October-May 610 Hours
Students will also participate in additional clinical time outside of class.
Dialysis technicians function in multiple roles. In patient care roles, the technician's responsibilities include assisting, under supervision, in the care of patients undergoing hemodialysis treatment. The program is designed to provide the knowledge and skills necessary to give safe and effective care to the patient undergoing hemodialysis following the guidelines set forth by the Ohio Board of Nursing. Upon completion, the students will receive a Certificate of Completion from the Ohio Department of Education and be eligible to apply for a certificate from the Ohio Board of Nursing which authorizes them to practice as a Dialysis Technician. Courses offered in this program include, but may not be limited to: