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Do you like working with data and diagnosing problems? Neurodiagnostic technologists gather data for physicians that are used to diagnose and treat conditions such as epilepsy, seizures, and other brain disorders.
Neurodiagnostic Technologists Help Stroke, Epilepsy and TBI Patients
- Learn to capture recordings of patients’ nervous system function.
- Gain skills in our modern labs and apply them in clinical experience settings.**
- Complete your degree in as few as 18-months of study.*
Grand Prairie Neurodiagnostic Technologists Associate of Applied Science Degree Program Overview
Neurodiagnostic technicians (NDTs) use a variety of equipment to take measurements and recordings of patients’ brain and nervous system function. These recordings offer physicians the information they need to assess and diagnose patients with epilepsy, traumatic brain injury (TBI) and many other conditions.
Concorde’s NDT associate degree program will prepare you to take patient medical histories and help prepare patients for their imaging procedures. You’ll learn skills to conduct a variety of tests, including electroencephalograms (EEGs), nerve conduction studies, sleep studies and more. You’ll also learn skills to evaluate the results and create reports for the physician or other health care professional on duty.
Concorde's Neurodiagnostic Technology Program Preparation for Certification Exams
After graduation from the NDT degree program at Concorde in Grand Prairie, you'll be eligible to take professional certification examinations offered by the following organizations:***
- American Board of Registered Electroneurodiagnostic Technologists, Inc. (ABRET)
- American Association of Electrodiagnostic Technologists (AAET)
- Board of Registered Polysomnography Technologists (BRPT)
Earning certification can enhance your professional profile in the job market. Please note that additional experience or training may be required after graduation to complete certification.
Take the Next Step Now
Do you think a career as an NDT sounds fascinating? Get in touch with Concorde Grand Prairie today to find out if our associate degree program is right for you!
*Program length may be subject to change dependent on transfer credits and course load. Please refer to current course catalog for more information. Concorde does not guarantee admittance, graduation, subsequent employment or salary amount.
**Clinical hour requirements and delivery may vary by campus location and may be subject to change. Concorde does not guarantee clinical site assignments based upon student preference or geographic convenience; nor do clinical experiences guarantee graduation, post-clinical employment or salary outcomes.
***Registration and certification requirements for taking and passing these examinations are not controlled by Concorde, but by outside agencies, and are subject to change by the agency without notice. Therefore, Concorde cannot guarantee that graduates will be eligible to take these exams, at all or at any specific time, regardless of their eligibility status upon enrollment.
ᵊCredit hours are defined by graduation requirements and differ between the diploma and associate of science degree programs. Credit hours may be subject to change, please refer to current course catalog for more information.
Neurodiagnostic Technology Degree Program Curriculum
The neurodiagnostic technology associate of applied science degree program at Concorde Grand Prairie teaches practical skills and knowledge to prepare you to conduct:
- Evoked Potential (EP)
- Long-Term Monitoring (LTM)
- Polysomnography (PSG)
- Nerve Conduction Studies (NCS)
- Intraoperative Neuromonitoring (IONM)
Students practice on-campus through labs and simulations with guidance from instructors with real-world experience in the field.
Students apply what they've learned in clinical settings working directly with patients and health care professionals.
Grand Prairie Neurodiagnostic Technology Degree Coursework
This program also covers NDT lab operations and management, plus preparation for certification exams.†
- Evoked Potentials
- Nerve Conduction Velocities
- Neuroanatomy and Physiology
- Pattern Recognition
†Professional certification is not a requirement for graduation, may not be a requirement for employment nor does it guarantee employment. Registration and certification requirements for taking and passing these examinations are not controlled by Concorde, but by outside agencies, and are subject to change by the agency without notice. Therefore, Concorde cannot guarantee that graduates will be eligible to take these exams, at all or at any specific time, regardless of their eligibility status upon enrollment.
ᶛᶛClinical hour requirements and delivery may vary by campus location and may be subject to change. Concorde does not guarantee clinical site assignments based upon student preference or geographic convenience; nor do clinical experiences guarantee graduation, post-clinical employment or salary outcomes.
Neurodiagnostic Technology (Diploma) Program Outcome Data
As reported on 2021 CoA-NDT Annual Report:
|Concorde Career Collee - Grand Prairie, TX||2018||2019||2020||3-yr Average|
Address and Hours
Grand Prairie Campus
3015 West Interstate 20
Grand Prairie, Texas 75052
FX: (469) 348-2580
Campus Hours of Operation
|Monday||8 am - 7 pm|
|Tuesday||8 am - 7 pm|
|Wednesday||8 am - 7 pm|
|Thursday||8 am - 7 pm|
|Friday||8 am - 7 pm|
|Saturday||9 am - 1 pm|
As part of our commitment to your success, Concorde ensures that you have access to comprehensive information and guidance in navigating the financial aid process. Concorde offers financial aid and scholarship programs to those who qualify.
The Neurodiagnostic Technology program has been awarded continuing accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 9355 113th St. N, #7709, Seminole, FL 33775, (727) 210-2350, www.caahep.org, as recommended by the Committee on Accreditation for Education in Neurodiagnostic Technology (CoANDT), 22 Railroad Avenue, Suite 3, Beverly, MA 01915, 978-338- 6300, http://coa-ndt.org/.
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