Cardiac Care Nurses are in high demand because heart disease is the leading cause of death in the US. Over 92 million Americans suffer from some type of heart condition.
You’ll examine patients, perform stress test evaluations, monitor heart activity and electrocardiograms.
You’ll teach patients and their families about diseases, processes, treatments and the best ways to stay healthy.
You’ll administer medication, monitor pain, and insert and remove IVs.
- Cardiovascular clinics
- Home health agencies
- Nursing homes
- Your own practice
Work as a Registered Nurse two years.
Gaining at least 2,000 hours of experience and 30 hours of continuing education in Cardiovascular Nursing.
Get your Cardiac-Vascular Nursing Certification through the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
You may also be required to be certified in Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support.
You’re ready to work as Cardiac Care Nurse.