Cardiovascular Interventional Technology


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Welcome to the Cardiovascular Interventional Technology Program

In this challenging role, you’ll work with sophisticated fluoroscopic equipment to take images of the heart and surrounding blood vessels. You will assist with procedures such as angioplasty, stenting, thrombolysis, embolization, ablation, and biopsies.

To earn postprimary credentials in Cardiac Interventional Radiology, you must first be certified and registered in Radiology by the ARRT. You must maintain compliance with the ARRT’s Standard of Ethics, fulfill additional requirements in structured education and clinical experience, and successfully complete the Cardiac Interventional Registry Examination. The full credentialing process can be reviewed on the Student Resources page.

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Cardiovascular Interventional Technology Updates

  • TEAS Testing Requirements for Health Sciences Applicants

    A TEAS Exam score is required to apply to the following programs: Dental Hygiene, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Physical Therapist Assistant, Radiology, Sonography, and Vocational Nursing.

    If you are not applying to one of the programs above, then you are not required to take the TEAS Exam at this time. Please refer to the Application Process page for your program to see all application requirements.

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  • Anatomy and Physiology I Assessment Testing Suspended for Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 Registration

    Due to COVID-19 and in response to ACC campuses limiting access to essential personnel only, the A&P I Assessment Test has been suspended for the remainder of the Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 registration periods.

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  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Programs Statement on “Pass” and “No Pass”

    If a "P" grade is chosen for a Spring 2020 prerequisite course, the “P” grade will not be calculated in determining the GPA for ranking purposes and could impact your total ranking. This applies to Radiology, MRI, Computed Tomography, and Cardiovascular Interventional Technology applicants. For questions regarding choosing a "P" versus a performance grade (A, B, C) please contact Department Chair Jennifer Rigsby at jrigsby@austincc.edu.

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