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Electroneurodiagnostics – EEG Tech

EEG Tech glass head with electrodesMidwestern Career College’s Electroneurodiagnostic (END) Technologist program may be “the best healthcare career you’ve never heard of”. There’s good demand for neurodiagnostic techs, and you can finish our program in about a year.

What Neurodiagnostic Technologists Do

Neurodiagnostic technologists record and analyze electrical activity across crucial areas of the nervous system, including the brain, spinal cord, and peripheral nervous system. Through the use of advanced diagnostic tools such as electroencephalographs (EEGs) and evoked potential (EP) exams, these professionals delve into the intricacies of neural function to detect and diagnose a spectrum of neurological conditions, including but not limited to:

  • Epilepsy and other seizure disorders
  • Early stages of dementia
  • Stroke indicators
  • Tumors affecting neurological function
  • Various other neurological disorders

Interested in becoming an EEG tech? Request information and find out more about the program.

Career Paths

Upon entering the field, neurodiagnostic technologists have the opportunity to embark on diverse career trajectories, including specialization in critical areas such as intraoperative monitoring during surgical procedures and the diagnosis and management of:

  • Neurological disorders like epilepsy and stroke
  • Sleep disorders impacting neurological health
  • Nerve conditions necessitating precise diagnostic assessment

Job Outlook

In both the vibrant city of Chicago and nationwide, there exists a need for skilled neurodiagnostic technologists. This demand is propelled by the continuous expansion of healthcare services, resulting in an ever-increasing requirement for proficient professionals in the field. See the latest data on this job from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics: https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/radiologic-technologists.htm.

How Long Will I Be In School?

Students can complete this program in just under a year.

Certification Opportunities

Distinguishing itself as the sole program in the Chicagoland area approved by ABRET, the foremost neurodiagnostics credentialing body in the United States, MCC’s program offers a seamless pathway to certification.

Graduates of our program are eligible to sit for the Registered EEG Tech (R. EEG T.) examination upon completion of the requisite 550-hour clinical experience and documentation of 100 additional EEGs.

This certification not only enhances employment prospects but also aligns with the evolving industry standards, where hospitals increasingly prioritize certified professionals for continued employment.

Find Out More

Curious about how you can contribute to healthcare through this career that blends technology and human connection? Explore our Electroneurodiagnostic (END) Technology program and see how you can become a part of this impactful profession, or click here to Request Information.

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