Career Description

A cardiovascular technologist assists with the diagnosis and treatment of heart issues. They conduct tests on pulmonary or cardiovascular systems of patients for diagnostic purposes. They may conduct or assist in electrocardiograms, cardiac catheterizations, pulmonary functions, lung capacity, and similar tests.

Academic Requirements

Associate’s degree programs in cardiovascular technology are the most common type of educational program in the field. These programs engage students in educational and lab components in addition to clinical experiences and hospital internships.

Professional Organizations