Why Choose the Hemodialysis Technician Program?
Hemodialysis technicians play a vital health care role by providing basic renal care for clients under the supervision of a registered nurse or physician. In our Hemodialysis Technician program, students participate in theoretical and practical preparation in the duties and responsibilities of a hemodialysis technician. The program includes a practicum in a dialysis facility to provide students an opportunity to develop and practice the skills of a hemodialysis technician and participate as a team. If you have a passion for health care and a desire to work closely with patients, this might be the program and career path for you.
How Long It Takes:
All program lengths are estimates and are not guarantees.
Median annual pay in Washington:
$43,600 per year
This is not a guarantee of employment or a certain wage. Full career data available at careerinfo.net.
Hemodialysis Technician Program Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the Hemodialysis Technician Program, students will:
- Attain entry-level skills to perform venipuncture while understanding the importance of vascular access.
- Students must complete all modules in the online classroom with an 80% or better score.
- Comply with government CMS standards and maintaining the safety of the patient.
- Define the basic principles of diffusion and osmosis relating to dialysis; will be able to identify normal kidney function.
- Demonstrate appropriate theory and principles as they relate to the end-stage renal failure and its complications with Hemodialysis.
- Learn to setup\operate the dialysis machine per policy and procedure. Students will also learn about and complete computer patient charting.
- Perform dialysis procedures in a professional manner.
- Prepare and mix solutions for a dialysis treatment.