Getting to the Heart of the Matter
With heart disease being the number one cause of death for both men and women in the U. S., it’s not surprising that careers related to diagnosing heart disease and other cardiovascular conditions are among the fastest growing areas in healthcare**. Cardiovascular Sonography, or more commonly known as ultrasound technology, is essentially an inside look of the heart’s structure and produces real-time images that can help physicians diagnose heart disease and other cardiac abnormalities. The skilled technicians trained to provide these sneak peaks of the inner workings of the heart, play a pretty important role on the medical team of any hospital, clinic or medical facility.
What You'll Learn
You won’t just be sitting in a classroom memorizing textbook information. The program integrates classroom lectures from experienced instructors, with interactive hands-on training in the Ultrasound Training Center. You’ll learn how to operate the latest ultrasound technology equipment and have the opportunity to practice real-life scanning on fellow students. When you graduate, you’ll have earned an Associate of Science Degree, but more importantly, you’ll have acquired valuable, practical skills to take to the workplace.
- Cardiovascular Physiology Concepts
- Ultrasound Physics
- Cerebrovascular Sonography
- Peripheral Arterial Testing
- Venous Testing
- Anatomy & Physiology
- Medical Law & Ethics
- Peripheral Arterial Study
- Ultrasound Physics
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You’ll get training in both cardiac and vascular sonography, potentially opening up more opportunities when you enter the job market. Being skilled in both specialties could be what sets you apart from other candidates who may not have received dual training. And you’ll be learning your practical skills in City College’s Cardiovascular Sonography lab, working with advanced sonography equipment and state-of-the-industry technology. Graduates are qualified to seek employment at:
Health Diagnostic Centers
Ultrasound Applications Specialist
Ultrasound Sales Consultant
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