Cardiac Care Nursing
How to Become a Cardiac Care Nurse
Cardiac care nurses work under the direction of a cardiologist in surgical or ambulatory (outpatient) settings. They treat patients of all ages suffering from heart diseases and conditions such as angina, cardiomyopathy, coronary disease, congestive heart failure, myocardial infarction and cardiac dysrhythmia. A cardiac care nurse also educates patients and their families on disease prevention and cardiac medications as needed.
$57,000 - $82,000
Annual Salary Range
ASN or BSN
RN, Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification, Cardiac Vascular Nursing Certification