As the only two-year program of its kind in South Carolina, Piedmont Technical College’s Cardiovascular Technology program offers a comprehensive study of both invasive and noninvasive cardiovascular technology.
Students at Piedmont Technical College get instruction in a wide variety of protocols and standards by rotating through a variety of hospitals and health care settings. They learn from cardiologists in the classroom and work side by side with physicians and cardiologists during their training to actually perform procedures.
Because the program is much more in-depth and hands-on than similar programs, the end result is that our students graduate with a much more intense practical knowledge of the field, and with direct experience on cutting-edge equipment.
Invasive Cardiovascular Technologists work in cardiac catheterization laboratories, open heart surgical suites and cardiac research facilities. They assist the cardiologist or cardiac surgeon in performing diagnostic and interventional cardiac catheterization and angiography procedures. Noninvasive Cardiovascular Technologists prepare, calibrate and operate medical instrumentation utilized in the Noninvasive laboratory including recording and analyzing noninvasive cardiovascular data.
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