This course provides ongoing clinical instruction and an evaluation method for students to demonstrate clinical competency for electroencephalography (EEG) procedures. Students learn about various hospital department functions and will be oriented to lab equipment, lab policies and procedures. Students are given instruction on the importance of the utilization and role of Allied Health Professionals in emergency situations, as well as bioterrorism and hazard preparedness.
Students complete 10 hours per week of EEG application lab and clinical experience during this course. Students utilize mannequin heads and fellow classmates (seated students) for electrode placement while gaining experience, increasing accuracy and speed prior to clinical practice. This course combines didatic information with clinical experience and psychomotor skills in a real clinical setting.
NOTE: Student must pass each Clinical Competency Exam with at least a 70%.
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.