This course will introduce students to the theoretical knowledge and competencies required to work safely and effectively as Renal Technicians. With an emphasis on professionalism and patient and workplace safety, RENL 1001 familiarizes students with the role, context, and function of the dialysis clinic and the responsibilities, duties, and tasks of the Renal Technician. Students learn safety and infection control practices and guidelines, principles of hemodialysis, the function and technical workings of dialysis machines, patient care duties, proper documentation procedures and guidelines, and professional practices within the dialysis clinic.
Course code: RENL 1001
Length: 68 hours
* Fees are approximate and subject to change. Students are required to pay any applicable fee increases. Fees listed are for domestic students. For international programs, visit VCC International.
† This information is intended as a guideline only. Program and course details are subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors.