As a trained cardiovascular technologist, you can assist physicians in diagnosing and treating cardiac (heart) and peripheral vascular (blood vessel) ailments. By choosing the Cardiovascular Technology program at Fortis, you'll receive an education preparing you for an enrty-level position in this important field of medicine. As a cardiovascular technologist, you'll provide hands-on care to your patients and enjoy the opportunity to do rewarding work on a daily basis.
In the Fortis Cardiovascular Technology training program, you can learn the terminology and acquire the skills to make you a valued member of a highly specialized medical team. The skills you can learn in our cardiovascular technology program include assisting physicians with cardiac catheterization procedures, monitoring patients' blood pressure and heart rate during the procedure with EKG equipment, preparing and monitoring patients during open heart surgery and during the insertion of pacemakers and stents, and administering anesthesia.
Today's growing and technologically advanced healthcare industry can offer excellent opportunities for individuals with the right training and experience. So if you live in Nashville, Tennessee or the surrounding area please call Fortis today to schedule a visit of our campus facilities. Or you can complete our form to request more information.