PICU, NICU and CICU Clinical Pathway for
Children who Require EEG Monitoring

Related Pathways
EPIC Order Sets
  • ICU EEG Monitoring Pathway
  • Status Epilepticus
  • HIE
Acute Encephalopathy and/or Brain Injury
Communication Roles & Responsibilities
  • ICU MD/NP
    • Completes "ICU EEG Monitoring” order set
    • Calls EEG Technologist or Neurology ICU Consultation Service
  • EEG Technologist
    • Initiates EEG monitoring
  • Neurology ICU Consultation Service
    • Develops Seizure Action Plan
  • First Seizure Notification
    • PICU: EEG Technologist notifies ICU Fellow/NP
    • NICU & CICU: EEG Technologist notifies Neurology ICU Consultation Service
  • Subsequent Seizure(s) Notification
    • All ICUs: EEG Technologist notifies Neurology ICU Consultation Service
Posted: March 2014
Revised: September 2015, February 2017, April 2019
Authors: N. Abend, MD; D. Dlugos, MD; R. Ichord, MD; D. Licht, MD; M. Donnelly, CLTM, RPSGT; L. Vala, RN, REEGT; A. Topjian, MD; M. Naim, MD; D. Munson, MD