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Catawba Valley Community College 2019-2020 General Catalog 
Catawba Valley Community College 2019-2020 General Catalog [ARCHIVED 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:


General Education Course Requirements– Applicants must complete BIO 168  before admission to the Electroneurodiagnostic Technology Program. A grade lower than “C” will not be accepted.

Total Credit Hours Required: 68/69

Developmental Course Requirements:

Developmental coursework (both prerequisite and corequisite) will be required of students whose placement test measures indicate a need for greater proficiency in the areas of English and/or mathematics. Please refer to the Course Description section for prerequisite and corequisite course information.

Students who elect to take MAT 143 from above:

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 13/14 | Lab 11 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 17/18

Spring – 2nd year:

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

Grand Total Hours: Class 43/44 | Lab 24 | Clin/Wk Exp 36 | Credit 68/69

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