Hemodialysis Technician

What Is a Hemodialysis Technician (Dialysis Tech)?

A Hemodialysis Technician (Dialysis Tech) works under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN) or a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). A Dialysis Technician are responsible for operating the dialysis machines and monitoring the patients undergoing dialysis treatment.

What Does A Hemodialysis Technician (Dialysis Tech) Do?

A Dialysis Technician provide direct patient care to people undergoing chronic Hemodialysis treatment due to renal failure. A Dialysis Technician provides patients with important social and emotional support and also provide vital information on patient conditions to nurses.

Dialysis Technicians work in Dialysis clinics, hospitals, and in-home settings.

How long is the Hemodialysis Technician (Dialysis Tech) training?

Classes are:

  • 11 weeks (Classroom): Tuesdays & Thursdays (9am-1:30pm)
  • 3 Months: 200 Hours (Externship)

What Will I learn in Hemodialysis Technician training?

This program introduces students to basic Hemodialysis Technician skills. The students will learn and demonstrate these skills, which include:

  • Principles of Dialysis
  • Hemodialysis Devices
  • Vascular Access
  • Hemodialysis Procedure and Complications
  • Dialyzer Reprocessing
  • Water Treatment
  • Vital Signs
  • Infection Control

Students also gain plenty of hands-on experience during lab activities

What opportunities will my certification as a Certified Nursing Assistant open for me?

Employment as a Hemodialysis Technician a great entry point for the healthcare industry. You will be deeply involved in patient-care, making sure that sick and injured patients have their basic needs met, you can be employed at any Hospital or Dialysis Clinic, etc.

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