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DIAT1100 – Role of the Dialysis Technician pdf

Credits: 2 (2/0/0)
Description: This course introduces the student to the role of the dialysis technician; the history of dialysis; medical terminology related to dialysis and renal failure; state and federal regulations; professional development; legal and ethical issues related to dialysis; and care of the renal patient.
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
  1. Explore the history of renal disease and dialysis and the role of the dialysis technician.
  2. Interpret medical terminology and international time.
  3. Explain state and federal regulations related to renal dialysis.
  4. Explore professional development requirements and opportunities for dialysis technicians.
  5. Examine issues related to renal dialysis, including legal, ethical and end-of-life implications.
  6. Exhibit professional behavior.
MnTC goal areas: None

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