Master of Science is a post graduation course mostly used in its abbreviated form - M.Sc. It has different specializations from the field of science and Cardio vascular technology is one among them. This specialization belongs to medical or surgical field. The course generates cardiovascular technologists every year who assist the physicians who are treating cardiovascular problems of patients. These candidates learn to diagnose and treat the heart related problems and details about the peripheral vascular system.
If we talk about techniques they learn, it includes ultrasound and cardiovascular procedures related to cardiovascular surgeries. These candidates get trained for preparing patients for the ultrasound and cardiovascular procedures.
Candidates holding graduation degree in science are eligible for this course. Candidates having back ground of Cardiovascular Technology (from B.Sc. Cardio vascular Technology) are preferred for this course. The course must be completed from reputed and recognized colleges with minimum 50% marks as an aggregate.
Admission can be availed directly after submitting their application form, on merit basis or even through entrance examination depending upon the college they select. The specific details should be obtained from the administration office of that particular institute.
The duration for this course is 2 regular years/ 4 semesters and this course cannot be performed in distance learning mode.
Further Study options
After completion of this course, candidates can enroll for PhD. It is a research based course which gives a doctoral degree after completion.
These candidates learn about performing ultrasound procedures, review explanations of the physicians, assessment of patients’ medical records, etc. They also learn to operate and even maintain the testing devices and equipments, to compare the medical test result and to check the conditions to the patients depending upon reports. The course has many sub-specializations like echocardiography, vascular technology and invasive cardiology.
If we talk about theoretical study, the course teaches about cardiovascular theory, Systemic and pulmonary circulation of blood, Peripheral pulse, dural venous sinuses, Great Saphenous vein, etc. It also teaches about Histology of lymphatic tissues, demonstration of heart, vessels, arteries, angiograms, etc through practical sessions.
They can work in healthcare offices, Nursing homes, mentally disables centers, NGOs, Government or private hospitals having surgical facilities or set ups etc. The main designations for these candidates are cardiovascular technician, Echo cardiographer, Medical sonographer, Certified Cardiographic technician, etc.
Candidates having interest in teaching can opt for teaching job in institutes offering this or related courses.
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