NDT 450 Intraoperative Monitoring • 5 Cr.

Description

Intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring or intraoperative neuromonitoring is the use of electrophysiological methods such as electroencephalography, electromyography, and evoked potentials to monitor the functional integrity of certain neural structures during surgery. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.

Outcomes

After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • assess electrical and general safety precautions in connecting the patient to equipment support protocol for pre-operating room patient care formulate report and documents during the procedure establish standard protocol for the end of the procedure establish a technically satisfactory intraoperative monitoring procedure establish a technically satisfactory intraoperative evoked potential monitoring evaluate specialized training in the localization of "sensorimotor" cortex