Cardiovascular Practicum II   [Archived Catalog]
2012-2013 Catalog [Aug. 2012-Aug. 2013]

CVT 2841L - Cardiovascular Practicum II

This course allows students to gain more in-depth clinical experience in invasive and non-invasive cardiology including pre- and post-cardiac catheterization activities, diagnostic and interventional cardiac and vascular procedures, hemodynamic monitoring and calculations, and application of critical care therapies. Clinical practice includes duties in circulating, scrubbing and monitoring roles, as well as manipulation for imaging equipment during both diagnostic and interventional procedures.  In addition, 180 clinical hours include experience in performance of 2D echocardiography, performance and move in-depth clinical experience with cardiac pathology and calculations pertaining to the disease state, assisting in stress echo, pharmacological stress echo and transesophageal echocardiography.
Prerequisites: CVT 2840L.
Corequisites: None.

Degrees Offered: A.S.

Credit Hours:8. 
Contact Hours: 24 practicum hours.