Module# 6. HN106. Vascular access for proper Hemodialysis for Nurses


  • Current BONENT-approved hemodialysis nurse course
  • Comprehensive and updated
  • Affordable and easy to study
  • This course is NOT suitable for completing Continuing Education hours.
  • 2-semester credits, 90 hours (15 lectures, 30 labs, 45 clinical)
  • Students learn about the two basic types of vascular access and how access is necessary for sufficient blood supply to be delivered at a high flow rate for adequate dialysis without comprising circulation to the arm or other extremity, and how to care for each type of vascular access.
  • By the end of this course, students can assemble and prepare the artificial kidneys (non-reuse and reprocessed), operate the fluid delivery system (dialysis machine), prepare the dialyzing fluid, and initiate and conclude the dialysis treatment.
  • Prerequisites: HN101, HN102, HN103, HN104, HN105.
  • Current dialysis nurses may not use this course for continuing education hours; It is part of a comprehensive hemodialysis nurse course.

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