vivo cardiac care

SKILL CENTRES

VIVO Cardiac Care Technician course is available at the following Skill Centre

Objectives

After completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Perform all cardiac ultrasound procedures (2D Echo, Colour flow, Doppler, Transoesophageal)
  • Perform treadmill stress (TMT) under the supervision of Cardiologist
  • Performing and reading Electrocardiography (ECG)
  • Prepare reports and printed images after scanning patients and work with the doctors to provide a better understanding of the underlying cause
  • Assist cardiologists in all invasive and non-invasive procedures (angiogram, angioplasty, pacemaker implant, stress echo, tilt table test, holter monitoring)
  • Differentiate and demonstrate knowledge of normal/ abnormal anatomy
  • Able to define pathologies of critical nature and informs appropriate medical authority
  • Demonstrate commitment to service, organization values & professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanour
  • Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times

Course Description

  • Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • Clinical Pathology
  • Medicine relevant to Cardiac Care Technology
  • Introduction to Cardiac Care Technology
  • Electrocardiography – ECG
  • Echocardiography – Dobutamine Stress Echo, Trans Oesophageal Echo and related noninvasivetests
  • Treadmill Test
  • Introduction to Cath Lab Procedures – Angiogram, Angioplasty, Pacemaker Implant, Device Closure, Valvuloplasty and related procedures
  • Patient Care – Pre and post cardiac procedures
  • Management of Medical Emergencies
  • Principles of Hospital Clinical Practice
  • Biomedical Waste Management
  • Basic Life Support
  • Quality Assurance and Practice

Highlights

Duration Vivo Healthcare Program Duration Icon 12 Months
Certification Vivo Healthcare Certification for Program Icon VIVO HEALTHCARE / HSSC