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Neurodiagnostic Technology Degree
Neurodiagnostic Technology program

About:
Neurodiagnostic students complete a 12-month program of professional education that combines in depth academic study on campus with practical experience in the program’s hospital clinical affiliates. The program is currently applying to become an ABRET recognized program 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).


Application Updates*** Attention: Prospective Students
This application is now 100% online and will be available through the Allied Health Department page. Paper applications will not be accepted. Application will open May 18, 2021 at 12:00pm and close June 08, 2021 at 4:00 pm. Pre Reqs must be completed by August 13, 2021 in order to be accepted into the cohort. 

We will update this webpage as information becomes available. 

Please feel free to contact Allied Health Project Support Technician, Cindy Purnell at cpurnell@sdccd.edu with any questions you might have. 

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

Neurodiagnostic Technology Beginning in the Fall of 2021. 

Neurodiagnostic Technician Program

Information Session to be held via Zoom on THursday may 13th, 2021 from 11:00am to 12:00pm

 Zoom Link:  https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/93326142410

 

Course Listing Resource


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