The Demand for Cardiovascular Technologist Jobs
If you’re interested in becoming a cardiovascular technologist, right now is an excellent time to do so. That’s because there’s a heightened need for trained professionals in this field. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of cardiovascular technologist jobs is expected to grow significantly from 2016 to 2026. In this blog post, the EIC cardiovascular technology program (CVT-AAS) shares some insights for aspiring students.
Cardiovascular Technology with a focus on Non-Invasive Adult Echocardiography
Under the direction of a physician in Adult Echocardiography, cardiovascular technologists who successfully fulfill the requirements of our program will be equipped to perform noninvasive examinations of cardiac and peripheral vascular ailments. From courses that focus extensively on building theoretical knowledge to the cardiovascular technology externship – where you’ll gain hands-on experience in a hospital laboratory, imaging facility or private office setting – the EIC Cardiovascular Technology Program gives students the education and training they need to succeed in their fields directly following graduation, helping you compete for entry-level positions in the field.
Where Cardiovascular Technologists Are Needed Most
Cardiovascular technologists work in any number of healthcare and research settings. Noninvasive diagnostics are extremely important in identifying and treating a number of cardiovascular conditions, and trained technologists are often highly in-demand in various clinical settings, such as hospitals, private medical offices and medical centers. Additional opportunities are also found in laboratory environments, such as noninvasive cardiovascular and electrophysiology labs.
Earn Your Degree in Just Two Years
For anyone interested in becoming a cardiovascular technician, they can do so as little as two years. At Eastern International College, the cardiovascular technology degree program requires 66 credits. Over the course of the program, you’ll learn valuable skills to position yourself for a successful career. Those skills include:
- Patient care
- Ultrasound instrumentation and analysis
- Pathophysiology of cardiac diseases
- Hands-on clinical training
- And more…
The Cardiovascular Technology program at EIC is programmatically accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), upon successful graduation, you’ll enter the workforce equipped with the knowledge, experience and highly sought-after qualifications needed to prosper in your future profession.
To learn more about enrolling in classes at EIC’s Jersey City or Belleville campus, contact us today.