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Neurodiagnostic Technology Degree
Neurodiagnostic Technology program

 

 San Diego Mesa College is proud to be offering a new and exciting program:  

Neurodiagnostic Technology Beginning in the Fall of 2020. 

Neurodiagnostic Technician Program

Information Session:
Thursday February 13, 2020 6:00 p.m. in room s-201

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You can graduate with an Associate of Science degree or a Certificate of Achievement in 22 months and start a career in this well-paying field. 

Neurodiagnostic Technology is an allied health specialty used for diagnosing and treating patients with neurological disorders such as epilepsy, stroke, coma, multiple sclerosis, and many others. A competent Neurodiagnostic Technologist has knowledge of the nervous system and knows how to properly operate many types of diagnostic instrumentation. Neurodiagnostic technologists are employed in hospitals, outpatient clinics, physicians’ offices, research centers and remote services.

The Neurodiagnostic Technology program provides theory, laboratory practice and clinical experience in electroencephalography (EEG) and in evoked potential (BAEP, VEP, SSEP) testing as well as an introduction to other neurological testing procedures. Testing procedures include polysomnograhy (PSG), nerve conduction studies (NCS), long-term monitoring (LTM) for epilepsy, intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring (IONM) and transcranial doppler (TCD) studies. 

Program Emphasis:
The program exposes students to all aspects of the neurodiagnostic technology profession. Students must show safe, competent administration of neurodiagnostic procedures. 

Career Options:
Neurodiagnostic technologists are employed in a variety of settings including hospitals, outpatient clinics, physicians’ offices, university medical centers, research centers and remote services.

The program is currently seeking CAAHEP Accreditation so that upon completion of the program, graduates will be eligible to sit for the national credentialing board exam (ABRET - American Board of Registration of Electroencephalographic and Evoked Potential Technologists)

Please review program information located on the left side of this page for:

  • application deadline & application process
  • prerequisite course requirements
  • program costs
  • course list & clinical hours
  • clinical eligibility
  • background check, drug screen & immunization requirements