Hemodialysis Technician

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* Financial aid is not available for this program.


Program Objective

To instruct individuals in area of hemodialysis to provide care to clients in either an acute or chronic setting. The program is designed to equip individuals with the knowledge that is needed to become a professional healthcare provider, providing exceptional care.


Program Description

The hemodialysis technician works under the supervision of a RN to both initiate and terminate hemodialysis treatments; treatment is accessed either via catheter (hemodialysis technician accesses as per state regulations), arteriovenous fistula or arteriovenous graft. The hemodialysis technician also assists the nurse with monitoring of patients during treatments.



Program Requirements

HDT001 - Introduction to Hemodialysis Course (80 hours)
HDT002 - HIV/AIDS (4 Hours)
HDT003 - Introduction to the Dialysis Delivery System (80 hours)
HHT003L - Laboratory (40 hours)
HDT004 - Introduction to Hemodialysis Accesses (80 hours)
HDT004L - Laboratory (40 hours)
HDT005 - Patient Assessment (40 hours)
HDT006 - Pharmacology (10 hours)
HDT007 - Complications of Hemodialysis (20 hours)
HDT008 - Interdisciplinary Team (10 hours)
HDT009 - CPR (4 hours)
HDT010 - Trends (12 hours)
HDT010E - Externship (180 hours)

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