Hemodialysis Technician

 

 

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

Kidney dialysis makes the difference between life and death for those who suffer from renal (kidney) failure. Hemodialysis technicians administer, maintain and operate the equipment for this life-sustaining procedure that cleanses the blood of metabolic waste products in a safe and aseptic environment. Hemodialysis technicians also prep patients, monitor patients’ progress and create written reports for the doctor.

OCCUPATION DESCRIPTION:

Provide basic renal care for clients under the supervision of a registered nurse or physician.

Level 2 Screening                                               $ 50.00

PROGRAM STRUCTURE: 

The following table illustrates the PSAV program structure:

COURSE #

OCP

COURSE DESCRIPTION

HOURS

Resident Tuition

Non-Resident Tuition

HSC0003

A

Basic Healthcare Worker

90

$250.00

$947.00

MLT0368

B

Dialysis Technician 1

255

$706.00

$2,679.00

MLT0369

Dialysis Technician 2

255

$706.00

$2,679.00

 

 

TOTAL

600

$1,662.00

$6,305.00

 

Additional Costs:   

Resident

Non-Resident

Registration Fee

$10.00

$10.00

Class VIIIA Student Liability Insurance

$31.00

$31.00

Approximate Books/Supplies

$320.00

$320.00

Approximate Uniform Fees

$300.00

$300.00

Approximate Total Program Cost:

$2,325.00

$6,975.00

 

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS:                       Level 2 screening @ WCSB; proof of CPR certification;

AGE:                 18 years or older                                                  immunization record from birth; physical exam or

                        (Students must be 18 yrs. or older to be eligible for testing)           waiver on file; TB Skin Test; current Hep B immunization

DIPLOMA:         Standard High School Diploma or Equivalent                         or a signed waiver on file; Influenza Vaccine; 

                                                                                                                                       Immunizations required


TABE (Level A):     MATH 10.0   LANGUAGE 10.0   READING 10.0 or meet other basic skill requirements

Based on interest, an interview with the instructor may be included in the application process.

Industry Certification:     Certified Clinical Hemodialysis Technician (CCHT) - $275.00                 

Advisory Salary Range:             $24,600 - $42,086                  

Florida Panhandle:                   $24,600 - $42,086

PH Average:                              $35,300                                  

State Average:                          $33,420                                              

National Average:                     $35,990

 

 

Program Completion Rate: 78%   -    Program Placement Rate: 100%   -    Program Licensure Pass Rate: 40%