Dialysis is a medical procedure that acts as an artificial kidney by removing waste from the blood and excess fluids from the body when kidney failure or disease prevents them from doing so.
- Connects hemodialysis machine to access in patients forearm or catheter site to start bloodcirculating through dialyzer.
- To monitor and adjust fluid removal rate according to patient's vital signs
- To minimize the possibility of infection
- Sets up and operates hemodialysis machine
- Mixes dialysate, according to formula.
- Primes dialyzer with saline or heparinized solution to prepare machine for use.
- Transports patient to dialysis room and positions patient.
- Cleans area of access, using antiseptic solution.
- Anatomy and physiology
- Detail renal anatomy and physiology
- Demonstrations & practice
- Patient care
- Vital signs and hemodynamic monitoring
- Peritoneal dialysis
- Various types of dialysates and dialyzers
- Sterilization and disinfection
- Can work as dialysis technicians in hospitals
- Can work in dialysis centres
- Can work in homecare dialysis setups
- Eligibility: 12th pass (preferably science)
- Course Duration: 6 Months
- Theory +simulation: 600hrs + 800hrs