As more of our nation’s population seeks medical care and specialists for specific health conditions, the specialized work of cardiovascular technologists increasingly becomes in demand. Our Cardiovascular Technology program can give you medical knowledge and real-world training to prepare you for this rewarding healthcare career.
Cardiovascular technologists assist in hospitals and medical clinics evaluating patients’ medical histories, pulses and blood flow. Cardiovascular technologists also perform important medical procedures for patients with heart ailments and complications. As a cardiovascular technologist, you may be required to perform procedures such as cardiac catheterization, sonography, ultrasounds and EKG tests.
As a cardiovascular technologist, you can specialize in many different areas, such as:
- Invasive cardiology
- Non-invasive cardiology/echocardiography
- Vascular technology
- Stress testing