What is the ACC org?
The American College of Cardiology (ACC) is a 54,000-member nonprofit medical society with members from around the world. ... The ACC provides professional education and operates national registries for the measurement and improvement of quality care. Learn more at www.acc.org.
How do I join the ACC?
Regular membership is available to any American consumer who currently uses or has purchased a major consumer product or service* [see list below] within three years of submitting their application for membership; and, supports the objectives of ACC; and, pays the required dues; and, and is a citizen of the United ...
Is it hard to be a cardiologist?
To become a cardiologist is not an easy task. Getting through medical school, residency and then getting accepted into the most competitive fellowship program out there is tough.
What is the name of the heart test?
An electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG) is a test that measures the electrical activity of the heartbeat. An ECG gives two major kinds of information. First, by measuring time intervals on the ECG, a doctor can determine how long the electrical wave takes to pass through the heart.
What is vascular cardio?
The cardiovascular system is sometimes called the blood-vascular, or simply the circulatory, system. It consists of the heart, which is a muscular pumping device, and a closed system of vessels called arteries, veins, and capillaries.