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Airside Programs and Library Services: Cardiovascular Technology

Library resources supporting Cardiovascular Technology, Radiography, and Diagnostic Medical Sonography programs at Polk State College, as well as information about the Airside Library.

Overview

Included in this Libguide you will find Library resources related to the field of Cardiovascular Technology. This guide is designed to help students find and use information related to their course assignments. 

Organizations/Associations

Professional societies provide an excellent means of keeping current and in touch with other professionals in the field. These groups can play a key role in your development and keep you abreast of what is happening in your field. Associations promote the interests of their members and provide a network of contacts that can help you find jobs and move your career forward. They can offer a variety of services including job referral services, continuing education courses, insurance, travel benefits, periodicals, and meeting and conference opportunities. The following is a partial list of professional associations serving cardiovascular technologists:

Alliance of Cardiovascular Professionals

www.acp-online.org

American Society of Echocardiography

www.asecho.org

Committee on Accreditation for Allied Health Education Programs

www.caahep.org

Society for Vascular Ultrasound

www.svunet.org

Cardiovacular Credentialing International

www.cci-online.org/

Society of Invasive Cardiovascular Professionals

www.sicp.com

Cath Lab Digest

http://cathlabdigest.com

 

 

 

 

Cardiovascular Technology Program at Polk State College

 

Cardiology Program

The Cardiovascular Technology program prepares students for careers in the fast-paced, critical-thinking arena of Cardiac and Peripheral Intervention. The invasive cardiovascular technologist is a member of the cardiac cath team that assists physicians in the diagnosis and treatment of coronary artery disease (CAD) and peripheral artery disease (PAD). The cardiovascular technologist's primary role is to directly assist the physician during angioplasty and stenting, monitor a patient’s hemodynamic status during procedures, and provide professional and compassionate pre and post procedural patient care. Graduates will find employment opportunities in cardiac catheterization labs in hospitals and freestanding clinics as professionally licensed health care associates.

Click here  to find out more about Polk State College's Cardiovascular Technology progam!

NEW cardiography e-books

  Here are NEW  books and eBooks related to the field of Cardiovascular Technology that you can find in the Polk State College catalog.  You will need to click on the link, click on "View Online Now" and log in with your Student ID and PIN to view the eBook. For more information on how to locate and use eBooks, see this Libguide: Locating books and eBooks

MedPage Today

Ask-a-Librarian

APA Research Paper Formatting

CDC - Heart Disease and Stroke Death Rates FLORIDA

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