One semester credit, 20 hours (20 hours of lecture)
Students learn how to advise clients of discharge instructions and explain dialysis concepts to patients, and review and reinforce dialysis prescriptions, including advisory techniques to patients and family members based on physician’s orders (e.g., personal hygiene, treatment modalities, and self-care), aside from continuing education (CE) of dialysis, establishing professional ethics and boundaries and multidisciplinary care plans and interrelations, such as government regulations and laws. Maintain current and accurate documentation/data and incident reports under best evidence practice in nursing
Prerequisites: HD103, HD104, HD 106, HD 108, HD 110, and HD 112.
This course is not used for continuing education hours; it is part of the complete hemodialysis technician course