Cardiopulmonary Technology Technologist Major

Description: 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. Is Cardiopulmonary Technology Technologist the right major for you?
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Cardiopulmonary Technology Technologist Major

What Courses Do Cardiopulmonary Technology Technologist Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Cardiopulmonary Technology Technologist majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Anatomy
  • Pharmacology
  • Physiology
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