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Cardiovascular Technologist Special Technologies and Services Healthcare
 
Description    
Cardiovascular technologists determine how well the heart and blood vessels are functioning. They use the following techniques: cardiac catheterization, which involves inserting an instrument into the body to monitor the heart and blood vessels; echocardiography, which uses sound waves to produce images of the heart chambers and valves; and electrocardiography, which uses electrodes placed on the body to detect the heartÂ’s electrical activity. Physicians use the results of these tests to determine the presence of heart disease.
     
Annual Pay Education Needed Where to Get Education
$27,000-$60,000 HS degree and typically 2 years of training NCAT (Course), Forsyth CC (AAS, Dip, Cert)
     
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Education offered at: Alamance CC (Cert), Davidson CC (AAS, Cert), GTCC (AAS), Randolph CC (Cert), Rockingham CC (Cert, AAS), Surry CC (Cert), WFU (ACLS, PALS & NRP Certs)
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