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 anaesthesia 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.
The Course Duration of B.Sc. Renal Dialysis is 3 years. In cases of some institutes, academic program is followed by an internship stint.
What is the course about?
B.Sc. Renal Dialysis Technology or Bachelor of Science in Renal Dialysis Technology is an undergraduate Bioscience course. Program is designed to prepare students to administer haemodialysis treatments to patients with renal failure under the supervision of a nurse or physician.
Who should go with the course?
Course is suitable for those who want to know about medical devices and equipment involved in renal replacement therapies, such as reprocessing and water treatment equipment.
Academic options after this course?
After passing the course they can have jobs regarding ensuring the proper functioning of dialysis machines; in some settings they perform routine equipment maintenance and repairs.
It is also beneficial for further studies such as M.Sc., M.Phil. & Ph.D. etc. as students obtain good base for higher studies at this stage
Eligibility Of the B.Sc Renal Dialysis
10+2 (Medical) or equivalent with minimum 55% marks.Some of the reputed colleges and universities conduct entrance examination for admission.