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Registrations Information

Registration for all students begins: Monday, July 28, 2014

Next Classes Begin: August 18, 2014


For more information call:
754.321.5100

Registrations Information

Registration for all students begins: Monday, July 28, 2014

Next Classes Begin: August 18, 2014


For more information call:
754.321.5100

Hemodialysis Technician

Atlantic Technical College

 

The Hemodialysis Technician Training program is designed to prepare students for employment as hemodialysis technicians or dialysis technicians.

The dialysis technician help patients with end stage renal disease (permanent kidney failure) receive safe and effective dialysis treatments by learning what dialysis is, how dialysis was developed, the proper use and maintenance of dialysis equipment to ensure the highest  quality of care for these patients.

Hemodialysis Technician Training includes such topics as:

  • Anatomy & physiology of the renal system
  • Infection control and standard precautions
  • Maintenance and performance of dialysis equipment
  • Procedural clinical proficiency
  • Psychosocial aspects of renal failure
  • Quality assurance and safety 
  • Renal failure and End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD)
  • Uremia

Hemodialysis Technician students are introduced to a clinical setting and work along side a professional. Emphasis is placed on the skills and techniques used in dialysis, the proper use of dialysis equipment, and maintaining a safe and aseptic environment of the patient.

Completion Time:
The length of this program is 600 hours (approximately 6 months).

Industry Certification & State Credential Exams:
Students will be prepared to take an approved state and/or nationally recognized industry certification or licensure exam in their field of study.

IMPORTANT NOTE REGARDING REGISTRATION: High School Diploma or equivalency required for admission to this program.
Registration processes for Health Science classes vary by program.  For information specific to Hemodialysis Technician, please e-mail the counselor at
Nancy.Bussell@browardschools.com

Estimated Costs (based on 1 FULL year of documented Florida residency):

Tuition & Fees   $1,802
Testing Fee   $10
Books & Supplies (approx.)  $141
Uniforms  $117
Health Requirements  $990
Approx. Total   $3,060

 For more information about the Hemodialysis Technician, contact us today!

Click here to download a PDF brochure for the Hemodialysis Technician program. 

*NOTE:
Students enrolling in any Health Science Education program must undergo a Level II criminal background check and drug screening, per the Joint Commission. Students who do not have a valid social security number may encounter difficulty with certain state licensing agencies and registries. Contact the program counselor for specific information.

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