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Career Area: Health Sciences
Associate Degree
Program Number: 10-521-1
Approximately 2 Years to Complete
Credit Program
Average Annual Tuition: $4230

Cardiovascular Technology - Invasive Careers

Recent Wisconsin job postings for this degree:

  • EKG Technician
  • Cath Lab Technologist
  • Cardiac Catheterization Technologist

Cardiovascular Technology - Invasive Programs

Prepare for a rewarding career as a cardiac catheterization technologist, assisting cardiologists in cardiac catheterization labs with the care of heart patients and performing diagnostic and interventional procedures related to stent placements, pacemaker implants, and other heart or blood vessel conditions. Completing this program fulfills prerequisites to take the Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS) exam given by Cardiac Credentialing International (CCI).

You can earn the EKG Technician certificate on the way to completing this degree.

Additional program details: The continuing demand for invasive cardiac catheterization technologists indicates strong employment opportunities. Working in cardiac catheterization labs, program graduates assist cardiologists with the care of heart patients. In addition to detailed knowledge of anatomy; heart, artery and valve function; and cath lab procedures; cardiovascular technologists demonstrate professional communication skills, act in an ethical manner and promote good health.