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Dialysis Technician

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Dialysis Technician

Tasks may include the following:

  • Dialysis Technicians operate machines that remove waste and excess fluids from the blood of patients whose kidneys can no longer carry out those functions..
  • Dialysis technicians are also referred to as renal dialysis technicians, hemodialysis technicians, or nephrology technicians. They work under the supervision of physicians, primarily in hospitals and clinics. .
  • Dialysis technicians must fully understand the operation of the kidney dialysis machines. They are responsible for their operation, cleaning, and sterilization. They must also fully understand their patients' needs. .
  • Dialysis technicians carefully monitor and record weight and vital signs before, during, and after the blood cleansing procedures. Additionally, they instruct patients about in-home treatments. Because dialysis technicians work with blood, they must exercise strict safety precautions against infectious diseases such as hepatitis and AIDS .

This course is a 4 month course = 120 hours of coursework; 1 month externship = 160 hours. Total hours = 280. National certification required through CCHT. This course is a 4 month course = 120 hours of coursework; 1 month externship = 160 hours. Total hours = 280. National certification required through CCHT.

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  • Training Duration:
  • 16 Weeks; 120 Curriculum Hours;
  • Internship Duration:
  • 160 hour internship
  • Education Requirements:
  • No High school diploma required;
    Reading Level Required: 9.0;
    Math Level Required: 9.0;
    Language Level Required: 9.0
  • Others:
  • Test fee and supplies
  • Credentials Earned:
  • Certificate

Instructors

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Frank Harvey
Master of Science

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