IONM 110: Monitoring During Functional Cortical Mapping and Electrocorticography

Special Presentations by: Brenda Bratton, R. EEG/EP T., CNIM Jay Shils, PhD, DABNM, FASNM Ignacio Valencia, MD Marco Moreno, MA, R. EEG T.


*Important: Completion of this course requires extensive reading in the text: Intraoperative Monitoring of Neural Function, Handbook of Clinical Neurophysiology Vol. 8 edited by Marc Nuwer, MD or alternative text: Neurophysiology in Neurosurgery – A Modern Intraoperative Approach edited by Deletis and Shils, 2002  Please check textbook pricing before selecting this course.


Course Goal: To prepare IONM technologists with skills to perform the technical aspects of Intraoperative Neuromonitoring during craniotomy procedures requiring mapping of cortical functioning and electrocorticography. Grades: Quiz: Phases of Epilepsy Surgery and Assessment - 5% Quiz: Awake Brain Mapping and Anesthetic Considerations - 5% Quiz: Functional Cortical Mapping - 5% Quiz: Reading assignment Chapters 709 and 14 - 5% Quiz: Reading assignment Chapter 21 - 5% Quiz: Deep Brain Stimulation Updates and Monitoring Methods - 5% Quiz: Reading assignment Chapter 23 - 5% Quiz: Reading assignment Chapters 34, 35 & 36 - 5% Quiz: Epilepsy Surgery in Children - 5% Quiz: Electrical Cortical Stimulation of the Brain - 5% Final Exam: 50% (103 questions)



Author: Ryan Lau, MS, R. EEG/EP T., CNIM, CLTM

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