Application Activation and Requirements Deadline – April 1, 2019 by 5:00 PM
It is the student’s responsibility to monitor the completion of the Minimum Admission Requirements (MAR) whether enrolled at CVCC or elsewhere. CVCC reserves the right to change curriculum and admission requirements without prior notice. Applicants are responsible for completing admission requirements and ensuring all materials have been submitted before 5:00 PM on the deadline day.
Application to any healthcare program is complex and complicated. Applicants who begin the CVCC admission process weeks or months before the deadline give themselves time to resolve unexpected issues. Please do not wait until the deadline to start the process.
This packet provides information to assist you with the admissions and selection process for the program. Completion of the Minimum Admission Requirement (MAR Checklist) is not a guarantee of acceptance. Admission to the program is based on completion of all items by the deadline date and the number of vacancies in the program. CVCC does not use waiting lists. If you have questions regarding the program, please contact the Program Director at (828) 327-7000, ext. 4514.
It is one of the newer and most rapidly growing specialties in the medical field. It is devoted to the recording and study of the electrical activity of the brain and nervous system. END Technologists record electrical activity arising primarily from the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves or somato-sensory systems using a variety of techniques and instruments.
END technologists can work in hospitals, physician’s offices, clinics, research facilities, and specialized epilepsy and sleep centers. Employment opportunities are available in this county and throughout the nation. Salaries range from $37,800 to $97,000 with an average salary of about $40,000. Credentialed practitioners tend to earn more.
END classes are held during the day. Students are expected to participate in classroom, laboratory, and clinical (hospital) experiences. Students may be required to travel to out-of-town clinical sites. The END program consists of 4 semesters which takes 2 years to complete. Graduate of the program will be eligible to apply to take the registration examination sponsored by the American Board of Registration of Electroencephalographic and Evoked Potential Technology (ABRET).
Complete the CVCC Online Application for Admission under “Apply Now” and visit with an admissions staff member in Student Services by the specified deadline date. Directions and Campus Maps are available on the CVCC website.
College tuition is set by the North Carolina State Legislature and is subject to change. The current tuition, activity fees, insurance, and books for the program will be approximately $7,000. (This figure is an approximate cost only.) Students will also have additional expenses for the program, which are shown on the enclosed cost sheet.
All applicants are encouraged to apply for financial aid by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA.ed.gov).
Coursework requires access to a reliable computer with Word, PowerPoint, Excel and internet access. Students will be assigned a CVCC email address. It is the responsibility of the student to open his/her email account and read it frequently as the College provides crucial program information through this email account. Students will be notified of accepted or non-accepted status via CVCC email.
Yes. Carefully read the information below regarding background checks, drug testing, and the result of a negative background check. Applicants may only use CastleBranch, a background screening and compliance management company, for background checks and drug screenings.
Students who are not citizens of the United States pay out of state tuition in accordance with the State Board of Community Colleges (1D SBCCC 400.2 (b). In addition, federal law prohibits states from granting professional licenses to undocumented immigrants.
It is a student’s responsibility to inform the college of changes in personal information regarding name, phone number and mailing address. To make changes to personal information, follow the instructions found on the CVCC Student Records web page regarding a Personal Information Change. Students may also visit Student Services to request the change.
Applicants not admitted to the program will need to re-apply by completing the MAR Checklist for the year of reapplication. Instructions regarding reapplication will be included in the applicant’s status notification email. Students are responsible for following the guidelines for reapplication. Students need to visit Student Services and meet with an admissions staff member to confirm an active status and/or complete a Program Update Form.
To be considered for acceptance, all applicants must complete Minimum Admission Requirements (MAR) by the published deadline. The following information explains each Minimum Admission Requirement and provides hyperlinks to navigate to resources that may be helpful.
Activate the CVCC Application or visit Student Services with a photo ID to confirm your records have active status if you have been a previous student.
Submitted applications are activated when a student brings a valid photo ID to the Student Services building and meets with an admissions staff member. No appointment is necessary to activate an Application or confirm an active program status for previous students. Students must have an active program status to be considered for the program.
Submit an official High School/High School Equivalency transcript in a sealed envelope issued from the school, electronically through a 3rd party vendor to firstname.lastname@example.org or by postal mail. Plan accordingly to ensure transcripts arrive by the deadline. Find Information at How to Request Official Transcripts.
Submit all official college transcripts in a sealed envelope issued from the school, electronically through a 3rd party vendor to email@example.com or by postal mail. Plan accordingly to ensure transcripts arrive by the deadline. Information on how to request transcripts may be found at the How to Request Official Transcripts webpage.
Applicants are encouraged, but not required at time of application, to bring official, sealed transcripts or unofficial transcripts. Plan accordingly as all official transcripts must be received by the deadline in order to be considered for the program.
College level English and math courses completed with a grade of “C” or higher; or SAT, ACT, Multiple Measures or NCDAP scores within 10 years.
Applicants previously enrolled, or currently enrolled at CVCC, must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.00 on all CVCC coursework.
Applicants who have attended another regionally accredited college or university and have completed at least 6 curriculum course credit hours may use the cumulative GPA earned at that college or university provided it is a 2.00 or higher.
Students enrolled in BIO 168 may apply, but acceptance into the program will be contingent upon completion of the course with a grade of “C” or better and evidenced by an official transcript if not taken at CVCC.
From the applicant’s CVCC email account (activated after the visit to Student Services), email a scanned copy or cell phone photo of the completed MAR Checklist to firstname.lastname@example.org before 5:00 PM on the deadline day. The MAR Checklist must be entirely readable. MAR Checklists are not accepted after the published deadline; applicants should make note of the deadline date published in the packet and on the MAR Checklist.
Electroneurodiagnostics is a career field with cognitive, sensory, affective, and psychomotor performance requirements. The following activities are examples of the kind of activities which a student in the Electroneurodiagnostic program will be required to perform in order to successfully complete the program.
|Critical Thinking||The END student should possess critical thinking ability sufficient for clinical judgment.||Student must be able to identify cause-effect relationships in clinical situations|
|Interpersonal Skills||The END student shall possess interpersonal abilities sufficient to interact with individuals, families, groups, etc. from a variety of social, emotional, cultural and intellectual backgrounds||Student shall establish rapport with clients/patients and health care team members.|
|Communication Skills||The END student shall possess communication abilities sufficient for interaction with others in verbal and written form.||Explain procedures, document and interpret technical actions and patient/client responses.|
|Mobility||The END student shall possess physical abilities sufficient to move from room to room and maneuver in small spaces, stand and walk for extensive periods of time||Moves around in patients' room, work spaces and treatment areas, administer cardiopulmonary procedures.|
|Motor Skills||The END student shall possess gross and fine motor abilities sufficient to provide safe and effective care.||Calibrate and use equipment, position patients/clients.|
|Hearing||The END student shall possess auditory ability, sufficient to monitor and assess health needs.||Hear monitor alarms, emergency signals, cries for help.|
|Visual||The END student shall possess visual ability sufficient for observation and assessment necessary in care.||Observe patient/client responses, see calibration of equipment, assess patient.|
|Tactile||The END student shall possess tactile ability sufficient for physical assessment.||Perform palpation, application of electrodes.|
|Weight-Bearing||The END student shall possess ability to lift and manipulate/move 45-50 pounds, weekly and sometimes daily.||Position patients/clients, move equipment.|
|Cognitive Abilities||The END student shall possess ability to be oriented to time, place and person and organize responsibilities, make decisions.||Student shall assess client/patient complaints and implement appropriate plans.|
|Occupational Exposures||The allied health/END student may be exposed to communicable diseases and/or body fluids, toxic substances, medical preparations and latex. Students shall use appropriate precautions at all times.||Student may be assigned a client/patient with a communicable disease and shall provide total care using universal precautions.|
Costs are estimates and are subject to change without notice
|General Fees||Amount of Fee|
|Malpractice Insurance (payable each Fall Semester)||$27.50 per year|
|Vinyl or Leather Shoes||$50.00 - $60.00|
|Measure Tape (w/ mm)||$5.00|
|Grease Pencils (approximate cost)||$2.50 each|
|Mannequin Head for Measuring and Marketing||$40.00|
|Background Check and Drug Screening||$125.00|
|CPR (Health Provider 3)||$40.00 - $50.00|
|Travel to clinical sites||Depends on site location|
Please Note: Each student will need to purchase 2 complete sets of scrubs at the beginning of the program. Students may be traveling to Charlotte, Winston-Salem, etc. for Clinical Experiences during the last semester of the program. Clinicals occur during the day; students must make personal adjustments to ensure availability. These cost estimates are in addition to the costs that any student attending CVCC will incur each semester, such as tuition, activity fees, accident insurance, books and class supplies such as pens, paper, etc. Students applying for graduation will pay a diploma fee. Estimates for these costs may be found in the online CVCC general catalog.
The information provided below is for planning purposes only. Admission and curriculum requirements are subject to change without notice.
The following course must be completed, or currently be in progress, by April 1, 2019:
Applicants are not required to complete these courses before submitting a MAR Checklist, but these courses are awarded points in the selection process. These courses, which require a grade of “C” or better, meet program degree requirements: