M.Sc. Cardiac Cath and Intervention Technology

Course Description


  • Performs diagnostic and interventional cardiac catheterizations and other related procedures. Inserts small catheters through a needle into the blood vessels and into the heart so that X-rays, angiograms and other recordings can be taken to determine the heart's structure and function.
  • Assist physicians with patient monitoring during surgery or procedures.
  • Documents evaluation results, progress reports, treatment plans and other data using appropriate formats and systems.
  • They may eligible do to enroll the following certification courses
    • Registered Cardiac Electrophysiology Specialist (RCES)
    • Cardiovascular Cardiopulmonary Technologist / Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (CI registry). Requires an associate degree.
    • Requires Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS).
    • Typically requires applicable state license. Years of experience may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement.