Program Code: 3307
Invasive Cardiovascular Technology will have students working in the cardiac catheterization laboratory. The technologist works alongside the physician performing invasive diagnostic exams. Additionally, the technologists assist the physician with interventional procedures, such as angioplasty, stent deployment, pacemaker implantation and other advanced procedures designed to alleviate cardiac anomalies.
The Invasive Cardiovascular Technology Program is five semesters of classroom, laboratory, and clinical instruction. The final two semesters are spent in clinical specialization rotations in cardiovascular laboratories. Students who complete the program are awarded an Associate in Science degree of Invasive Cardiovascular Technology. Excellent career opportunities await graduates.
This program is one of the oldest and most established programs of its type in the United States. It is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Cardiovascular Technology and the Florida Department of Health. Program instruction is consistent with curriculum frameworks as administered by the Florida Department of Education. Graduates are eligible to take national certification examinations.