This online course will introduce Cardiac Sciences students to related health disciplines such as Nuclear Medicine, Sonography, Magnetic Resonance , Radiation Therapy, and Medical Laboratory as well as Advanced Cardiac Sciences practice areas. Each of these professions contributes to the patient’s overall diagnosis and treatment planning. The information from these areas will be correlated to fully understand the patient’s medical circumstances. Concepts in preceptoring/mentoring, and professional responsibility will be covered.
This online D2L course is for students in the Cardiology Diploma or Cardiovascular Technology Option program. Students are responsible for ensuring prerequisite courses are completed PRIOR to registration. See course description for a list of individual prerequisites. IMPORTANT NOTE: Registration is available on an individual course basis for those who wish to take continuing education credits. Registration does not imply admission to the program. This course may be subject to cancellation if registration numbers are low.
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Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Demonstrate a basic understanding of medical of diagnostic disciplines.
Explain the role of other technologists in each of the covered disciplines.
Understand the role of the Cardiology Technologist as it relates to other diagnostic testing procedures.
Describe the patient care requirements prior, during and post examinations of commonly performed procedures.
Describe the key concepts of other imaging modalities.
Understand the process and importance of knowledge exchange with other members of the the health care team to promote collaborate practice.
Understand preceptor and team philosophies and how they benefit patient care.
Understand the role of the Cardiology Technologist and professional responsibilities.
Effective as of Spring/Summer 2014
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