aEEG ON-LINE Training Course:
A Clinically-Focused Training for NICU Nurses and Neonatologists.
>> Do you feel clueless when it comes to using your hospital's aEEG monitor?
>> Do you feel alone and like you have no support?
>> Do you constantly fear making a mistake?
Master Neonatal aEEG effortlessly and affordably!
Get support when you need it!
Build your clinical competence and confidence surrounding the daily, clinical uses of neonatal aEEG in the NICU!
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3-Minute Preview Class - How does EEG become aEEG?
With this 8-week ON-LINE Training Course your team can master bedside brain monitoring effortlessly and affordably, without traveling to conferences or reading a pile of books!
SIX one hour teaching modules
SIX post-tests to validate learning
ONE year license to watch recordings (available 24 hours a day)
Free ON-GOING Support for one year
Private Facebook group for extra discussion
Nursing CE contact hours are included - Click here for details
aEEG - What is it? When to use it? and on Who?
➤ A review of EEG terminology and aEEG processing.
➤ aEEG - What it is, what it isn't!
➤ Beyond HIE and Cooling - When to go find your aEEG monitor.
➤ Tick-tock, tick-tock - How long should you monitor with aEEG?
➤ Avoid the most common mistakes when writing your clinical protocol.
Dividing Up the Workflow of aEEG - From Application to Documentation
➤ Discussion of the five roles and responsibilities of aEEG in the NICU.
➤ The five most critical considerations for optimal sensor selection.
➤ aEEG Sensor application tips and tricks.
➤ How to use my quick step approach for complete documentation.
➤ Talking with parents about aEEG.
➤ Billing for aEEG – Myth or Reality?
aEEG Interpretation - Term and Preterm Infant Considerations
➤ A quick and easy approach to aEEG assessment.
➤ Pattern recognition versus voltage limits – which is best?
➤ Basic features of premature infant aEEG tracings.
➤ Significance of inter-burst intervals.
➤ aEEG assessment scales in the literature.
The Significance of Sleep, Symmetry, and Stability
➤ The significant and identification of Sleep-Wake Cycling.
➤ Common Causes of aEEG Background Asymmetry.
➤ Implication of Short and Long-Term Stability of aEEG patterns.
Pitfalls of Seizure Detection and Common Artifacts
➤ The basic features of seizure recognition on EEG and aEEG.
➤ Limitation to using aEEG for seizure detection.
➤ Don't be fooled - Common artifacts and interference revealed.
➤ Seizure detection algorithms – current and future option.
➤ Subclinical seizures: “To treat or not to treat?” That is the question.
Cooling, Surgery, and Other Special Circumstances
➤ The importance of EEG/aEEG during therapeutic hypothermia.
➤ Considerations for the peri-operative neonate.
➤ Pre-Op baseline monitoring with aEEG.
➤ Correlation to MRI findings and long-term prognosis.
➤ Using aEEG for rare neonatal conditions.
Individuals can choose Full-Payment or Payment Plan options.
Group Discount for 5+ participants.
Continuing Education Information:
This course has been approved for 8 contact hours of continuing nursing education by CA BRN CEP #15417 (gRN NICU Consulting, Inc).