One semester credit, 20 hours (20 lectures)
Students learn the principles of peritoneal dialysis and ultra-filtration, diffusion, and convective solute transport. By the end of this course, students will describe the peritoneal dialysis process, the indications, dialysis required, and the various complications.
Prerequisites: HD101, HD102, HD103, HD104, HD105
Current dialysis staff may not use this course for continuing education hours; It is part of a complete hemodialysis technician course.