NDT 454 Pediatric EEG Monitoring • 5 Cr.

Description

In this advanced course, students will learn the theory and practice of pediatric EEG monitoring. They will learn to assess signs and symptoms for pediatric diseases and disorders; students will also develop skills for recognizing childhood seizure manifestations and classification and other abnormal childhood EEG patterns. The course will cover current medications and their effect on EEG activity. Other therapeutic modalities; mechanical, pharmacological, and surgical will be explored. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.

Outcomes

After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • assess the integrity of the EEG recording equipment justify an appropriate method of electrode and sensor application for children evaluate an accurate patient recording for children assess standard protocol for the end of the procedure for children critique the appropriate method of electrode and sensor application for neonates evaluate an accurate patient recording for neonates assess standard protocol for the end of the procedure for neonates critique principles and concepts for pediatric and neonatal studies examine basic indications for pediatric and neonatal EEG studies