An Invasive Cardiovascular Technology associate degree will train you to perform diagnostic procedures.
The mission of the Invasive Cardiovascular Technology program is to provide educational opportunities for you to develop knowledge, skills and attitudes conducive to the challenges within the field of invasive cardiology. Experiences prepare you to practice safely and effectively with clients who have diverse cardiovascular health needs. Additionally, the Invasive Cardiovascular Technology program's purpose is to prepare you for an entry-level position in the field of cardiovascular diagnostic medicine. Within the stimulating college environment, you will be afforded the opportunity to achieve educational and personal growth goals while developing the technical skills necessary for success as a professional invasive cardiovascular technologist. The program can be completed in 21 months in our day classes.
The Invasive Cardiovascular Technology AAS degree program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon recommendation of the Joint Review Committee on Education in Cardiovascular Technology (JRC-CVT). Graduates of this program are eligible to apply for the Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS) exam through Cardiac Credentialing International. Spencerian College has the only accredited invasive program in the state of Kentucky.
INVASIVE CARDIOVASCULAR TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM
PROGRAM EFFECTIVENESS DATA as reported to Joint Review Committee – Cardiovascular Technology (www.JRC-CVT.org)
All data is collected from January 1st to December 31st
RCIS Credentialing Examination Pass Rate RCIS (Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist) Three year pass rate of 90.9%.
|YEAR||Percent passing||Number of students|
|2014||100%||3 of 3 students passed|
|2013||66.7%||2 of 3 students passed|
|2012||100%||5 of 5 students passed|
|3 year average 2012-2014||90.97%|
Job Placement : Three year Pass Rate of 81.8%
|Year||Percent Job Placement||Number of Students|
|2014||100%||3 of 3|
|2013||33.3%||1 of 3|
|2012||100%||5 of 5|
|3 year average||81.8%|
Retention Rate – The number of students who complete the program within a cohort compared to the number who enrolled in the cohort initially.
Spencerian College accepted students into the Invasive Cardiovascular program four times per year.
The numbers below reflect the number of students projected to graduate the program during a calendar year (January 1 through December 31) and the number of students who did graduate in that calendar year.
|Year *||Program Completion Rate||Number of Students graduated|
|2014||50%||6 students projected / 3 graduated|
|2013||60%||5 students projected / 3 graduated|
|2012||62.5%||8 students projected / 5 graduated|
|3 year average||57.9%|
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