NeuroSAE: AAN's Self-Assessment Examination in Clinical Neurology

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The NeuroSAE® examinations are designed to help neurologists meet the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) self-assessment and lifelong learning component (part 2) for Maintenance of Certification (MOC). The content outline is based on the one used by the ABPN for the cognitive expertise component (part 3) of the MOC.

For an explanation of ABPN MOC requirements, please access the MOC section of the ABPN website, the ABPN FAQ page or call the ABPN offices at (847) 229-6500 for individual diplomate support.

Features at a Glance 

  • Exams consist of 100-150 multiple-choice questions in 20 subject areas to help you determine your strengths and areas for improvement and helps meet two maintenance of certification (MOC) requirements for the price of one: both self-assessment and CME.* 
  • Exam results include feedback provided by subspecialty area and suggestions for further reading, as well as compare your performance to other neurologists. 
  • Convenient online access allows you to take the exam on your own schedule, as a timed test, or at your own pace.


*CME credits are not offered for Medical Student Edition.

System Requirements

A web browser including Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 or greater or Chrome, Safari, or Firefox is required.


AAN members may access for free.** Free access is limited to one exam at a time, with the exception of NeuroSAE Medical Student and Annual Meeting editions. Additional exams can be purchased at the member rate of $99. Medical Students, Business Administrators at the lower dues rate, and Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant members at the lower dues rate are not eligible for free access. NeuroSAE registration includes 12 months of access, score results, examination feedback, and 8 CME credits. The nonmember NeuroSAE rate is $149. Not a member? Find out how to become an Academy member and register at the member rate. View the AAN Refund Policy for purchases made on

**Medical Students, Business Administrators, and Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant members at the lower dues rate are not eligible. Free access is limited to one course per online learning program at a time.

Confidentiality of Data

All material © American Academy of Neurology unless otherwise indicated. All rights reserved.

The American Academy of Neurology (AAN) is not requesting any individually identifiable information. The data you submit to the AAN through the NeuroSAE® is de-identified, as it neither identifies nor provides a reasonable basis to identify an individual. All information submitted to the AAN through NeuroSAE is confidential. Data may be used and presented anonymously and in aggregate by the AAN.

CME Accreditation Statement

The American Academy of Neurology Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

AMA Credit Designation

The American Academy of Neurology Institute designates this educational activity for a maximum of 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABPN Approved Activity

The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) has reviewed and approved this product as part of a comprehensive lifelong learning program, which is mandated by the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) as a necessary component of maintenance of certification (MOC).


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