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1 Improving the health of the people we serve

2 A Career in Neurodiagnostic Technology ASET – The Neurodiagnostic Society

3 What do Neurodiagnostic Technologists do? ASET – The Neurodiagnostic Society

4 The Alphabet Soup of Neurodiagnostic Procedures ASET – The Neurodiagnostic Society  Electroencephalogram (EEG)  Long-Term Monitoring (LTM)  Evoked Potentials (EP)  Intraoperative Neuromonitoring (IONM)  Nerve Conduction Studies (NCS)  Polysomnography/Sleep (PSG)  Autonomics (HRDB, CV, QSART & Tilt)

5 Electroencephalogram (EEG) ASET – The Neurodiagnostic Society

6 EEG An EEG in 1958 EEGs in the 21 st Century! ASET – The Neurodiagnostic Society

7 Long-Term Monitoring (LTM) ASET – The Neurodiagnostic Society

8 LTM ASET – The Neurodiagnostic Society

9 Evoked Potentials (EP) ASET – The Neurodiagnostic Society

10 EP ASET – The Neurodiagnostic Society

11 Intraoperative Neuromonitoring (IONM) ASET – The Neurodiagnostic Society

12 IONM ASET – The Neurodiagnostic Society

13 Nerve Conduction Studies (NCS) ASET – The Neurodiagnostic Society

14 NCS ASET – The Neurodiagnostic Society

15 Polysomnography/Sleep (PSG) ASET – The Neurodiagnostic Society

16 PSG ASET – The Neurodiagnostic Society

17 We answer the age old question: Who is taking care of your brain? ASET – The Neurodiagnostic Society

18 Places of Employment for Neurodiagnostic Technologists ASET – The Neurodiagnostic Society

19 We asked: What do you enjoy most about being a Neurodiagnostic Technologist?  “The neurodiagnostic profession has given me the opportunity to share my knowledge and, most important, change people’s lives. We as technologists change people’s lives in many ways! This gives me a sense of accomplishment and such a rewarding feeling.” ASET – The Neurodiagnostic Society Susan Agostini, R. EEG/EP T., CLTM, FASET Neurodiagnostics/Epilepsy Monitoring Unit Manager Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center Phoenix, AZ

20 Who are Our Patients? ASET – The Neurodiagnostic Society

21 What Tools & Equipment Do We Use? ASET – The Neurodiagnostic Society  We use electrodes, gels, pastes, and tape measures on the patient  We color, paste, play with flashing lights and occasionally give small shocks No drawing blood, catheters, IVs, or bed pans

22 Equipment ASET – The Neurodiagnostic Society

23 Bright Outlook ASET – The Neurodiagnostic Society

24 Neurodiagnostics – What Does It Take? ASET – The Neurodiagnostic Society

25 We asked: What prompted or motivated you to enter the Neurodiagnostic Profession?  “I entered the neurodiagnostic profession out of both a curiosity and a desire to understand how the brain works. I am so proud that my work has helped improve the lives of my patients. Today, my profession serves as a source of confidence, knowledge, and passion in my life.” ASET – The Neurodiagnostic Society Jie Zhang, BS, R. EEG/EP T., CNIM, CLTM, FASET Clinical Neurophysiology Supervisor Medical University of South Carolina Charleston, SC

26 Neurodiagnostic Technology Programs Contact information, degree specifications, and program length are available online at ASET – The Neurodiagnostic Society

27 For More Information about a Career in Neurodiagnostic Technology: ASET - The Neurodiagnostic Society Contact us at: Phone: Visit our website: ASET – The Neurodiagnostic Society


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