HDT 153 Hemodialysis Principles & Procedures II

Defines the basic principles of diffusion, filtration, fluid dynamics, and osmosis relating to the dialysis process. Includes overviews of the dialysis environment and kidney functions. Covers patient vitals and monitoring treatment, including identification of normal and abnormal values. Students will perform laboratory tests and use patient documentation procedures. Students will learn to identify causes, signs, symptoms, preventions, and interventions for medical and technical complications that may occur during dialysis. Includes patient dietary and nutrition requirements.

Credits

5

Prerequisite

Students must complete HDT 106, HDT 108, HDT 116, HDT 123, and HDT 130 with a score of 80 percent or higher.