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Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians

Typical job duties performed with this occupation include:

TASK DUTIES
Activate fluoroscope and camera to produce images used to guide catheter through cardiovascular system.
Adjust equipment and controls according to physicians' orders or established protocol.
Assess cardiac physiology and calculate valve areas from blood flow velocity measurements.
Attach electrodes to the patients' chests, arms, and legs, connect electrodes to leads from the electrocardiogram (EKG) machine, and operate the EKG machine to obtain a reading.
Check, test, and maintain cardiology equipment, making minor repairs when necessary, to ensure proper operation.
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Training for this occupational program or those in a similar family of programs can be located at the following postsecondary institutions in the State of Kansas. Please check with a program advisor at the postsecondary institution for more information on the particular focus of each program listed. Programs nearest the local area appear first. Click on the program to find more information.

INSTITUTION NAME CITY INSTITUTION TYPE PROGRAM TITLE AWARDS HOURS
University of Kansas Medical Center Kansas City Public CARDIOVASCULAR SONOGRAPHY Postsecondary award/certificate/diploma(>= 2 And <4 years) - CVT 54
Vatterott College - Wichita Campus Wichita Private MEDICAL ASSISTANT WITH CARDIOVASCULAR TECHNOLOGY (NON-INVASIVE) Associate of Occupational Studies - AOST
National American University - Overland Park Overland Park Private EKG CERTIFICATION PREP COURSE Certificate - CONED