NDT 103 Intermediate EEG • 3 Cr.
Expand knowledge in the field of EEG and its use in medicine and surgery. Emphasizes recognizing normal and abnormal EEGs, including epilepsy, diffuse encephalopathy, and focal brain lesions. Technical principles in actual operation of a laboratory are introduced in the classroom and applied in the clinical area of EEG. Prerequisite: NDT 100.
After completing this class, students should be able to:
- Recognize components of patient history to help enhance the quality of performing an EEG
- Recognize components of a basic data sheet summarizing patient's history and proper documentation
- Differentiate artifacts from cerebral waveforms
- Evaluate the effects of activation procedures during the EEG recording
- Evaluate brain activity to interpret if EEG is normal or abnormal
- Recognize seizure manifestations, classifications, and EEG correlates for adults and children