Hemodialysis Technician

Program Objective

To gain employment as a Dialysis Technician in a Dialysis center, hospital setting or other medical facility.

Program Structure

The program sequence of instruction consists of   the following:

  • Basic Health Care Worker- (90 hours)
  • Dialysis Technician 1- (255 hours)
  • Dialysis Technician 2- (255 hours)

Course Standards

  • Understand the functions of the urinary system
  • Utilize equipment and supplies specific to dialysis.
  • Gather supplies needed to conduct the hemodialysis treatment.
  • Take vitals and collect blood specimens as required
  • Visual and report changes in patient’s behavior while performing dialysis.
  • Cannulate assess and confirm blood flow direction in patient’s access, including but not limited to signs of infection and patency.
  • Follow physician’s medical orders, including but not limited to treatment length, blood flow rates dialysis type and concentration.
  • Ensure patient safety as related to permanent monitor patients
  • Describe the patient’s probable prognosis when dry weight is not reached.


  • Must complete a TABE test for Reading, Language, and Math
  • Uniforms are mandatory. Teal Scrubs and Sneakers.
  • Must obtain 600 hours to complete the program

How to Register?

Registration is Monday-Thursday in the Vocational Office, Room 2333 between 3:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m.

Course Schedule:
Monday – Thursday | 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Monday – Thursday | 5:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

Office: (305) 981-6774

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