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Cardiovascular Technology Internship (Florida)

Program description

Cardiovascular technology is a medical specialty dealing with the clinical diagnosis of three of the most serious health problems in the United States today - heart, lung and vascular diseases.

Mayo School of Health Sciences (MSHS) is affiliated with the Cardiovascular Technology Program offered through Santa Fe Community College. The program provides intensive training in four subspecialty areas: pulmonary functions testing, vascular ultrasound, cardiac ultrasound, and invasive cardiology. The clinical rotation at Mayo Clinic focuses on invasive cardiology. Students enrolled in the Cardiovascular Technology Program at Santa Fe Community College have the option to complete a portion of their clinical rotations at Mayo Clinic Jacksonville.

Accreditation

Santa Fe Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

Mayo Foundation is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Higher Learning Commission.

  • Higher Learning Commission
    30 N. LaSalle Street, Suite 2400
    Chicago, IL 60602-2504
  • Phone (toll-free): 1-800-621-7440
  • Phone: 312-263-0456
  • Fax: 312-263-7462

Affiliated institutions

To participate in the Cardiovascular Technology Internship at Mayo Clinic, you must be enrolled in an affiliated institution. For more information or to enroll, please contact:

Facilities

Mayo Clinic in Florida was established in 1986 as a comprehensive medical facility in the southeastern United States, where advanced programs in education and research support the highest-quality patient care.

Campus activity is centered around the Mayo Clinic hospital and interconnected Davis, Mayo and Cannaday buildings. The ambulatory facilities provide clinical services ranging from primary to specialty care, and advanced procedural care.

The inpatient facility, Mayo Clinic hospital, has 214 beds and provides comprehensive clinical services, including surgical and medical intensive care units, specialized solid-organ transplant units, and advanced cardiac and neurosurgery facilities.

The state-of-the-art Birdsall Medical Research Building is a center for neurological disease research. The Griffin Cancer Research Building was completed in 2001 to support oncology research.

Graduation and certification

Upon successful completion of the Cardiovascular Technology Program, you will receive an associate degree from Santa Fe Community College.

Hours

For the majority of the internship rotation at Mayo Clinic, the schedule is Monday through Friday. Hours vary with rotation.

Class size

Each year, up to two students are accepted for each six-week rotation at Mayo School of Health Sciences.

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