B.Sc. (Renal Dialysis Technology) is a three year graduate program. Program is designed to prepare students to administer hemodialysis treatments to patients with renal failure under the supervision of a nurse or physician. This program frequently includes in depth instruction in basic anatomy and physiology, dialysis preparation, dialysis prescription interpretation, extracorporeal circuit and dialyzer set-up and maintenance, patient preparation, equipment monitoring, venipuncture and local anesthesia administration, taking vital signs, documentation and communication, safety and sanitation, emergency intervention, and professional standards and ethics. Subjects usually studied under this degree are Cardiac Care Technology, Respiratory Care Technology, Dialysis Technology, Imaging Sciences Technology, Clinical Medical Lab. Technology etc.
Dialysis technicians monitor and operate dialysis machinery, which removes waste and excess fluids from the blood of patients whose kidneys are no longer functioning properly. In addition to preparing patients and monitoring dialysis treatment, dialysis technicians also prepare post treatment reports. They also work on protocols for equipment evaluation and training materials for patients and staff. Dialysis technicians generally work under a physician or nurse’s supervision, usually in a hospital, clinic or home-dialysis program
– Pass in PUC, +2 or equivalent with 45% aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.
– Must have completed 17 years of age by 31st December of the year of admission
The course consists of 3 years academic program & 6months of Internship.
Affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, & Recognized by Government of Karnataka