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Dialysis Technology (Diploma) (D45300)

The Dialysis Technology curriculum provides individuals with the theoretical/clinical skills to care for patients/clients being treated for acute/chronic renal diseases. Students will care for patients/clients undergoing dialysis and will maintain dialysis equipment.

Graduates of this program may be eligible to take the Certification Examination for Nephrology Technicians following one year of work experience.

Employment opportunities include hospitals, renal dialysis facilities, and clinics.

Dialysis Technology Semester Schedule

First Year Fall Semester

ACA 122 College Transfer Success Credits: 1
DIA 101 Introduction to Dialysis Technology Credits: 11
MED 121 Medical Terminology I Credits: 3
    Credits: 15

First Year Spring Semester

BIO 163 Basic Anatomy & Physiology Credits: 5
DIA 102 Dialysis for Special Populations Credits: 11
    Credits: 16

First Year Summer Semester

CIS 110 Introduction to Computers Credits: 3
DIA 103 Ethical/Legal Issues in Dialysis Credits: 3
DIA 104 Care of the Complex Renal Patient Credits: 5
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry Credits: 3
    Credits: 14