A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of physicians and nurses, to perform both cardiovascular and pulmonary diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. Includes instruction in cardiopulmonary pharmacology; anatomy and physiology of the heart, peripheral vascular system, and lungs; pulmonary and cardiovascular disease and dysfunction; peripheral vascular Doppler procedures; invasive and non-invasive cardiology; pulmonary function tests; blood gas analysis; echocardiograph procedures; bronchoscopy; patient management; patient history taking and record-keeping; applications to clinical research; and emergency procedures.
|Rank||School Name||Students||% of Total||Total On-Campus Cost|
|1||Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Guayama||8||3%||$6,187|
This list indicates the number of students that completed the Cardiopulmonary Technology/Technologist program at the schools above.
It is not necessarily an indicator of academic rigor or quality of education.
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