CVT 201 Advanced Cardiovascular Technician (4)
Credit, Degree Applicable
Advanced complex cardiac rhythms including heart blocks, bundle branch blocks, and accessory pathways. Includes cardiac pharmacology, pacemaker technology, exercise treadmill exams, and stress echo indications: procedures and analysis.
Offered in alternate Spring semesters
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Evaluate the etiologies, 12-Lead ECG patterns, and treatment of atrioventricular (AV) heart blocks, bundle branch blocks, hemiblocks, axis deviation, accessory pathways, and cardiac pacemaker rhythms.
- Outcome 2: Compare and contrast types, mechanism of action, and precautions related to medications used in the treatment of cardiac dysrhythmias and heart disease.
- Outcome 3: Evaluate the types of pacemakers and implantable defibrillators in use and the nomenclature used to identify pacemakers.
- Outcome 4: Utilize current protocols and setup procedures to acquire images in stress and pharmacological echocardiography.