This is the first webinar in a 3-part series on Intraoperative Neurophysiologic Monitoring, that will be taking place on AudiologyOnline in June 2017. This course will provide an overview of the operating room (OR) workplace to the generally unfamiliar audiologist. OR personnel and commonly enountered protocols will be discussed, along with an overview of neurophysiologic testing conducted in the OR.
Please note: You may earn ABA Tier 1 credits for this course if you complete it as part of the course 29665, "Interoperative Neurophysiologic Monitoring: Basics and Beyond." Course 29665 contains recordings of all three events from our series on Interoperative Monitoring. ABA Tier 1 CEUs can be earned only when all modules are completed as part of course 29665.
Course created on June 23, 2017
- After this course learners will be able to describe the operating room (OR) work environment, including typical team members and protocols.
- After this course learners will be able to review general electrophysiology concepts and define the most commonly encountered intraoperative neurophysiologic (IONM) test modalities.
- After this course learners will be able to list various sources of artifact interfering with IONM responses.
|5-10 Minutes||OR Personnel|
|10-20 Minutes||OR Protocols|
|20-25 Minutes||Overview - Anesthesia|
|25-35 Minutes||Review - Basic Electrophysiology|
|35-40 Minutes||Overview - IONM Modalities|
|40-45 Minutes||Artifact/Troubleshooting in the OR vs. Outpatient Clinic|
|45-55 Minutes||Example Equipment/Care of Equipment|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary; Q and A|
Krysta Gasser Rutledge
Dr. Gasser Rutledge received her Honors Bachelor's Degree in Communication Sciences & Disorders from Saint Louis University and her Doctoral degree in Audiology from Washington University in St. Louis, School of Medicine. She is a previous recipient of a Student Investigator Grant through the Research Grants in Hearing and Balance Program supported by the American Academy of Audiology Foundation. Dr. Gasser Rutledge joined OR Monitoring Consultants, Inc. as a full-time Audiologist in the operating room in 2016 after completing her fourth year externship at SLUCare Audiology/Saint Louis University Hospital, during which time she provided services in the clinic and in the operating room. She is licensed as an Audiologist in the state of Missouri, a member of ASHA (Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology), and a member of ASET. Dr. Gasser Rutledge's clinical interests include electrophysiology and intraoperative neuromonitoring.
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