Submit an Article for Publication

The Neurodiagnostic Journal welcomes original manuscripts related to the technology, science, and practice of neurodiagnostics. The articles within the journal vary widely. Not only do the articles cover the various disciplines of neurodiagnostics but cover basic concepts to current research. Manuscripts are subject to a peer-review process to determine originality, validity, and importance of content and conclusions. Authors and reviewers will remain anonymous through the peer review process.
You can be the single author of an article or invite other technologists and physicians to co-author the article with you. Writing a review article is a way to learn more about an EEG pattern, a disease process, a seizure type, a surgical technique – anything that you want to know more about. Sharing an interesting case study or technique through an article is beneficial to your fellow technologists and adds “published author” to your resume.
Publishing the results of a research project helps to advance the profession. What better way to make your job more fulfilling, than to research a better way to apply electrodes, prevent skin breakdown, or handle staffing issues?
Your name and the abstract of your article will be listed on PubMed which is a service of the United States National Library of Medicine. When the public searches the Internet using a word in your title, they will be directed to PubMed and your article.
You earn 4 ASET-CEUs for every article published.
If you are a neurodiagnostic technologist, you may win the prestigious Maureen Berkeley Award. The Maureen Berkeley Award is given for the most outstanding article written by a neurodiagnostic technologist and published in The Neurodiagnostic Journal. The Maureen Berkeley Award was established in 1966 to perpetuate the dignity, stature, and professional attitude that Maureen Berkeley brought to the profession. For more information visit Maureen Berkeley Award
Additionally, the Janet Ghigo Award recognizes a student technologist author of an outstanding article published in The Neurodiagnostic Journal and encourages students who are enrolled in a Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)-accredited program to write an article for journal. The award winner receives a plaque of recognition and a one-year paid ASET membership, and will be announced at the annual conference and in the journal. For more information, visit Janet Ghigo Award
Publication categories include:
  • Research article is a report of an original investigation or study. A research article includes an Abstract, Key Words, Introduction, Methods, Results, and Discussion.
  • Case report is a report of a clinical case that is unique, was managed in a new way, or is instructive. All authors must be associated with the case. A case report includes an Abstract, Key Words, Introduction, Case Summary, and Discussion.
  • Review article is a comprehensive, critical review of the literature and a state-of-the-art summary of a pertinent topic that has been the subject of at least 40 published research articles. A review article includes an Abstract, Key Words, Introduction, Review of the Literature, and Summary. Technique article is a “Technical Tips” feature article that describes a new technique or explains a well-established technique. Technical Tips articles may express personal opinions.
  • Letter is a signed communication about prior publications in The Neurodiagnostic Journal or about other pertinent topics.
  • Media review is a critical review of a recently published printed or digital material. The media reviewer receives continuing education credits for writing the review and keeps the printed or digital material in his/her personal library.
The Instructions for Authors outlines the steps involved, as well as format and content issues, in submitting a manuscript. Authors may use the Editorial Manager to submit an article for consideration of publication in The Neurodiagnostic Journal. Please contact Anna Bonner with any questions. Anna is eager to guide you through the writing and submission of each manuscript.

For additional information, contact:
Anna M. Bonner, R. EEG T., RPSGT, BA
ASET Director of Publications

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