HEMODIALYSIS TECHNICIAN  

600 HOURS / 20 Weeks PELL ELIGIBLE 
Program # K100200 CIP # 0609.070208 

 

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                                               $ 51.25

Hemodialysis Technician

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; 

                                                                                                                                       Immunizations required 

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%

hemodialysis


Dutch physician, Dr. Willem Kolffconstructed 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).