Diploma in Dialysis Technology is a Program is designed to prepare students to administer hemodialysis treatments to patients with renal failure under the supervision of a nurse or physician.
This program frequently includes in depth instruction in basic anatomy and physiology, dialysis preparation, dialysis prescription interpretation, extracorporeal circuit and dialyzer set-up and maintenance, patient preparation, equipment monitoring, venepuncture and local anesthesia administration, taking vital signs, documentation and communication, safety and sanitation, emergency intervention, and professional standards and ethics.
Subjects usually studied under this diploma course are Cardiac Care Technology, Respiratory Care Technology, Dialysis Technology, Imaging
The course provides knowledge pertaining to patient education, instructing patients and families about in-home dialysis treatment and reinforcing the importance of adherence to prescribed treatment. It is also beneficial for higher studies such as lateral entry for B.Sc renal dialysis.
They can also work in hospitals, outpatient clinics, or freestanding dialysis centers, Nephrologists, Clinical Coordinator, Dialysis Technician, Dialysis Therapist, and Medical Technician
Eligibility and Course Duration
1. Pass in SSLC with 45% marks
2. The course consists of 3 years’ academic program
1. Pass in PUC, +2 any stream with 45% ma0rks
2. The course consists of 2 years’ academic program
3. Must have completed 17 years of age by 31st December of the year of admission.