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Accredited Colleges Offering Dialysis Technician Degrees

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Dialysis technicians, also called hemodialysis technicians or nephrology technicians, work to cleanse the kidneys of impurities for those experiencing acute or chronic renal failure. By operating medical equipment under the supervision of a nurse or other healthcare professional, dialysis technicians safely remove waste products and fluids from the blood and vascular systems of patients. They develop strong relationships with patients, as people waiting to receive kidney transplants must come in to receive dialysis treatment for several hours at a time, up to seven days per week. Because a dialysis technician has frequent contact with patients, he or she must use these interactions to ensure that the patient is comfortable while receiving treatment and also to get a full assessment of the patient's health, which will be reported to his or her physician.

Some routine tasks of dialysis technicians involve taking patients' medical histories, recording blood pressure, and maintaining dialysis equipment, such as the operation, repair, and sterilization of dialysis machines. Dialysis technicians also instruct patients about at-home treatments to prolong the functioning of kidneys until they receive a transplant.

At the very minimum, potential dialysis technicians should earn a high school diploma or its equivalent before they can begin training as a dialysis technician. The completion of a vocational or technical program is not required to work as a dialysis technician, but many community colleges and technical schools offer brief courses to prepare students for work in nephrology. If you plan to work as a dialysis technician, you must become a Certified Clinical Hemodialysis Technician (CCHT).

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Accredited Colleges Offering Dialysis Technician Degrees
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Star Career Academy Annual Tuition --- Recommend Rate 43% (30 reviews)
10 Programs, 1 in Dialysis Technician (view all)
Campuses: Clifton, Egg Harbor, Brick, Newark
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Sanford-Brown College Annual Tuition $11,136 - $16,192 Recommend Rate 24% (29 reviews)
125 Programs, 3 in Dialysis Technician (view all)
Campuses: Atlanta
  • Associate in Applied Science in Dialysis Technology
  • Certificate in Dialysis Technician
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Atlanta Technical College
Campuses: Atlanta
Annual Tuition $4,162 Recommend Rate 0 Reviews
Baker College
Campuses: Cadillac, West Branch, Fremont, Cass City, ...
Annual Tuition $7,740 Recommend Rate 0% (2 reviews)
Blue Cliff College
Campuses: Gulfport
Annual Tuition $14,760 - $17,523 Recommend Rate 100% (1 review)
Central Georgia Technical College
Campuses: Macon, Milledgeville
Annual Tuition $4,170 Recommend Rate 0 Reviews
Chippewa Valley Technical College
Campuses: Eau Claire, Chippewa Falls, Menomonie, Neilsville, ...
Annual Tuition $5,541 Recommend Rate 0 Reviews
City Colleges of Chicago-Harry S Truman College
Campuses: Chicago
Annual Tuition $7,498 Recommend Rate 0 Reviews
City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College
Campuses: Chicago
Annual Tuition $7,498 Recommend Rate 0 Reviews
Community College of Rhode Island
Campuses: Warwick
Annual Tuition $10,582 Recommend Rate 0 Reviews
Dorsey Schools
Campuses: Roseville, Farmington Hills, Madison Heights, Saginaw, ...
Annual Tuition $17,040 - $19,104 Recommend Rate 27% (15 reviews)
Lake Superior College
Campuses: Duluth
Annual Tuition $9,500 Recommend Rate 0 Reviews
McDowell Technical Community College
Campuses: Marion
Annual Tuition $6,324 Recommend Rate 0 Reviews
Miami Valley Career Technology Center
Campuses: Clayton
Annual Tuition --- Recommend Rate 0 Reviews
Northern Marianas College
Campuses: Saipan
Annual Tuition $5,100 Recommend Rate 0 Reviews
O C Collins Career Center
Campuses: Chesapeake
Annual Tuition --- Recommend Rate 0 Reviews
Ogeechee Technical College
Campuses: Statesboro
Annual Tuition $4,300 Recommend Rate 0 Reviews
Sanford-Brown College
Campuses: Seattle
Annual Tuition $11,136 - $16,192 Recommend Rate 24% (29 reviews)
Southern Crescent Technical College
Campuses: Griffin, Jackson, Thomaston, McDonough, ...
Annual Tuition $4,202 Recommend Rate 0 Reviews
Southern University at Shreveport
Campuses: Shreveport
Annual Tuition $3,304 Recommend Rate 0 Reviews
Star Career Academy
Campuses: Philadelphia, Norristown
Annual Tuition --- Recommend Rate 43% (30 reviews)
Wayne County Community College District
Campuses: Detroit, Taylor
Annual Tuition $2,644 Recommend Rate 100% (1 review)
Winter Park Tech
Campuses: Winter Park
Annual Tuition --- Recommend Rate 0 Reviews
Wiregrass Georgia Technical College
Campuses: Valdosta, Fitzgerald
Annual Tuition $4,412 Recommend Rate 0 Reviews

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