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Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

NDT 100 - Foundations of Neurodiagnostic Technology

This course is designed to prepare the students for working in a healthcare setting as a Neurodiagnostic Technologist. The course focuses on various aspects of Neurodiagnostic Technology (NDT) and other allied health professions. Major components include nervous system and other relevant medical terminology, infection control practices in health care, and patient safety assessments. Students will also be introduced to the historical perspectives of Electroneurodiagnostics, as well as the Scope of practice of a NeurodiagnosticTechnologist and profession ethics as outlined by the Neurodiagnostic Society (ASET). This course will also provide students with the fundamental concepts necessary for performing routine electroencephalograms (EEG). Students will become familiar with the published guidelines for performing routine adult EEG and will learn the basic concepts of recording normal awake and sleep patterns to be applied in NDT 101. NOTE: Students must achieve a "C" or better in each NDT course within the Neurodiagnostic Technology Program in order to progress sequentially to the next course.
Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3


Course Prerequisites: (ENG 050, REA 050) or ENG 099 or REA 075, MAT 050/060, ortest scores Coreq: NDT 101 with grade C or better