Performance of Clinical Tasks and Level of Formal Training to Perform These Tasks

Clinical taskHas performedFormally trained
Administered furosemide62.0%9.6%
Administered angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors41.5%6.4%
Administered dipyridamole or adenosine59.6%13.8%
Administered morphine22.3%3.2%
Administered cholecystokinin69.1%8.5%
Administered acetazolamide15.9%6.3%
Monitored glucose levels of patients undergoing PET studies13.8%3.2%
Performed cardiac stress testing23.4%2.1%
Obtained informed consent from patients47.9%10.6%
Provided limited patient physical examination such as for thyroid or breast imaging26.6%9.6%
Performed electrocardiography on patients43.6%21.3%
Interpreted electrocardiograms13.8%8.5%
Monitored patients under conscious sedation23.4%4.3%
Performed urinary catheterization on patients11.7%9.6%
Interpreted a nuclear medicine result (on physician request)63.8%7.4%