The Hemodialysis Technician Training program is designed to prepare students for employment as hemodialysis technicians or dialysis technicians.
The technician will 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, how to use and maintain dialysis equipment, how to ensure high quality care for patients and how to maintain professionalism.
Hemodialysis Technician Training includes such topics as:
- Organs and function of the renal system
- Renal failure/ESRD
- Psychosocial aspects of renal failure
- Infection control and standard precautions
- Procedural Clinical Proficiency
- Extracorporeal circuit
- Water treatments
Hemodialysis Technician students are introduced to a clinical setting and work along side a professional. Emphasis is placed on accuracy, legal and ethical implications relative to employment in a Clinic or hospital dialysis facility.
The length of this program is 600 hours (approximately 6 months).
Industry Certification & State Credential Exams:
Completing students will be eligible to take the following: Certified Hemodialysis Technologist/Technician (BONENT), eligible after 1 yr. work experience); State of Florida Ready to Work.
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):
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|Books & Supplies (approx.)
For more information about the Hemodialysis Technician, contact us today!
Click here to download a PDF brochure for the Hemodialysis Technician program.
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.
Health Requirements and Drug Screening
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