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Cardiovascular Technology

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Laurel Institutes Cardiovascular Technology

Cardiovascular Technology

LOCATIONS: Fort Mill, SC, Morgantown, WV and Hermitage, PA

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES IN: Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories, Cardiac Rehabilitation, Cardiovascular Research Laboratories, Electrocardiography/Stress Laboratories, Or Echocardiography Departments

Laurel’s School of Healthcare now offers a 16-month program in Cardiovascular Technology. Students in this program are trained in the performance of non-invasive testing such as EKG (ECG) and Cardiac Sonography/Echo procedures which provide valuable recorded data utilized in cardiac medical evaluation.

Cardiovascular Technicians perform diagnostic, administrative and clinical duties under the direction of a physician. Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, and administering medications as directed by the physician.


  • ECG (EKG)
  • Holter Monitoring
  • Exercise Stress Testing
  • Telemetry
  • Echocardiography
  • Cardiac Doppler

These are just a few content courses that will help prepare you for the cutting-edge and in-demand positions you’ll be qualified for after completion of the Cardiovascular Technology program.


  • Intro to Cardiovascular Technology
  • Medical Instrumentation
  • Non-Invasive Testing
  • Vascular Imaging & and Pathology
  • Intro to Cardiac Sonography
  • Ultrasound Physics and Instrumentation
  • Advanced Cardiac Sonography
  • Phlebotomy
  • Pathophysiology
  • Clinical Diagnostic & Patient Procedures
  • Medical Law & Ethics
Laurel Institutes now in South Carolina

Bringing Decades of Specialized Education to South Carolina

Laurel Institutes was established in 1985 to meet the employment and training needs of communities by preparing individuals for jobs that do and will continue to exist. Now, Laurel Institutes is bringing decades of experience in education to South Carolina. Our Cardiovascular Technology program prepares students for careers in cardiac labs, cardiac rehabilitation, and echocardiography departments. Get your career in healthcare started with a local, hands-on curriculum that teaches you to conduct ultrasounds, EKG, and other cardiac monitoring and diagnostic skills. Find courses from experienced professionals at our new South Carolina campus.

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