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CVT 2420C - Invasive Cardiology I - AS


6 credits
Prerequisites: CVT 1200  with a grade of "C" or higher
Corequisites: CVT 2840L , CVT 2620C  
This course introduces the student to the specific procedures performed in the cardiac catheterization laboratory and the use of the resulting data for patient diagnosis. Additional topics include: aseptic techniques, sterilization, patient assessment, radiography, pharmacology, cardiac wave forms, coronary artery anatomy, equipment and tools utilized in cardiac catheterization, hemodynamic data and analysis, right and left heart catheterizations, and complications and treatments that may occur during cardiac catheterization procedures. Students will practice cardiac catheterization procedures in the Cardiac Catheterization Lab on campus.



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