Electroneurodiagnostic Technology

END 1101 Introduction to Electroneurodiagnostic Technology

Introduction and orientation to health careers in field of electroneurodiagnostic including specific duties, certifications and licensure requirements, work setting and conditions, and career ladder opportunities. Overview of standards of practice of clinical neurophysiology with emphasis on neuroscience technique, instrumentation, terminology of electoneurodiagnostic practices and recording/monitoring techniques utilized in determination of treatment plans for neurological disorders.
1 Credit Hour

END 1102 Introduction to Electroencephalography (EEG)

Provides basic knowledge of electroencephalography, understanding EEG concepts utilized for diagnosis of various cerebral disorders. Includes history, development, basic neurophysiology concepts of EEG, normal and abnormal brain wave patterns in adults and children, with emphasis on instrumentation and recording techniques. One classroom, three lab hours per week.
2 Credit Hours

END 1182 Lab for Intro to EEG

This is the laboratory portion of the Introduction to Electroencephalography (EEG) and will provide the "hands-on" aspects to the basic knowledge of electroencephalography, understanding EEG concepts utilized for diagnosis of various cerebral disorders. Includes basic neurophysiology concepts of EEG, normal and abnormal brain wave patterns in adults and children, with emphasis on instrumentation and recording techniques.
0 Credit Hours

END 1250 Intermediate Electroencephalography (EEG)

Discussion of clinical significance of epileptiform patterns, pharmacological effects on EEG recordings; EEG correlation of infection; and vascular and structural disease. Presentation and discussion of criteria for specialized recording techniques used in prolonged EEG recordings, specialized areas of the hospital, such as intensive care and operating room. Discussion of EEG signal analysis. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.
3 Credit Hours

END 1260 Basic Evoked Potentials

Basic discussion of evoked potential recording techniques. Emphasis on equipment, principles of operation, associated waive related to normal and abnormal waveforms, placement and calibration, obtaining clearly resolved and replicated obligated waveforms of brainstem auditory, visual, and somatosensory evoked potentials in adults and pediatric subjects. One classroom, three lab hours per week.
2 Credit Hours

END 1285 Lab for Intermediate EEG

Lab for Intermediate Electroencephalography (EEG) will identify clinical significance of epileptiform patterns, pharmacological effects on EEG recordings; EEG correlation of infection; and vascular and structural disease. Analyze criteria for specialized recording techniques used in prolonged EEG recordings, specialized areas of the hospital, such as intensive care and operating room. Perform EEG signal analysis.
0 Credit Hours

END 1286 Lab for Basic Evoked Potentials

Lab for Basic Evoked Potential Basic demonstrate evoked potential recording techniques. Emphasis on equipment, principles of operation, associated waive related to normal and abnormal waveforms, placement and calibration, obtaining clearly resolved and replicated obligated waveforms of brainstem auditory, visual, and somatosensory evoked potentials in adults and pediatric subjects.
0 Credit Hours

END 1901 Seminar for END Practicum I

Classroom portion to enhance the Clinical electroencephalography experience in a selected neurodiagnostic lab or an affiliated health care facility under the direct supervision of an EEG technologist or physician. Emphasis on EEG concepts. One classroom, seven practicum hours per week.
2 Credit Hours

END 1991 Practicum Experience I for END

Clinical electroencephalography experience in a selected neurodiagnostic lab or an affiliated health care facility under the direct supervision of an EEG technologist or physician. Emphasis on EEG concepts. Performance of EEG testing on clinical patients, medical record keeping and clinical history taking.
0 Credit Hours

END 2350 Intraoperative Monitoring for Electroneurodiagnostic Technologists

Discussion of intraoperative monitoring of CNS (brain, brainstem, spinal cord) function during surgical procedures. Types of recordings, technologist’s role, recording parameters, reason for surgical monitoring, variables affecting monitoring, and outcome of surgery.
2 Credit Hours

END 2360 Neonatal/Pediatric Electroneurodiagnostic

Discussion of recording neonatal and pediatric EEG and polysomnograms. Development of sleep-wake cycle, monitoring the EEG in neonatal and pediatric populations, and differential diagnosis based on polysomnographic variables. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.
3 Credit Hours

END 2386 Lab for Neonatal/Pediatric EEG

Lab for Neonatal/Pediatric Electoneurodiagnostic will demonstrate recording neonatal and pediatric EEG and polysomnograms. Development of sleep-wake cycle, monitoring the EEG in neonatal and pediatric populations, and differential diagnosis based on polysomnographic variables.
0 Credit Hours

END 2450 Nerve Conduction Studies

Basic discussion of nerve conduction studies and electromyography. Emphasis on equipment, knowledge of placement stimulation sites, sources of error in nerve conduction studies, electronics, pathology (abnormal nerve conduction studies, anatomy as it pertains to entrapment sites and nerve conduction studies), waveforms identification and case presentation. One classroom, two lab hours per week.
2 Credit Hours

END 2460 Neurophysiology of Electroencephalography/Sleep Disorders

Analysis of the central and peripheral nervous systems, electrophysiology, and nerve conducting velocities in health and disease. Includes discussion of neurophysiology of sleep and the role of the autonomic nervous system. Emphasis on respiratory and cardiovascular effects, regulation of sleep, circadium rhythms and maturation of the sleep stages addressing neonates to adults.
3 Credit Hours

END 2485 Lab for Nerve Conduction Studies

The lab for nerve conduction studies and electromyography will emphasis equipment, knowledge of placement stimulation sites, sources of error in nerve conduction studies, electronics, pathology (abnormal nerve conduction studies, anatomy as it pertains to entrapment sites and nerve conduction studies), waveforms identification and case presentation.
0 Credit Hours

END 2550 Fundamentals of Polysomnography

Overview of field of polysomnography including job responsibilities and credentialing. Normal and abnormal sleep disorders, integrating the physiologic functions of nervous, respiratory, and cardiovascular systems. Discussion of recording sleep apnea montage, placement and calibration of diagnostic, electrodes, and associated equipment. Emphasis on monitoring, diagnosis, scoring, and treatment of sleep disorders. Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) and Bilevel Positive Airway Pressures equipment, artifact and troubleshooting of sleep montage results. Two classroom, three lab hours per week.
3 Credit Hours

END 2585 Lab for Polysomnogrpahy

Lab for the fundamentals of polysomnography including assessing normal and abnormal sleep disorders, integrating the physiologic functions of nervous, respiratory, and cardiovascular systems. Recording sleep apnea montage, placement and calibration of diagnostic, electrodes, and associated equipment. Emphasis on monitoring, diagnosis, scoring, and treatment of sleep disorders. Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) and Bilevel Positive Airway Pressures equipment, artifact and troubleshooting of sleep montage results.
0 Credit Hours

END 2902 Seminar for END Practicum II

Continuation of practicum in clinical setting at neurology laboratory or neurodiagnostics department. Departmental orientation, policies and procedures, assist patient setup, performance and discontinuance of neurodiagnostic activities performed at the assigned clinical site. One classroom, seven practicum hours per week.
2 Credit Hours

END 2903 Seminar for END Practicum III

Directed practice in clinical setting at neurology laboratory or neurodiagnostics department. Departmental orientation, policies and procedures, assist patient setup and discontinuance in monitoring of electromyography (EMG) activities. Experience with nerve conduction studies, and continuation of performance of EEG testing. One classroom, fourteen practicum hours per week.
3 Credit Hours

END 2990 Electroneurodiagnostic Capstone

Capstone course in Electroneurodiagnostic Technology. Assessment of one’s knowledge, experience and skills as electroneurodiagnostic technologist. Preparation and presentation of qualifications through written resume and portfolio. Guidelines and preparation for employment interview. Investigation into electroneurodiagnostic issues.
2 Credit Hours

END 2992 END Practicum II

Continuation of practicum in clinical setting at neurology laboratory or neurodiagnostics department. Departmental orientation, policies and procedures, assist patient setup, performance and discontinuance of neurodiagnostic activities performed at the assigned clinical site.
0 Credit Hours

END 2993 END Practicum III

Practicum in clinical setting at neurology laboratory or neurodiagnostics department. Departmental orientation, policies and procedures, assist patient setup and discontinuance in monitoring of electromyography (EMG) activities. Experience with nerve conduction studies, and continuation of performance of EEG testing.
0 Credit Hours