Hemodialysis Training Program for Nurses & Technicians
Certificate Program – 96 Hours
Day, Evening, & Weekend classes available, schedule based on enrollment.
Prerequisites for the Hemodialysis Program
- Must be a United States Citizen of Resident
- Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language
- High School Diploma or GED for Non-Nurses
- Medical background preferred
Tuition & Costs
The program cost is $2,000.00. Payment plans are available.
Areas covered during the instructional period include: principle of dialysis, anatomy and physiology of the kidney, fluid and electrolyte balance, hematologic aspects of infectious disease, dialysis systems and equipment, vascular access to the circulation, routine aspects of hemodialysis, dietary regulation, blood chemistry, complications of renal failure, physiological aspects and an overview of peritoneal dialysis and renal transplantation.
On Campus Advantage
Additional instruction in the clinical facility include: preparation of the artificial kidneys, physical assessment, setup of dialysis machine, universal precautions, fluid management, equipment monitoring and the treatment of routine hemodialysis programs in accordance with the standard dialysis procedures and policies of the facilities. Instructors directly supervise students in the clinical facility.