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Cardiovascular Concentration

Students who are seeking to earn the B.S. in Biology with a concentration in Cardiovascular Science will spend their first three years at Geneva. During that time the student completes 94 semester hours including all general requirements for the B.S. degree including at least 27 hours of biology, eight hours of organic chemistry, and eight hours of physics. Cardiovascular students take all the required courses for the biology major except the six hours of electives and BIO 420 (for more information on the biology major refer to the College Catalog). In their senior year students take the following courses at the IHVI campus in Falls Church, Va.:

Fall Semester   

  CVS 405/505  Introduction to the Medical Environment (1 h) 
  CVS 410/510  Cardiovascular Anatomy and Physiology I (3 h) 
  CVS 415/515  Monitoring Instrumentation and Techniques (3 h) 
  CVS 420/520  Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory:  Practices and Procedures I (3 h) 
  CVS 425/525  Gas Exchange and Fluid Balance (3 h) 
  CVS 430/530  Electrophysiology and Electrocardiology (2 h) 
  CVS 435/535  Clinical Laboratory Information and Instrumentation I (1 h) 
  CVS 450/550  Cardiovascular Pharmacology I (1 h) 
  CVS 440/540  Clinical Applications Practice (1 h) (Clinical Practice)* 
     

Spring Semester   

CVS 411/511 Cardiovascular Anatomy and Physiology II (3 credits)
CVS 421/521 Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory: Practices and Procedures I (3 h)
CVS 436/536 Clinical Laboratory Information and Instrumentation II (1 h)
CVS 451/551 Cardiovascular Pharmacology II (1 h)
CVS 455/555 Advanced Cardiac and Pediatric Life Support (1 h)
CVS 441/541  Clinical Practice  (8 h)*

Summer Semester

CVS 412/512 Cardiovascular Anatomy and Physiology III (3 h)
CVS 432/532 Medical and Surgical Treatment of Cardiac Disease  (2 h) 
CVS 442/542 Clinical Practice (12 credits)

 



 

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