Course Details

Dialysis Technician

Dialysis Technician

Also referred to as Medical Office Secretary or Medical Office Assistant, the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) will perform routine administrative and clinical tasks to help keep the physicians’ offices and clinics running efficiently.Tasks may include the following:

  • Dialysis Technicians operate machines that remove waste and excess fluids from the blood of patients whose kidneys can no longer carry out those functions..
  • Dialysis technicians are also referred to as renal dialysis technicians, hemodialysis technicians, or nephrology technicians. They work under the supervision of physicians, primarily in hospitals and clinics. .
  • Dialysis technicians must fully understand the operation of the kidney dialysis machines. They are responsible for their operation, cleaning, and sterilization. They must also fully understand their patients' needs. .
  • Dialysis technicians carefully monitor and record weight and vital signs before, during, and after the blood cleansing procedures. Additionally, they instruct patients about in-home treatments. Because dialysis technicians work with blood, they must exercise strict safety precautions against infectious diseases such as hepatitis and AIDS .

This course is a 4 month course = 120 hours of coursework; 1 month externship = 160 hours. Total hours = 280. National certification required through CCHT. This course is a 4 month course = 120 hours of coursework; 1 month externship = 160 hours. Total hours = 280. National certification required through CCHT.

  • Training Duration:
  • 16 Weeks; 120 Curriculum Hours;
  • Internship Duration:
  • 160 hour internship
  • Education Requirements:
  • No High school diploma required;
    Reading Level Required: 9.0;
    Math Level Required: 9.0;
    Language Level Required: 9.0
  • Others:
  • Test fee and supplies
  • Credentials Earned:
  • Certificate
  • Price :
  • $5,556