Dialysis Technician

Dialysis Technician Online Training Program


The Dialysis Technician Profession

As kidney failure continues to be a growing national health problem, kidney disease is driving the growing demand for well-trained dialysis technicians. Dialysis technicians are employed in hospitals, outpatient clinics, and other medical facilities. The number of dialysis technician jobs has the potential to increase by more than 35%. While most technician training has historically been done "on-the-job," today's health care employers are seeking well-trained technicians who possess the necessary knowledge and skills to fill this growing number of positions.

This Dialysis Technician Program provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to perform the duties required of dialysis technicians.

$1,299


Online, work at your own pace

Approximately 350 hours of online instruction

Textbooks are included


Payment Plan & Registration

Payment plans are available with 30% down. If you are interested in setting up a payment plan, please contact:

888-574-6218


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Key Areas and Topics

  • Specific procedures to operate kidney dialysis machines
  • Preparation of the dialyzer, reprocessing and delivery systems
  • Equipment maintenance
  • Skills to monitor and record a patient's vital signs
  • The process for a dialysis teams' administration of local anesthetics and drugs as needed
  • Assessment of patients for any complications that occur during a procedure

Course Topics

  • Knowledge and use of aseptic techniques and standard precautions
  • Renal physiology and the pathology of renal failure
  • How to perform and record physical measurements including weight and vital signs
  • Principles of hemodialysis and hematological aspects
  • Dialyzer reuse preparation, dialysate and delivery systems
  • Basic body chemistry including fluid and electrolyte balance
  • Clinical manifestations of end-stage renal disease
  • Routine aspects of hemodialysis
  • Dietary regulation and medication problems relating to dialysis
  • Acute renal failure and dialysis
  • Kidney transplantation
  • Peritoneal dialysis
  • Diabetes and hemodialysis
  • Pediatric hemodialysis
  • End-stage renal disease in the elderly
  • Composition of dialysate solution
  • Anticoagulation and heparin administration
  • Handling of hazardous materials
  • Patient training for at-home dialysis treatment and techniques to provide emotional support patients need for self-care

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