Course Title: Perform electroencephalography (EEG)

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4205 Certificate IV in Neurophysiology Technology

Course Title: Perform electroencephalography (EEG)

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 200

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Distance / Correspondence or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2011

Course Contact: Veemita Kaul

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4662

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course describes the knowledge and skills required to prepare a patient for and to perform an EEG and to provide an interim report to assist the final EEG report. Work will be performed within a prescribed range of functions involving routine and non-routine methods and procedures, which require the exercise of some discretion and judgement. EEG’s are commonly conducted in hospitals and neurologists’ rooms. All activities are carried out in accordance with organisational policies, procedures and infection control guidelines.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

This course will be assessed with -

 HLTAP401A Confirm physical health status

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

HLTNE401B Perform electroencephalography (EEG)


Attach monitoring equipment

Completion of procedure

Conduct EEG recording

Generate report

Prepare client for procedure

Prepare equipment, material and environment.

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

The assessments include online and written assessment tasks (variety of quizzes, log books, worksheets, assignments, portfolio, theory examinations) and a practical examination at the end of the course.