Dialysis Technician

The Dialysis Technician program is designed to prepare the student for a job as the primary direct care giver for patients undergoing hemodialysis treatments.  Coursework and clinical experience are included in the program.

The program is 10 weeks (320 hours) at a cost of $1450

Class/clinical schedule

  Days Hours
Week 1 Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 8:00 am – 2:30 pm
Week 2 Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 8:00 am – 2:30 pm
Weeks 3 through 10 Monday, Wednesday, Friday Clinical hours vary by assignment; typically begin around 4 AM  and ending 1:30 PM (about 9.5 hours per day)
Tuesday, Thursday 8:00 am – 12:00 pm (Classroom)

 

Explanation of job description:

http://www.kidney.org/professionals/CNNT/techcnnt.cfm

 

Video of hemodialysis procedure:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E8Uj-C1-HyU

Fast Facts

$37k
per year

Average Starting Salary

NA
 

Placement Rate

10
weeks

Duration of Program