2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    Dec 04, 2020  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog

Invasive Cardiovascular Technology, AAS

Upon completion of an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Invasive Cardiovascular Technology, a student will be able to:

Science & Technology
  • Demonstrate understanding of cardiovascular anatomy and physiology concepts.
  • Apply fundamental principles of radiation physics.
  • Operate cardiovascular equipment to obtain diagnostic data.
  • Evaluate and assess diagnostic data obtained during cardiovascular procedures
  • Measure and calculate data obtained from various diagnostic modalities.
  • Demonstrate understanding of physiological benefits of interventional procedures.
  • Demonstrate ability to utilize interventional equipment for treatment of cardiovascular pathologies.
 Problem Solving/Critical Thinking
  • Compare and contrast analytical data provided from various cardiovascular diagnostic and imaging modalities.
  • Identify cardiovascular physiology from images and data provided from diagnostic imaging modalities.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the how interventional procedures are selected based upon patient pathologies.
  • Demonstrate ability to problem solve equipment difficulties associated with cardiovascular invasive procedures.
  • Demonstrate ability to evaluate and respond to changing patient conditions.
  • Demonstrate ability to function and act as a cardiovascular specialist in the clinical environment
  • Exhibit strong work ethic, self-esteem, integrity, honesty, sociability and interpersonal skills.
  • Show compassion for patients and treat patients with dignity and respect.
  • Demonstrate quality and friendly service when acting as a cardiovascular specialist in the clinical environment.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work with clients in diverse situations; exhibiting flexibility and adaptability.
  • Demonstrate respect diversity within different cultures.
  • Plan for advancement and professional development by setting goals, by continuing training, exploring new technology, conduct research and learning of opportunities for career and degree advancement.
  • Identify methods to continue education in regards to technological advancements within the cardiovascular profession.
  • Demonstrate proper teamwork dynamics.
  • Demonstrate ability to communicate with team members and physicians in a professional manner.
  • Demonstrate ability to follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Demonstrate ability to communicate appropriate information to patients, family, and medical team in an empathetic and confidential manner.
  • Demonstrate ability to accurately and coherently communicate in digital and written documentation.
  • Demonstrate ability to perform presentation on cardiovascular topics within the classroom environment.