Are you interested in the medical field? Do you want to work alongside cardiologists to care for people with heart disease? A career as an invasive cardiovascular technologist could be a good choice for you.
In this accredited program, you’ll learn to use special equipment to perform medical procedures that help doctors diagnose and treat problems with the heart and blood vessels. You’ll study how to use X-ray technologies to view the cardiovascular system; how to place stents, balloons, pacemakers and other devices; and how to measure blood flow and the electrical activity of the heart. Your training will include a clinical internship and other on-the-job experiences in hospital laboratories.
With this degree, you’ll become prepared to join the health care team as a professional in hospital cardiac catheterization laboratories.