600 HOURS / 20 Weeks PELL ELIGIBLE
Program # K100200 CIP # 0609.070208
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
Provide basic renal care for clients under the supervision of a registered nurse or physician.
Level 2 Screening $ 51.25
PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS: Level 2 screening @ WCSB
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;
BASIC SKILLS REQUIREMENT: MATH 10.0 LANGUAGE 10.0 READING 10.0 or meet other Basic Skills 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: $24,000 - $42,000
Florida Panhandle: $24,600 - $42,086
PH Average: $35,300
State Average: $33,420
National Average: $35,990
Program Completion Rate: 89% - Program Placement Rate: 100% - Program Licensure Pass Rate: 100%
Dutch physician, Dr. Willem Kolff, constructed the first dialyzer in 1943. It is also known as the artificial kidney.
Today, the CDC estimations that 37 million people have chronic kidney disease (CKD).