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Dialysis Technician -Online

Meets: online

Location: Online

Cost: $1,299.00

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This program provides learners the knowledge and skills needed to perform the duties required of dialysis technicians. Under the supervision of physicians and registered nurses, dialysis technicians operate kidney dialysis machines, prepare dialyzer reprocessing and delivery systems, as well as maintain and repair equipment. Furthermore, technicians work with patients during dialysis procedures and monitor and record vital signs, as well as administer local anesthetics and drugs as needed.


After completing this program, learners will be able to:
  • Explain basic chemistry of body fluids, renal physiology, and the pathology of renal failure
  •  Explain the principles of hemodialysis including the dialysate, dialyzer, delivery system, and water treatment for dialysis
  •  Explain the safety procedures in performing the tasks assigned to the dialysis technician
  • Identify specific supplies, equipment, and medications used in selected dialysis procedures
  • Explain the precautions and guidelines in performing the preparation, assessment, monitoring, and care of a dialysis patient
  • Define quality of care, and explain the impact of medical care on a patient when quality and safety are compromised in dialysis procedures
  • Describe dialysis personnel in terms of team members and roles, treatment and intervention skills, related professional organizations, and historical leaders
Fee: $1,299.00




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