American College of Clinical Electrodiagnosis Examining Board​​

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​​​​The American College of Clinical Electrodiagnosis Examining Board (ACCE) is a credentialing body within the American Chiropractic Association (ACA) as a college under the ACA Council of Chiropractic Physiological Therapeutics and Rehabilitation in the field of Electrodiagnosis. As such the CCPTR- ACCE operates under the bylaws of the ACA, CCPTR and to its own bylaws, which have been developed to correspond with those of the ACA.

The goal of the ACCE examining board is to promote high quality patient care through clinical excellence. To achieve this goal the ACCE examining board oversees a certification process that requires Chiropractic Physicians and Doctors of Chiropractic to obtain specific training in the electrodiagnostic evaluation of disorders of the neuromuscular system and then to demonstrate their competency by passing respective comprehensive examinations. The ACCE Examining Board also encourages a commitment to lifelong learning and provides a maintenance of certification program based on continuing education. Methods for achieving this goal include (but are not limited to) efforts to:

  • Describe, in terms of educational training, knowledge, and skills, a physician-specialist with expertise in evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of patients with disorders of the neurologic, neuromuscular and/or muscular systems, or patients who require electrodiagnostic assessment


  • Set the standards for knowledge, skills, and experience required for certification


  • Construct and administer examinations designed to assess that knowledge and skill


  • Monitor, evaluate, and improve the standards and procedures of the certification process


  • Issue certificates and other forms of recognition to successful candidates


  • Maintain a list of Diplomates who have fulfilled the requirements for certification​

American College of Clinical Electrodiagnosis