Connie Kubiak has advice for today’s technologists: Learn something new every day. Take all the courses and receive whichever credentials you can. Become more marketable and then don’t be afraid to sell yourself.
Debates over the need for monitoring in non-complex, routine operations stem from controversies over the efficacy of IONM and its cost effectiveness. A lecture at the recent ASET Annual Conference focused on two cases where the monitoring turned out to be critical.
A team at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine is using wireless sleep electroencephalography (EEG) on patients undergoing medical withdrawal from opioids and have published the results of a small pilot study.
“Techs with bachelor's degrees, master's degrees—they're taken a little more seriously than somebody who was on-the-job trained and worked their way up,” says EEG tech and college professor Dr. Anna-Marie Beck.