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Intraoperative Neuromonitoring Curriculum


Semester I

Weeks 1-7

  • IOM 1010 Introduction to Neurodiagnostic Technology (NDT)/Intraoperative Neuromonitoring (IONM), (2cr)
  • IOM 1020 Intraoperative Neuromonitoring (IONM). (2cr)
  • IOM 1030 Introduction to Clinical Education/Laboratory (hybrid class), (3cr)

Weeks 8-14

  • IOM 1120 IONM Anatomy and Physiology, (2cr)
  • IOM 1130 Intraoperative Neuromonitoring II, (2cr)
  • IOM 1140 Clinical Education I, (3cr)
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Semester II

Weeks 1-7

  • IOM 2010 Intraoperative Neuromonitoring III/Modalities, (2cr)
  • IOM 2020 IONM Communication and Information Technology, (2cr)
  • IOM 2030 Clinical Practicum II, (2cr)

Weeks 8-14

  • IOM 2120 Intraoperative Neuromonitoring IV, (2cr)
  • IOM 2130 CNIM Prep *Optional, (1cr)
  • IOM 2140 Clinical Practicum III, (2cr)

Total: 19-25 credits

Students are required to take courses in the sequence in which they are offered. A grade of C, or higher, in each course is required to continue in the program and to earn a certificate of completion.

IONM students have the option of taking challenge exams for the following courses:

  • IOM 1010 Introduction to Neurodiagnostic Technology (NDT)/ Intraoperative Neuromonitoring (IONM).
  • IOM 1120 IONM Anatomy and Physiology

Information for taking the challenge examinations can be found in the IONM handbook. Students considering taking a challenge exam should contact the NDT Department Assistant Chair.

These are the only challenge exam options approved by Labouré College. Student must receive a grade of “C,” or better, on all challenge exams to receive credit by examination.