PROGRAM OBJECTIVE: Upon completion of this program, the graduates will:
1.Demonstrate proper knowledge and skills in the role of hemodialysis technician
2.Qualify for employment as a hemodialysis technician
3.Be equip to sit for the national certification
4.Work as a member of the health care team
5.Seek lifelong learning
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:Refer to general admission requirements.
PROGRAM LENGTH: The program completion time is 7 Months/ 28 Weeks.
Students needs to pass the Board of Nephrology Examiners Nursing and Technology (BONENT) exam or the Certified Hemodialysis Technician (CHT) exams before working as a Hemodialysis Technician.
The program is designed to prepare the student in the role and function of a Hemodialysis technician. Students will learn to:
a) demonstrate knowledge of the renal system, renal failure and the impact of renal failure on other systems
b) identify treatment options for renal failure
c) demonstrate knowledge of principles of Hemodialysis and operation of the Hemodialysis machine
d) identify complications of Hemodialysis and appropriate interventions e) demonstrate knowledge of professional protocol.