Cardiovascular technology is a medical speciality that focuses on providing the skill and knowledge to assist physicians with the diagnosis and treatment of heart (cardiac) and blood vessel (peripheral vascular) ailments.
Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences offers a Cardiovascular Technology Internship and is affiliated with the Cardiovascular Technology program offered through Florida State College at Jacksonville. Students enrolled in the Cardiovascular Technology program have the option to complete a portion of their clinical rotations at Mayo Clinic's campus in Jacksonville, Florida.
This program provides intensive training in two subspecialty areas: cardiac ultrasound and invasive cardiology. These subspecialties are the focus of the clinical rotations at Mayo Clinic's campus in Florida.
The Florida State College at Jacksonville Cardiovascular Technology program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Cardiovascular Technology and the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs.
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To participate in the Cardiovascular Technology Internship, you must be enrolled at our affiliated academic institution, Florida State College at Jacksonville in Jacksonville, Florida.
Mayo Clinic's campus in Jacksonville, Florida, is a comprehensive medical facility providing advanced programs in education and research that support the highest quality patient care. Campus activity is conducted in the Mayo Clinic Hospital and the interconnected Davis, Mayo and Cannaday buildings.
The ambulatory facilities provide clinical services ranging from primary to specialty care and advanced procedures. Mayo Clinic Hospital provides comprehensive inpatient services, including surgical and medical intensive care units, specialized solid-organ transplant units, and advanced cardiac and neurosurgery facilities.
Graduation and certification
Upon successful completion of the Cardiovascular Technology Internship and Cardiovascular Technology program, you will receive an Associate of Science degree from Florida State College at Jacksonville.
Program graduates will be eligible to sit for the Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS) exam offered by Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI). CCI is the national registry for invasive cardiovascular technologists.
For the majority of the Cardiovascular Technology Internship at Mayo Clinic, the schedule is Monday through Friday. Hours vary with rotation and program requirements.
Each year, Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences admits up to two students to its Cardiovascular Technology Internship for each six-week rotation. This ensures you receive one-on-one instruction and a comprehensive educational experience.