Four-semester credits, 125 hours (40 lectures, 40 laboratories, 45 clinical)
- Students acquire an understanding and ability to explain the parts and pieces of the dialysis treatment and the components of the dialysis procedure, including water treatment and calculations and techniques used in dialysis.
- It also includes reprocessing, water treatment, quality assurance, infection control, federal and state regulations, certification options and the evolution of dialysis, laws regarding patient documentation, personal development resources and safety practices required, patient rights, and the needs of specific populations.
Prerequisites: HD101, HD102, HD103, HD104, HD105, HD106, HD107
Current dialysis staff may not use this course for continuing education hours; It is part of a complete hemodialysis technician course.