NDT 451 Long Term Epilepsy Monitoring • 5 Cr.

Description

Students will learn to conduct a long-term epilepsy monitoring study, beginning with appropriate electrode placement for specific patient needs. Instrumentation for long-term monitoring, preparation of data sheets for seizure tracking, and assessment of results will be covered. Patient safety will be emphasized. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.

Outcomes

After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • perform technically accurate and complete LTM
  • generate clinically relevant questions for a range of patients
  • assess LTM recording options
  • establish details of LTM instrumentation
  • compare various types of electrodes
  • verify process to check the integrity of LTM equipment
  • prepare data sheets