Hemodialysis Technology for the LPN - Short Term Technical Certificate

Hemodialysis Technology for the LPN

Short Term Technical Certificate- Curriculum Code 2092 

Dialysis technicians function in multiple roles, which include dialyzer reprocessing, equipment maintenance and repair, water treatment monitoring, participation in quality improvement, vascular access monitoring and direct patient care.Certified hemodialysis technicians are the primary direct care giver for patients undergoing dialysis treatments. They work closely with, and under the direct supervision of, registered nurses as an important member of the patient care team. Through primarily on the job training, a certified hemodialysis technician must learn and understand the scientific principles of dialysis, the process of the dialysis treatment, and how to respond to the physical and emotional needs of people undergoing dialysis treatments. The graduate is eligible to apply to the Ohio Board of Nursing for a certificate to practice as Dialyisis Technician.Program is offered in partnership with Hemodiaysis Services Inc. as the Ohio Board of  Nursing Approved Provider. Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by Lorain County Community College's University Partnership.

Pre-Admission Courses Fall Semester

ALHN 105

Career Exploration in Dialysis Technology  1
SDEV 101  College 101 ^ 1
     
Spring Semester
DIAL 121 Dialysis Technician I >** 8
Summer Semester
DIAL 122 Dialysis Technician II 8
Total Credit Hours: 18

1. American Heart Association Healthcare Provider certification is required upon entrance into the program.
2. > Indicates that this course requires a prerequisite.
3. ** Indicates that a grade of "C" (2.00) or better must be earned in order to continue in the sequence.
4. ^ A student must register for the orientation course when enrolling for more than six credit hours per semester or any course that would result in an accumulation of 13 or more credit hours.

Established    September 2013

Revised        
Effective        January 2014

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