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Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians

Typical job duties performed with this occupation include:

Assist surgeons with vascular procedures, such as preparing balloons and stents.
Assist physicians in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiac or peripheral vascular treatments, such as implanting pacemakers or assisting with balloon angioplasties to treat blood vessel blockages.
Perform general administrative tasks, such as scheduling appointments or ordering supplies or equipment.
Conduct tests of pulmonary system, using spirometer or other respiratory testing equipment.
Observe ultrasound display screen and listen to signals to record vascular information, such as blood pressure, limb volume changes, oxygen saturation, or cerebral circulation.
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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.

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