EEG TECHNICIAN Skillsheet

AGE SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES
Infant (birth to 1 year)
                             
Toddler (ages 1-3 years)
                             
Preschooler (ages 3-5 years)
                             
Childhood (ages 6-12 years)
                             
Adolescents (ages 12-21 years)
                             
Young Adults (ages 21-39 years)
                             
Adults (ages 40-64 years)
                             
Older Adults (ages 65-79 years)
                             
Elderly (ages 80+ years)
                             
EEG
10-20 electrode placement
                             
Portable recording in the adult ICU
                             
Portable recording in the pediatric ICU
                             
Portable recording in the NICU
                             
ECI-brain death recording
                             
Ambulatory EEG
                             
Sleep deprived EEG
                             
Sleep EEG
                             
Somatosensory evoked potentials (SSEP)
                             
SSEP in OR
                             
Motor evoked potential (OR)
                             
Electromyography in OR
                             
Visual evoked potential
                             
Auditory evoked potential
                             
Assist with nerve conduction studies/electromyography
                             
EQUIPMENT
Paper machine experience
                             
Digital machine experience
                             
Nicolet
                             
Cadwell
                             
Grass-telafactor
                             
Biologic
                             
XLTek
                             
Nihon kodon
                             
GENERAL SKILLS
Patient/family teaching
                             
Patients in restraint
                             
Patients in isolation
                             
Lift/transfer devices
                             
Specialty beds
                             
End of life care/palliative care
                             
Computerized Charting: Cerner
                             
Computerized Charting: EPIC
                             
Computerized Charting: McKesson
                             
Computerized Charting: Meditech
                             
NATIONAL PATIENT SAFETY GOALS
Accurate patient identification
                             
Effective communication
                             
Pain assessment and management
                             
Infection control
                             
Universal precautions
                             
Minimize risk of falls
                             
Prevention of pressure ulcers