Basic Principles of Intraoperative Neurophysiological Monitoring

Course Information

Course Code

IONM120

Instruction Method

ONLINE – login information will be emailed on the course start date

Fee

$1500

Length

12 weeks – 48 credit hours

Instructor(s)

Francois D. Roy, PhD CNIM

Learner Outcomes

Understand the basic principles of intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring.

Evaluation Method

Online quiz after each module, final multiple choice online exam

Intended For

Health professionals who are or will be working in an intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring role.


Note:

Only full CANM members are permitted to register for this course without first applying for the Graduate Certificate.

Text Book

Nuwer, M. Intraoperative Monitoring of Neural Function: Handbook of Clinical Neurophysiology, First Edition, Elsevier, 2008 [Not included in course fee. It is recommended that students obtain this text book prior to starting the course. Students are responsible for acquiring course textbooks.]

Certificate Program

Intraoperative Neurophysiological Monitoring (IONM) Graduate Certificate Program

Prerequisites

  • IONM 110
  • Enrolled in the IONM Graduate Certificate Program and/or Full CANM membership – please submit your CANM membership number when registering for the course.

Topics Covered

  • Overview of IONM: history and evolution
  • Role of IONM in the health care system
  • Stimulation of the nervous system
  • Recording from the nervous system
  • Electrodes – Basic concepts
  • Electrodes – Placement
  • Basic electronics for electrophysiology
  • Instrumentation – Basic concepts
  • Instrumentation – Amplifiers and filters
  • Instrumentation – Signal characteristics
  • Instrumentation – Data processing, display
  • Instrumentations – Troubleshooting, artifacts

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Courses

CodeCourse TitleFormatTuitionDate(s)Register ByAvailability
IONM120-1Basic Principles of Intraoperative Neurophysiological MonitoringOnline$1,500.00Jan-09-2017 to Apr-09-2017Dec-16-2016Open