All you Need to Know About Diploma in Dialysis Technician

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Have you heard about Dialysis? Do you know why does one need to get Dialysis done?

Dialysis is a procedure required to remove waste, salt and extra water from the body of a patient whose kidneys have failed or are malfunctioning. Kidney malfunction is one of those diseases that require the patient to be under constant care and treatment.

Let’s go on to understand the Dialysis procedure that a Dialysis Technician needs to manage. The procedure of dialysis involves machines and administration of fluids with constant supervision. Skilled healthcare practitioners commonly called as Dialysis Technicians can do the job with appropriate knowledge of operating the machines and proper training of the procedure.

Tech Mahindra SMART Academy for Healthcare imparts training to aspiring students for the required operations related to dialysis so they can manage renal patients under the directions of doctors. A student completing the Dialysis Technician course will become a skilled dialysis technician capable of performing hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis. It is a comprehensive course that covers other aspects such as preparation of dialysis fluids, maintenance and storage of Dialysis equipment.

A diploma holder after the Dialysis Technician course is well equipped to set up the machines, mix dialysate according to formula, and prime the dialyzer with Saline. The course also includes the personal aspect of interacting with the patients and preparing them for the procedure. Apart from medical care, technicians are also expected to offer anxiety relief and psychological morale boosting to patients by explaining the real procedure of the treatment and functioning of the machine. Likewise the students are also trained to judge the patient health based on their response to dialysis. This is done by monitoring venous and arterial pressures, fluid replacement and patient reactions. The students are expected to be trained to check the functioning and safety of machines in case of changes temperature, pressure and conductivity.

Who can enroll for the Dialysis Technician course?

A student at 10+2 level or a graduate degree in any stream is a preferred candidate for the course, however, they need to be of minimum 20 years of age.

How long is the course duration?

The duration of the course includes 1.5 years of classroom training and 6 months of on-the-job training. The duration encompasses comprehensive training of the dialysis procedure.

Scope:

A dialysis technician, you will be eligible to work in multispecialty hospitals, dialysis centers and home settings under the supervision of doctors and nurses.

Job Role:
  • As a dialysis technician you will be expected to perform the following tasks:
  • Operate dialysis machines under doctor’s supervision
  • Perform dialysis on patients
  • Clean, maintain and sterilize machines.
  • Monitor patients undergoing treatment.

A Dialysis Technician course is a skill development course. It is a very rewarding program that offers comprehensive knowledge of an important function of a hospital and hence equips a student for a specialist career in the healthcare sector.

Hope this post provided you with the required information about the career option – Dialysis Technology and how to become a Dialysis Technician. You may visit the Tech Mahindra SMART Academy for Healthcare, Delhi or Mohali to know more about the course.

Share your questions with us and we will be happy to guide you further.

Wish you luck!!

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Dr Sania Siddiqui

Tanish Maheshwari

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Tanish is a storyteller and an agile marketer. She heads the Development Communications and Social Marketing for Tech Mahindra Foundation and all its directly implemented projects. With an experience of over 15 years, she plans the marketing strategies for all the SMART Academies so as to build them into sustainable social enterprises. She also acts as a strategic lead for all internal and external brand communications. Connect with her on LinkedIn and Twitter.
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Tanish Maheshwari

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Tanish is a storyteller and an agile marketer. She heads the Development Communications and Social Marketing for Tech Mahindra Foundation and all its directly implemented projects. With an experience of over 15 years, she plans the marketing strategies for all the SMART Academies so as to build them into sustainable social enterprises. She also acts as a strategic lead for all internal and external brand communications. Connect with her on LinkedIn and Twitter.

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