||This course introduces the student to principles of dialysis including osmosis, diffusion and filtration; treatment modalities; structure and function of different dialysis access sites; interpretation of routine lab tests; pharmacology related to chronic kidney disease; and potential complications of dialysis.
||American Heart Association Health Care Provider CPR
High School Diploma or GED
Mn Department of Health background check indicates the student is able to provide direct patient care
- Distinguish between osmosis, diffusion, filtration and ultrafiltration.
- Identify treatment modalities available to the dialysis patient.
- Explain the structure and function of the various dialysis access sites.
- Identify and interpret routine laboratory tests and values related to chronic kidney disease and failure.
- Summarize pharmacotherapeutics, pharmacokinetics and pharmacological classifications related to chronic kidney disease and renal dialysis.
- Correctly perform calculations related to renal dialysis.
- Identify symptoms and treatment of potential dialysis complications.
- Discuss psychosocial and physical needs of dialysis patients and their families.
- Explore medical problems and their effects on renal dialysis.
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