Andrew Zafft, R.EP.T., R.NCS.T.
Disclosures: NO DISCLOSURE

Andrew Jay Zafft, R.NCS.T. R. EP T.

1789 Kerry Dr. N.E.

Rochester, MN 55906

Phone: (507) 269-5552

Email: zafft.andrew@mayo.edu

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Supervisor, EMG Lab , Mayo Clinic Rochester, MN                                                                 1997-present

 

EDUCATION:

  • Waldorf College, Forest City, IA-General Education classes 1 year                             1980

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Orderly, Physical Medicine, Mayo Clinic Rochester                                                        1981-1984
  • Door Attendant, General Service, Mayo Clinic Rochester                                                        1984-1987
  • Surgical Monitoring Technologist, EMG Lab, Mayo Clinic Rochester                             1987-1992
  • Assistant Supervisor, EMG Laboratory, Mayo Clinic Rochester                                          1992-1997

 

Clinical Neurophysiology Technologist                                                                                                  1987-Present

  • Perform NCS and EP procedures for physician’s review
  • Maintain confidential information of electronic medical records
  • Interacts with all levels of management and department personnel
  • Responsible for teaching NCS to Neurology and Physical Medicine Residents                            1997-Present
  • Perform Ultrasound on Median Nerve (CTS) & Diaphragm                                                         2016-Present                                                                     

Didactic and Clinical Instructor for MCSHS

  • Responsible for curriculum development and instruction of SEPS                             1995-1998
  • Clinical Instructor-Mentor, instruct, guide, provide evaluations to students

During their clinical rotations in the EMG/EP lab                                                                      1995-Present

 

EMG Lab Multicenter Studies

  • Assist with the Pfizer Global Research and Development sponsored Phase 3, Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled, Multicenter Study of Tanezumab on Peripheral Nerve Function in

patients with Osteoarthritis                                                                                                  2009-Present

  • Assist with the Alnylam & IONIS Research and Development sponsored trial drug on

Peripheral Nerve Function patients with Amyloidosis                                                        2016-Present

                                                                                                 

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS/MEMBERSHIP PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:

  • American Heart Association BLS (CPR and AED) Program currently certified
  • Registered NCS Technologist, # 115                                                                                    1990
  • Registered EP Technologist, # 660                                                                                    1997
  • ASET Education Summit, Training Program Development                                                        1999             
  • Member of AAET- The Nerve Conduction Association                                                        1989-Present
  • Member of the AAET Examination Committee                                                                      1991-1994
  • Member of AANEM-American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic

               Medicine                                                                                                                              2010-Present

  • IRB Certified                                                                                                                              2013-Present

                                                                                                               

PROFESSIONAL RECOGNICITION

  • Instructor in Neurology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science                            2001
  • Outstanding Technical Mentor Award, CNT Program, MCSHS                                          2004
  • Outstanding Educator Award, Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences                            2006

 

COMMITTEES:

  • CNP Supervisory Administrative Meetings                                                                                1997-Present             
  • EMG Lab Section Meetings                                                                                                  1997-Present
  • Neurology Administrative Meetings                                                                                    1997-Present
  • Gonda Desk Review                                                                                                                 1998-2003
  • CNT Program Curriculum Review Committee, MCSHS                                                        2002
  • Admissions Committee, CNT Program, MCSHS                                                                                1997-Present
  • Advisory Committee, CNT Program, MCSHS                                                                                 1997-Present
  • Interview Committee, CNT Program, MCSHS                                                                                2012-Present
  • EPIC EMG Lab Super User Advisory Committee                                                                      2017-Present
  • EMG Lab Optimization Advisory Committee                                                                      2018-Present

                                                       

 

VOLUNTEER WORK:

  • Youth Sports Coach (RYBA)                                                                                                  1994-2000
  • Church Trustee                                                                                                                              2004-2008
  • Festival of Trees                                                                                                                2009-Present                                                                                                                             

 

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