sonographer (MSKS)

The MSKS examination for sonographers is part of a larger initiative to expand and customize the MSK ultrasound assessments within the medical community. Click here to read the full announcement.