Cardiologists

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What they do:
Diagnose, treat, manage, and prevent diseases or conditions of the cardiovascular system. May further subspecialize in interventional procedures (e.g., balloon angioplasty and stent placement), echocardiography, or electrophysiology.
On the job, you would:
  • Administer emergency cardiac care for life-threatening heart problems, such as cardiac arrest and heart attack.
  • Advise patients and community members concerning diet, activity, hygiene, or disease prevention.
  • Answer questions that patients have about their health and well-being.

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Technology

You might use software like this on the job:

Medical software

  • Epic Systems
  • MEDITECH software

Transaction security and virus protection software

  • Watchman Monitoring

Education

Education: (rated 5 of 5)

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