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Electroneurodiagnostic

CVCC's Electroneurodiagnostic Technology program is the scientific field devoted to the recording and study of electrical activity of the brain and nervous system. Used for medical evaluation and research, it includes procedures that assess the function of the nervous system.

BrainGeneral Information 

Electroneurodiagnostics is one of the newer and most rapidly growing specialties in the medical field. It is devoted to the recording and study of the electrical activity of the brain and nervous system. END technologists record electrical activity arising primarily from the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves or somato-sensory systems using a variety of techniques and instruments.

Class schedule/length for the END Program

END classes are held during the day. Students are expected to participate in classroom, laboratory and clinical* (hospital) experience. (Students may be required to travel to out-of-town clinical sites.) The END program consists of four semesters which takes two years to complete. Graduates of the program will be eligible to apply to take the registration examination sponsored by the American Board of Registration of Electroencephalographic and Evoked Potential Technologist (ABRET) *Please note: Clinical facilities may require students to undergo criminal background checks and/or drug testing. Clinical facilities may refuse access to clinical experiences based on the results of criminal background checks and/or drug testing, which would result in the student being unable to continue in the END program.

Cost

College tuition is set by the North Carolina State Legislature and is subject to change. END students are required to purchase a variety of books, class uniforms, malpractice insurance, accident insurance, and other fees as set by the College. The approximate cost for the program is $4,500.  (This figure is based upon in-state tuition rates and reflects an approximate cost only.)

Financial Aid

All applicants are encouraged to apply for financial aid by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA.ed.gov).  For information about financial aid, contact the Financial Aid Office online, by email at financial_aid@cvcc.edu or by calling at 828-327-7000.

 

Admission

The END program begins in the Fall Semester. Admission to the program is based upon completion of all minimum requirements as listed on the attached Minimum Admission Requirements (MARs) Checklist by the specified deadline date, the number of vacancies in the program, and the competitive selection process. To begin the admissions process, complete the CVCC Online Application for Admission and visit with an admissions staff member in Student Services by the specified deadline date. Click on the link to the Electroneurodiagnostic Technology Admission Packet found on the right of this page for complete admission information.

Applicant Selection

     Applicants applying for admission for the Fall Semester must complete ALL Minimum Admission Requirements by the specified deadline date of the year of anticipated enrollment. Completion of all admission requirements is not a guarantee of acceptance. Admission is based on completion of all minimum requirements by the deadline date, the number of vacancies in the program, and the competitive selection process.

     Applicants not admitted for Fall must resubmit the MARS Checklist (for the current admissions cycle) to re-apply if they wish to be considered for the following Fall class. CVCC does NOT use waiting lists for any allied health program.

» Suggested Program Sequences

 

 

» 2015 END Yearly Outcomes (PDF)


Important Admissions Information

» 2017 Electroneurodiagnostic Technology Admission Information (PDF)

» 2017 Electroneurodiagnostic MARS Student Checklist (PDF)


» Electroneurodiagnostic Degree Completion Option 

» Electroneurodiagnostic Degree Completion Admission Packet (PDF) (updated 6/23/15)

» Electroneurodiagnostic Degee Completion MARs Student Checklist (PDF)(updated 6/23/15)


Sarah Hoffman Shelton REEGT/ RPSG
Electroneurodianostics, Director
828-327-7000 ext 4517
shoffman@cvcc.edu

 

Employment opportunities

END technologists can work in hospitals, physician’s offices, clinics, research facilities and specialized epilepsy and sleep centers. Employment opportunities are available in this county and throughout the nation. Estimated salaries range from $35,000 - $47,800.

 

Ready to apply for the END program at CVCC?

Email healthcare@cvcc.edu today to get started!