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Renal Dialysis Technology Advanced Certificate

City Colleges of Chicago Healthcare Programs Renal Dialysis Technology

Advanced Certificate (AC)

Beginning Summer 2016, this program is no longer accepting new students. Please refer to CCC’s other Healthcare offerings. 

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The  Renal Dialysis Technology Advanced Certificate program leads to certification through the Board of Nephrology Examiners Nursing and Technology. It prepares students for employment as Dialysis Technicians or Nephrology Technologists. They perform treatment and services to patients with end stage renal disease and/or dysfunction. 

  

Details: Advanced Certificate (AC)

Career Pathway

Credit Hours (CH)

36

Program/Plan Number

0248

Funding Options

Open For Enrollment

No

Also Offered At

 

Courses

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Prerequisites

 CH

General Education Requirements

 CH

Program Core Requirements

36  CH
​36 CH
First Year​
First Semester
Biology (023)
121​ Biology I​ ​5
Renal Technology/Nephrology (018)​​
101​ Introduction to Health Care Field & Nephrology​ ​3
102​ ​Basic Hemodialysis Principles I 3​
103​ Basic Hemodialysis Principles II​ 3​
104​ Hemodialysis Procedures I​ 3​
Semester Total 17 CH
Second Semester
Chemistry (073)
121​ Basic Chemistry I 4
Renal Technology/Nephrology (018)​
105​ Heparinization /BAC in Dialysis​ 3​
106​ Diagnostic Tests & Procs in Nephrology​ 3​
107​ Hemodialysis Procedures II​ 3​
108​ Clinical Experience I​ 3​
Semester Total 16 CH
Summer Semester
Renal Technology/Nephrology (018)​​
109​ Clinical Experience II​ ​3
Semester Total 3 CH​
     
TOTAL PROGRAM MINIMUM CREDIT HOURS​​    
     
36 CH​ 
     
Biology
BIOLOGY 121
Biology I 5
Cellular and Molecular Biology. Introduction to biochemistry, molecular genetics, cell structure, function and processes. Laboratory required. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
Chemistry
CHEM 121
Basic Chemistry I 4
Principles of general inorganic chemistry, including properties of matter, dimensional analysis, fundamentals of stoichiometry, interpretation of the periodic table, nomenclature and introduction to solution chemistry and commonly used concentration units. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101 and eligibility for Math 118 or higher or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright

Additional Requirements

 CH

Elective Program Requirements

 CH

Area of Focus

 CH

Focus Electives

 CH

 CH
Total Minimum Credit Hours
 

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