Cardiovascular Tech (Invasive) (ICT)

Courses

ICT 110. Invasive Fundamentals. 3.0 Credits. Class-2.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-2.0. Work-0.0

This course provides information related to the profession and practice of invasive cardiovascular technology. Emphasis is placed on medical-legal and ethical aspects of healthcare, patient safety principles, basic invasive principles and cardiovascular imaging modalities. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of basic invasive principles, cardiovascular imaging modalities, medical-legal and ethical aspects and safety practices.

ICT 113. Electrocardiography. 4.0 Credits. Class-3.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-2.0. Work-0.0

This course introduces the principles of electrocardiography, ECG rhythm recognition, methods of arrhythmia intervention and cardiac pacemaker therapy. Topics include rhythm strip and 12-lead analysis, identification of conduction abnormalities, and pharmacologic and electrical treatment methods. Upon completion, students should be able to describe electrical function, detect a variety of arrhythmias and describe their treatment methods and analyze 12-lead electrocardiograms.

ICT 114. Intro Cardiovascular Tech. 2.0 Credits. Class-2.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course provides information related to the profession and practice of Cardiovascular Technology. Emphasis is placed on the over view of medical-legal and ethical aspects of healthcare and cardiovascular imaging modalities. Upon completion, students should have an understanding of the field of Cardiovascular Technology, cardiovascular imaging modalities, and medical-legal/ethical issues.

ICT 134. Cv Anatomy & Physiology. 4.0 Credits. Class-4.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course provides information related to cardiovascular anatomy and physiology. Emphasis is placed on the hemodynamics of pathophysiological disease states, embryology and the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular diseases. Upon completion, students should be able describe normal and abnormal cardiovascular diseases, associated hemodynamic findings, and treatment options.

ICT 136. Cardiac Cath I. 5.0 Credits. Class-3.0. Clinical-3.0. Lab-2.0. Work-0.0

This course provides an introduction to diagnostic techniques utilized in the cardiac catheterization lab. Emphasis will be placed on cardiovascular angiographic procedures and assessment, x-ray theory and safety, pharmacology and development of cath lab skills. Upon completion, students should be able to identify cardiovascular anatomy through angiographic assessment, identify basic cardiovascular drugs and demonstrate basic cath lab skills.

Prerequisites: Take All: ICT 114, ICT 134, and NCT 113

ICT 140. Cardiovascular (CV) Hemodynamics I. 2.0 Credits. Class-2.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course provides an introduction to the hemodynamic principles of the cardiac catheterization lab. Emphasis is placed on pressure acquisition, basic waveform analysis and hemodynamic calculations. Upon completion, students should be able to discuss the pressure acquisition process, identify cardiac pressures, determine valve conditions, and perform basic hemodynamic calculations.

Prerequisites: Take All: ICT 110, ICT 113, and NCT 134

ICT 214. Cardiac Cath II. 8.0 Credits. Class-3.0. Clinical-12.0. Lab-2.0. Work-0.0

This course provides advanced study of diagnostic and interventional techniques utilized in the cardiac catheterization lab. Emphasis is placed on analysis of hemodynamics, calculations and protocols, and instrumentation utilized in interventional procedures. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competency in analyzation of hemodynamics data, apply concepts of interventional procedures and increased competence in clinical skills.

Prerequisites: Take ICT 136 NCT 133 NCT 143 Minimum grade C

ICT 218. Invasive Pharmacology. 2.0 Credits. Class-2.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course introduces the student to the essential medications and medical therapies used in the invasive catheterization labs. Emphasis is placed on indications, contraindications, routes, dosages, and adverse effects of the primary and secondary medications used in cardiovascular labs. Upon completion, students should be able to identify indications, side effects, contraindications, dosages, complications, identify trade and generic names and perform medication calculations.

Prerequisites: Take All: ICT 136 and ICT 140

ICT 234. Cardiac Cath III. 12.0 Credits. Class-2.0. Clinical-30.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course will provide continued opportunity for clinical experience for the student by utilizing a full time clinical internship. Emphasis is placed on supervised participation in the cardiac catheterization lab. Upon completion, students should be able to describe cardiac catheterization techniques and demonstrate entry level skills.

Prerequisites: Take ICT 214 Minimum grade C

ICT 236. Cardiovascular (CV) Hemodynamics II. 2.0 Credits. Class-2.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course introduces students to advanced cardiac conditions and disease states found in the invasive lab environment. Emphasis is placed on identifying advanced cardiovascular conditions, performing advanced hemodynamic calculations, and identifying congenital malformations through hemodynamic pressures. Upon completion, students should be able to identify advanced cardiovascular conditions, perform hemodynamic calculations and identify congenital malformations through hemodynamic pressures.

Prerequisites: Take All: ICT 214 and ICT 218

ICT 244. Peripheral Vascular Catheterization. 2.0 Credits. Class-2.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course provides an introduction to diagnostic and interventional techniques used in the treatment and management of peripheral vascular disease. Emphasis is placed on peripheral vascular anatomy, diagnostic and interventional instrumentation, procedural techniques and applications related to peripheral vascular disease. Upon completion, students should be able to describe peripheral vascular anatomy and discuss protocols, applications and instrumentation used in peripheral vascular diagnostic and interventional procedures.

Prerequisites: Take All: ICT 136, NCT 133, and NCT 143

ICT 254. Introduction to Cardiac Electrophysiology. 2.0 Credits. Class-2.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course introduces concepts unique to diagnostic and interventional cardiac electrophysiology. Topics include electrophysiology protocols and instrumentation, cardiac ablation, single and dual chamber pacemaker insertion, defibrillator insertion and cardiac resynchronization therapy. Upon completion, students should be able to discuss protocols and instrumentation, cardiac ablation, cardiac pacing defibrillation, and cardiac resynchronization therapy.

Prerequisites: Take All: ICT 214 and ICT 244