Invasive Diagnostic Principles provides knowledge and skills necessary to function as a scrub and/or circulator for patients of all ages. The student will be prepared to assist with invasive procedures such as diagnostic cardiac catheterization, angioplasty, atherectomy, stents and electrophysiology. This course also includes a review of equipment used in the lab such as pacemakers, intra-aortic balloon pumps (IABP), the Medrad injection system, Life Pak 9P, Pulse Oximeter, Hemoximeter and the Hemochron.
Prerequisites & Notes Prerequisites: Acceptance into the Cardiovascular Technology program.
3 Credit Hours - 4 Lecture Hours, 10 Lab Hours