After completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Blood Access and Vascular Cannulation.
  • Operate the machine according to Nephrologist’s order.
  • Monitor the patient and machine and respond to various alarms during the procedure.
  • Terminate a HD session and disconnect the patient from the machine.

Course Description

  • Anatomy & physiology of human body
  • Detailed renal anatomy & Physiology
  • Renal failure & management
  • History & introduction of Hemodialysis
  • Scientific principles & practice of Hemodialysis
  • Vascular access for Hemodialysis
  • Anticoagulation in Hemodialysis
  • The Dialyzer-Artificial kidney
  • Dialysate composition
  • Water treatment for Hemodialysis
  • Complications of Hemodialysis & management
  • Infection control in Hemodialysis
  • Dialysis for ARF & Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy
  • Extra corporeal detoxification
  • Care of patients on HD
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Introduction to Urea Kinetic Modeling
  • Renal Transplantation
  • Dialysis Unit management


Duration Vivo Healthcare Program Duration Icon 12 Months
Certification Vivo Healthcare Certification for Program Icon VIVO Healthcare / HSSC