Delta Region MS

CAREER TYPE

Cardio Technician

Students will be trained to work in cardiac catheterization laboratories utilizing x-ray and monitoring equipment to perform sophisticated tests to determine the condition of a patient’s coronary arteries and heart. They will also be trained to work in a cardiology laboratory where electrodes, microphones, and ultrasound equipment are used to determine the condition of a patient’s heart without invasive procedures.

CAREER TYPE KEY FACTS:

Salary Range Potential: $35,000 - $55,000

Class Types:

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TRAINING CENTER PROGRAMS

Cardiovascular Technology-Cardio Technician

Students will be trained to work in cardiac catheterization laboratories utilizing x-ray and monitoring equipment to perform sophisticated tests to determine the condition of a patient’s coronary arteries and heart. They will also be trained to work in a cardiology laboratory where electrodes, microphones, and ultrasound equipment are used to determine the condition of a patient’s heart without invasive procedures.

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  Day and Night Classes:

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Pre-requisites required:
Complete prerequisite courses, BIO 1513 & 1511-Anatomy & Physiology I & Lab. Completed NWCC application for admission. Completed Cardiovascular Tech Application. Minimum ACT composite of 18. Official copies of GED, high school or college transcripts.

Length of Program
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Summary of Program Requirements
Complete prerequisite courses, BIO 1513 & 1511-Anatomy & Physiology I & Lab. Completed NWCC application for admission. Completed Cardiovascular Tech Application. Minimum ACT composite of 18. Official copies of GED, high school or college transcripts.

Skills Needed
Active Listening, Problem Solving, Service Inclination, Human Connection, Oral Expression
Northwest MS Community College
Desoto

Contact
Ricky Stevens
662-280-6154
rstevens@northwestms.edu