END 2450 Nerve Conduction Studies
Basic discussion of nerve conduction studies and electromyography. Emphasis on equipment, knowledge of placement stimulation sites, sources of error in nerve conduction studies, electronics, pathology (abnormal nerve conduction studies, anatomy as it pertains to entrapment sites and nerve conduction studies), waveforms identification and case presentation. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.
Prerequisites: BIO 1222 and END 1250
- Identify neuromuscular disorders.
- Describe the principles of stimulation and accurate placement of recording electrodes and the measuring of waveforms and distance used in routine nerve conduction studies.
- Identify the anatomy and physiology of selected muscles and nerves.
Credit Hours: 3
- Classroom: 2 hours
- Lab: 2 hours
- Division: Health Sciences
- Department: Electroneurodiagnostic Technology
- Repeatable Credit: No
- Offered Online: No