CAVT 2020 - Cardiac Catheterization II

4 Credits

4.00 Credits

Pre-Requisites: CAVT 1020, CAVT 1021

Co-Requisites: CAVT 2030

An intensive study of the role of the CV Technologist in the various invasive Cardiac Catheterization procedures such as: Right and Left heart catheterization, temporary pacemakers, Swan-Ganz, and coronary angioplasty. Topics include: general principles of acid-base and blood gas collection, interpretation and analogies, cardiac surgery and peripheral vascular disease, basic principles of electrophysiology and pacemaker technology, congenital heart disease and corrective surgeries, and basic hemodynamic review. Lab experience will be provided.