Considerations for Intraoperative Neurophysiological Monitoring

Course Information

Course Code


Instruction Method

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




12 weeks – 48 credit hours


Laura Holmes, MSC, CNIM

Learner Outcomes

A better understanding of the topics of consideration for an IONM professional.

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.


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


  • IONM 140
  • 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

  • Introduction to the Operating Room
  • Human Factors
  • Legal issues, risk management and safety
  • Anesthesia – Neuromuscular Block and Gas
  • Anesthesia – Sedatives, Opioids, TIVA
  • Anesthesia – Hemodynamic
  • Imaging
  • Common Disorders I
  • Common Disorders II
  • Common Surgical Procedures I
  • Common Surgical Procedures II
  • Spinal Instrumentation

IONM IONM150 Considerations for Intraoperative Neurophysiological Monitoring


CodeCourse TitleFormatTuitionDate(s)Register ByAvailability
IONM150-801Considerations for Intraoperative Neurophysiological MonitoringOnline/In class$2,100.00Jan-08-2018 to Apr-08-2018Dec-15-2017Open