IONM 110: Monitoring During Functional

Cortical Mapping and Electrocorticography

Course instructor: Ryan Lau, MS, R EEG/EP T, CNIM, CLTM

Also with presentations by:

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

Instructional design and development:

Maggie Marsh-Nation, MSIDT, R.EEG/EP T., CNIM


*Important:Completion of this course requires extensive reading in the text:
Intraoperative Monitoring of Neural Function, Hanbook of Clinical Neurophysiology Vol. 8 edited by Marc Nuwer, MD


Course Goal: To prepare IONM technologists with skills to perform the technical aspects of Intraoperative Neuromonitoring during craniotomy procedures requiring mapping of cortical functioning andelectrocorticography.

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)

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