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B.Sc. Renal Dialysis Technology

Overview

B.Sc in Renal Dialysis Technology is an undergraduate programs from Jain (Deemed-to-be) University. The quality of medical care has improved tremendously in the last few decades due to the advances in technology, thus creating fresh challenges in the field of healthcare. It is now widely recognized that health service delivery is a team effort involving both clinicians and non-clinicians, and is not the sole duty of physicians and nurses. Renal Dialysis Technology is one of the best innovative and pioneering academic training programs in Allied Health Sciences. The growing awareness of Kidney diseases among the people and increasing numbers of Dialysis facilities resulted in steep demand for Renal Dialysis Technicians. With advances in technology as well as in user – friendly gadgets and methods, Renal Dialysis Technology has dramatically improved the longevity of these patients. Dialysis technologist also plays an innovative role in Human Organ Transplantations as a Transplant Coordinator.


Program Outcome

  • Demonstrate understanding of basic sciences relevant to the speciality.
  • Acquire detailed knowledge about the fundamentals and advances of the respective speciality.
  • Update knowledge by self-study and by attending courses, conferences and seminars relevant to the speciality.
  • Undertake audit, use the information and assist to carry out research both basic and professional with the aim of publishing or presenting the work at various scientific gatherings.
  • Demonstrate knowledge about Renal Failure (ARF & CRF) and its management.
  • Demonstrate pre-dialysis patient assessment.
  • Demonstrate dialyzer extracorporeal blood circuit priming and setting up the machine for dialysis procedure.
  • Demonstrate aseptic cannulation of AVF/AVG and dialysis initiation.
  • Demonstrate aseptic acute vascular access catheter care and dialysis initiation.
  • Demonstrate alarm processing, continuous monitoring of patient and machine during procedure. Demonstrate aseptic decannulation and catheter care after the termination of dialysis.
  • Demonstrate meticulous infection control measures. Operate and maintain R.O Water treatment plant.
  • Demonstrate machine disinfection methods.
  • Demonstrate dialysis machine maintenance methods.
  • Demonstrate dialyzer reprocessing, both manual and automated (Operating RENATRON, INTERFACE Module & RENALOG-RM software).
  • Demonstrate polite and strategic communication skills, grooming skills, professional etiquettes and leadership qualities.

Career Prospects

  • Nephrologist Technician
  • Clinical Coordinator
  • Lab Technician
  • Dialysis Therapist
  • Dialysis Assistant
  • Dialysis Nurse
  • Renal Program Admission Coordinator
  • Dialysis Technician
  • Renal Nurse
  • Nurse Infection Control
  • Medical Technician
  • Lecturer/ Professor