CARD - CARDIOVASCULAR TECHNOLOGY

Department of Health & Human Services (UCT)


CARD - 1180 CARDIAC DYSRHYTHMIAS
[4 hours] Study of cardiac electrophysiology and the process of rhythm analysis, along with heart sounds and ambulatory monitoring techniques. Corequisite: CARD 1190


CARD - 1190 CARDIAC DYSRHYTHMIAS LABORATORY
[1 hour] Twelve-lead EKG analysis and troubleshooting. Patient preparation and instruction for ambulatory monitoring. Corequisite: CARD 1180


CARD - 1280 12-LEAD EKG INTERPRETATION
[4 hours] Twelve-lead EKG analysis which includes bundle branch blocks, hypertrophics, infarction patterns, pediatric EKG interpretation, and stress test procedures. Prerequisite: CARD 1180, 1190 Corequisite: CARD 1290


CARD - 1290 12-LEAD EKG INTERPRETATION LABORATORY
[1 hour] Analysis of abnormal twelve-lead EKGs and procedures for stress testing. Prerequisite: CARD 1180, 1190 Corequisite: CARD 1280


CARD - 1390 12-LEAD EKG INTERPRETATION CLINICAL
[4 hours] Clinical experiences are provided in acute care and outpatient settings for EKG, ambulatory monitoring, and stress testing. Prerequisite: CARD 1280, 1290; Current CPR certification


CARD - 2080 ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY
[4 hours] Study of the procedures and principles in M-mode, 2-D and Doppler echocardiography. Emphasis on views and pathology. Prerequisite: CARD 1390 Corequisite: CARD 2090, 2380


CARD - 2090 ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY LAB/CLINICAL I
[3 hours] Introduction to echocardiography views utilized for M-mode, 2-D and Doppler measurements. Laboratory and clinical experience are provided to support the didactic curriculum. Prerequisite: CARD 1390 Corequisite: CARD 2080, 2380


CARD- 2180 ADVANCED ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY
[2 hours] Advanced pathophysiology, including stress echo, transesophageal and congenital anomalies. Prerequisite: CARD 2080, 2090 Corequisite: CARD 2190


CARD - 2190 ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY LABORATORY/CLINICAL II
[4 hours] Advanced echocardiography studies, with Doppler interpretation. Clinical practice will be held off campus. Prerequisite: CARD 2080, 2090 Corequisite: CARD 2180


CARD - 2380 ULTRASOUND PHYSICS AND INSTRUMENTATION
[4 hours] The physical principles of ultrasound image generation and the image interpretation skills will be discussed. Assessment of cardiac and peripheral vascular diseases will be covered. Prerequisite: MATH 1180 Corequisite: CARD 2080, 2090 or 2410, 2420


CARD - 2400 PERIPHERAL VASCULAR - VENOUS DISORDERS
[4 hours] Study of the procedures and principles involved in recording and performing an analysis of non-invasive PV data. The use of quantitative and qualitative methods of detecting venous diseases are covered. Prerequisite: CARD 1390 Corequisite: CARD 2410, 2380


CARD - 2410 PERIPHERAL VASCULAR LABORATORY/CLINICAL I
[3 hours] Performance of non-invasive peripheral vascular procedures related to venous diseases. Laboratory and clinical experience are provided to support the didactic curriculum. Clinical rotations are held off campus. Prerequisite: CARD 1390 Corequisite: CARD 2400, 2380


CARD - 2420 PERIPHERAL VASCULAR - ARTERIAL DISORDERS
[2 hours] A study of the procedures and principles involved in recording and performing analysis of non-invasive peripheral vascular data. The use of quantitative and qualitative methods of assessing arterial diseases are provided. Prerequisite: CARD 2400, 2410 Corequisite: CARD 2430


CARD - 2430 PERIPHERAL VASCULAR LABORATORY/CLINICAL II
[4 hours] Performance of non-invasive peripheral vascular procedures related to arterial diseases. Laboratory and clinical experience are provided to support the didactic curriculum. Clinicals are held off campus. Prerequisite: CARD 2400, 2410 Corequisite: CARD 2420


CARD - 2500 CARDIOVASCULAR CLINICAL
[3 hours] Clinical rotation which allows the student to perform non-invasive echocardiography or peripheral vascular exams under the direct supervision of a qualified technologist. Prerequisite: CARD 2180, 2190 OR CARD 2420, 2430


CARD - 2990 INDEPENDENT STUDY
[1 - 3 hours] A course designed to provide educational opportunities in a specialized academic area under the direct supervision of a faculty member.

Last Updated: 5/5/14