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2017-18 Catalog 
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NDT 101 - Introduction to EEG

6 CR

Previously ENDT 101.
Introduction to the field of EEG and its use in medicine and surgery. Emphasizes: patient hook-up, history taking, and handling of patients. Technical principles in actual operation of a laboratory are introduced in the classroom and applied in the clinical area of EEG. Either ENDT 101 or NDT 101 may be taken for credit, but not both.

Prerequisite(s): Acceptance into program.

Course Outcomes
  • Demonstrate a professional image as an ND technologist
  • Investigate legal and ethical issues related to the field of NDT
  • Evaluate the effects of activation procedures during the EEG recording
  • Evaluate brain activity to interpret if EEG is normal or abnormal
  • Recognize and define sleep stages seen in adults and children
  • Compile patient history to help enhance the quality of performing an EEG
  • Practice principles of patient safety, HIPPA guidelines, and infection control
  • Measure and apply electrodes using the 10-20 system in a timely manner
  • Record an EEG following ACNS guidelines
  • Prepare a basic data sheet summarizing patient’s history and proper
  • Recognize non-physiological artifacts vs. physiological artifacts and document on
  • Evaluate EEG abnormalities with neurological conditions

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