Dialysis Technician

Course Description

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.

Job Responsibilities

  • 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.

Course Content

  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Detail renal anatomy and physiology
  • Demonstrations & practice
  • Patient care
  • Vital signs and hemodynamic monitoring
  • Haemodialysis
  • 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

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