STUDENT ALERT: Per the Florida Department of Education (FLDOE), this program replaces Program of Study 2121 as part of the restructuring of the Cardiovascular/Cardiopulmonary Technology A.S. degree, effective Summer Term 2016. Students with an effective term of 20162 or prior are encouraged to follow Program of Study 2121. For additional information, students are advised to contact Ms. Christie Jordan, Nassau Center, (904) 548-1709 or firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance with questions about program options.
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Cardiovascular technologists assist cardiologists in the diagnostic and treatment processes directed at heart disease. They use the latest medical technology to conduct tests on the cardiovascular system of patients and assist with electrocardiograms (EKG’s), cardiac catheterizations, echocardiograms and similar tests.
Typical Tasks May Include:
- working closely with the physician in caring for cardiac patients
- assisting in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease
- assisting the cardiologist with cardiac catheterization and cardiac interventions
- perform and assist in non-invasive cardiac diagnostic examinations such as EKG’s, echocardiograms, stress echocardiograms and transesophageal echocardiograms
The Cardiovascular Technology Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of Joint Review Committee on Education in Cardiovascular Technology Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 33756, 727-210-2350, www.caahep.org.
Acceptance into the Cardiovascular Technology program is based upon academic performance and other criteria. The application deadline is February 15th of each year with classes starting in the summer term. To be considered as a qualified applicant, individuals must complete the following by the application deadline:
- Enroll as a Florida State College at Jacksonville student.
- Have a complete Cardiovascular Technology application on file.
- Forward official college transcripts to the Cardiovascular Technology program.
- Complete the required prerequisite courses with a minimum grade of “C”.
These additional admission requirements are to be completed after acceptance into the program and before initial classes begin:
- Complete medical physical
- Immunization records and communicable disease screening
- Ten-panel drug screening
- Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) background check
- Current healthcare provider CPR certification
The Program Director will provide information regarding the completion of these additional admission requirements with the letter of acceptance to each student prior to beginning of each fall class.
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