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  Oct 23, 2017
 
 
    
Catawba Valley Community College 2017-2018 General Catalog

Electroneurodiagnostic Technology, A.A.S. (A45320)


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Courses required to meet graduation requirements in this curriculum are offered during day hours only. Some general education courses are offered at night. Minimum time for completion: four semesters. The Associate in Applied Science degree is awarded graduates of this curriculum.

The Electroneurodiagnostic Technology curriculum is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills to obtain recordings of patients’ nervous system function through the use of electroencephalographic equipment and other electrophysiological devices.

Course work includes communication skills with patients and healthcare personnel, taking appropriate patient histories, electrode application, documentation of patients’ clinical status, electrical waveform recognition, management of medical emergencies, and preparation of descriptive reports for the physician.

Graduates should qualify for the ABRET (American Board of Registration of EEG and EP Technologists) Exam and, working under the supervision of a qualified physician, may be employed by hospitals or private offices of neurologists and neurosurgeons.

General Education Courses:


Humanities/Fine Arts:


Natural Sciences/Mathematics:


Social/Behavioral Sciences:


Total Credit Hours Required: 68


Developmental Course Requirements:


Developmental coursework (including all prerequisites) will be required of students whose placement test scores indicate a need for greater proficiency in the areas of reading, English, mathematics, and computers. Please refer to the Course Descriptions section for prerequisite course information.

Students who elect to take (MAT 143) from below:


Suggested Program Sequence:


Total Hours: Class 17 | Lab 2 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 18


Total Hours: Class 13 | Lab 11 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 17


Total Hours: Class 13 | Lab 11 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 17


Spring – 2nd year:


Total Hours: Class 0 | Lab 0 | Clin/WK Exp 36 | Credit 64


Grand Total Hours: Class 43 | Lab 24 | Clin/Wk Exp 36 | Credit 64


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