ENDT 101 Introduction to EEG • 6 Cr.
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. Prerequisite: Acceptance into program.
After completing this class, students should be able to:1. Demonstrate a professional image as an END technologist 2. Investigate legal and ethical issues related to the field of ENDT 3. Evaluate the effects of activation procedures during the EEG recording 4. Evaluate brain activity to interpret if EEG is normal or abnormal 5. Recognize and define sleep stages seen in adults and children 6. Compile patient history to help enhance the quality of performing an EEG 7. Practice principles of patient safety, HIPPA guidelines, and infection control 8. Measure and apply electrodes using the 10-20 system in a timely manner 9. Record an EEG following ACNS guidelines 10. Prepare a basic data sheet summarizing patient's history and proper documentation 11. Recognize non-physiological artifacts vs. physiological artifacts and document on recording 12. Evaluate EEG abnormalities with neurological conditions