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Accreditation

Program Accreditation

The program received initial program accreditation in 1995 from the Commission of Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs and was awarded re-accreditation in 2007 for 10 years:

CAAHEP
1361 Park St
Clearwater, FL 33756
Phone: 727-210-2350
e-mail: mail@caahep.org

Institutional Accreditation

Geisinger Health System is accredited by The Joint Commission and received re-accreditation on July 14, 2007:

The Joint Commission
Customer Service: 630-792-5800
email: customerservice@jointcommission.org

Course

Courses include lectures, assignments, and hands on practice in performing all invasive cardiovascular functions. Classes are taught by program instructors, physicians, and technologists.

Goals

  • Provide the educational setting and clinical experience conducive for learning to function as an entry level technologist
  • Prepare students for the national registry (RCIS)
  • Provide information on job listings and placement

Health

Students must complete and pass a health screening, and drug and nicotine tests at Geisinger Medical Center's Health Services Department and acceptance to the program is contingent on the outcome of the results. Students must also have proof of health insurance on the first day of class.

Liability

Students are covered by the medical center’s liability insurance for training related procedures done in the medical center.