LTM 101: Setting Up Long Term Monitoring

This course is designed to provide the participant with the basic steps for beginning a LTM unit for epilepsy monitoring. Basic concepts included are: Setting up an LTM Unit, Physical Planning, Data Recording Equipment, Video/Audio and staff requirements, Policy and Procedures for new service, in-service training and infection control, ancillary equipment in the LTM, integrating neurophysiology into a stroke center, and use of ambulatory EEG in follow up care.
 
Required reading: Epilepsy and Intensive Care Monitoring by Bruce J. Fisch, M.D.
 
Experience level(s): This is a good introductory course describing the needs, skills, and knowledge base required for management of an LTM, EMU, or ICU monitoring unit. It is also an excellent preparation for technologists of all levels preparing to take the credentialing exam or is in need of continuing education to refresh their skills.
 
Schedule: Eight lessons, six quizzes, discussion assignments to participate in, and a final exam.
 
Format: Self-paced. QuickTime video or MP3 audio file player; Adobe Reader.
 
Faculty: Leah Hanson, R. EEG/EP T., CNIM. With guest lecturers: Rebecca Clark Bash, R. EEG/EP T., CNIM, CLTM, FASNM; Elizabeth Mullikin, MPA, R. EEG/EP T., CNIM, CCVT, RDCS; and Jennifer Carlile, R. EEG T.
 
ASET CEUs: 20
Item No: O-LTM101SetUp
Member Price: $199.00
Non-Member Price: $299.00



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