CARDIAC INTERVENTIONAL RADIOGRAPHY
Working as a Technologist in Cardiac Interventional Radiography
As a cardiac interventional radiographer, you’ll assist physicians with minimally invasive, image-guided procedures to help diagnose and treat heart and blood vessel diseases without surgery. In this challenging role, you’ll work with sophisticated fluoroscopic equipment to take images of the heart and the blood vessels surrounding it. You might assist with procedures such as angioplasty, stenting, thrombolysis, embolization, ablation, and biopsies.
EARN ARRT CREDENTIALS IN CARDIAC INTERVENTIONAL RADIOGRAPHY
The purpose of ARRT certification and registration in Cardiac Interventional Radiography is to recognize individuals who are qualified to perform the role of a Cardiac Interventional Radiography Technologist. To earn ARRT certification and registration in this discipline, you'll use our postprimary eligibility pathway. This requires, among other things, that you already hold ARRT credentials in an approved supporting discipline. Learn more about eligibility requirements and view additional resources below.
REVIEW OUR REQUIREMENTS
Earning ARRT certification and registration in Cardiac Interventional Radiography is challenging, yet very achievable. It will take time and commitment—but your hard work will pay off. Learn more about the requirements you'll need to meet along the way, including those in education, ethics, and examination.
READ THESE DOCUMENTS
- Clinical Experience Requirements: explains the type and quantity of clinical procedures that you'll need to complete
- Structured Education Requirements: outlines the education activity requirements for this discipline
- Examination Content Specifications: outlines the topics that appear on our Cardiac Interventional Radiography exams
- Task Inventory: lists the job responsibilities typically required of technologists working in cardiac interventional radiography
The application process for ARRT certification and registration in Cardiac Interventional Radiography has many detailed steps—but don't worry. We have a range of resources to guide you. Start by downloading our postprimary eligibility pathway application handbook below.
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If you have questions about eligibility, our requirements, or applying, we're here to help. Contact our us at 651.687.0048, ext. 8560.
If you're an R.T., you can find additional resources by logging into your online account and selecting "Pursue Postprimary" from the Complete Business tab.