LVC Offers New Cardiovascular Sonography AAS Degree Program
At Las Vegas College, our training programs are designed to prepare students for careers in the fields of healthcare and business. In an effort to add to our profile of healthcare career training programs, Las Vegas College (LVC) will now offer a Cardiovascular Sonography Associate of Applied Science Degree program. The new Cardiovascular Sonography AAS Degree program is enrolling now! If you are interested in joining the growing field of sonography, LVC’s Cardiovascular Sonography AAS program could be a good choice for you!
The Cardiovascular Sonography AAS program adds to LVC’s profile of programs that cater to students who desire thorough, hands-on preparation to enter the healthcare field. Peter Mikhail, President and CEO of the Mikhail Education Corporation, announced the new CVS AAS program, saying, “Las Vegas College is proud to offer our students the new AAS Cardiovascular Sonography program. This exciting expansion of our program offerings provides our current and future students with even more opportunities to pursue career training in their chosen field of healthcare.”
LVC’s new Cardiovascular Sonography AAS program is designed to prepare students with the training needed for employment as Cardiovascular Sonographers. The Cardiovascular Sonographer plays a key role in today’s modern diagnosis and treatment team of cardiac disorders. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects increasing growth in this field as sonography becomes an increasingly attractive alternative to radiological procedures. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, overall employment of cardiovascular technicians is projected to grow 14% from 2020 to 2030, faster than the average for all occupations.
The Cardiovascular Sonography AAS Degree program at Las Vegas College is a traditional in-person program, achievable in as few as 24 months. Students complete a total of 129 quarter hour credits through a combination of General Education courses, as well as specialized courses and labs including Cardiovascular Pharmacology, Principles of Electrophysiology, Sonographic Anatomy & Pathophysiology, Echocardiography Techniques, and Medical Terminology.
Students in LVC’s AAS Cardiovascular Sonography program learn how to:
- Perform ultrasound procedures in clinics, hospitals, offices specializing in cardiovascular health, and in diagnostic imaging, and acute or long-term care facilities
- Produce and prepare images, and transfer them into file, video tape, or computer systems for interpretation
- Demonstrate clinical proficiency of sonographic procedures, and exhibit behavioral skills that reflect professionalism, effective communication, as well as time management skills.
Upon completion of the program, graduates receive an Associate of Applied Science, Cardiovascular Sonography Degree, and are prepared for entry-level positions as a non-invasive cardiovascular sonographer in a variety of medical settings, including imaging centers, physician’s offices, clinics, mobile units, and hospitals.
Graduates enter the job market backed by the support of LVC’s Career Services Department and bolstered by LVC’s reputation for educational excellence. Las Vegas College holds accreditation through the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). The ACCSC is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency. Accreditation is an assurance that the school and the program meet national standards, and LVC is monitored on both graduation and placement rates in order to maintain accreditation. LVC is also licensed to operate by the Nevada Commission on Postsecondary Education.
At Las Vegas College (LVC) of Henderson, Nevada, our programs are designed to prepare students with the technical, hands-on skills needed for careers in healthcare and business. LVC students benefit from professional academic instruction and hands-on skills training, under the supervision of experienced faculty. If you are interested in training for a career in Cardiovascular Sonography, LVC has the training program for you! Don’t wait - the CVS AAS program is enrolling now!
Call Las Vegas College to get started on your career in Cardiovascular Sonography today!