Vestibular Testing

Good Medical Practice – It’s What We’re All About

ABOUT THIS PROGRAM

Vestibular testing accreditation standards ensure patient safety and quality care in facilities performing this service. The College accredits private vestibular testing facilities where diagnostic tests are interpreted by CPSA members.

Upcoming Meeting Dates:


  • Friday, April 5, 2019
  • Friday, November 8, 2019

Committee Sharepoint Sites:


Learn more about the Advisory Committee on Neurodiagnostics

Register a New Facility

If you would like to perform vestibular testing in your facility, you must be accredited.

Download and fill out the Vestibular Testing New Facility form to start the accreditation process.

Apply to interpret vestibular testing

Applicants must specialize in neurology or otolaryngology and have the minimum equivalent of one year of extra training in neurotology.

Apply for Physician Approval

Update your facility information

Are you planning to…

  • move or change the name of your facility?
  • offer new tests or procedures?
  • hire a new Medical Director?
  • change the contact information for your facility?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, you need to notify us. Update your facility information

Vestibular Testing Fees

As of April 1, 2019, the annual fee cycle for accredited facilities has changed to a fiscal billing cycle (April 1 – March 31).  Assessment fees will be invoiced in the same quarter your facility was assessed. Questions about your fees? Contact us at accreditation@cpsa.ab.ca.

General Fees (for facilities registering for the first time)

Registration fee $300.00 +GST

Discounted fees

  • Facilities that close between April 1 and June 30 are refunded 65% of the total fee.
  • Facilities that open between January 1 and March 31 of are invoiced 35% of the total fee.

Annual Fees

Vestibular testing facility $1775.00 +GST

Assessment Fees (as required)

Vestibular testing facility $2250.00 +GST

Added Service Fees

Fees for Added Services are based on cost recovery (i.e. time spent on review, travel, etc.) + a 6% administration fee +GST.
• Fee for rescheduling an assessment is $500 +GST• Fee for post renovations/facility moves is $670 +GST• Late payment penalty is $250 +GST• Additional fees may apply if extra assessors are required due to the facility size or scope, or if out-of-province assessors are required.

About accreditation standards

CPSA accreditation standards are developed based on input from field experts, best practice and research identified by other regulators, standard setting bodies and industry associations. These standards ensure Alberta’s vestibular testing facilities meet or exceed safety and quality standards.

Review the Vestibular Testing accreditation standards


QUESTIONS?

Accreditation Assistant
780-969-5006 or 1-800-561-3899 ext. 5006 (in Canada)

neuro@cpsa.ab.ca