Dialysis I

This course is one of two courses that is designed to acquaint the biomedical technologist with some concepts of dialysis as well as familiarize them with the clinical principles associated with patients. Dialysis and support equipment that can be used to determine physiological measured properties in patient environments are also discussed. The dialysis course will include, but not be limited to, lectures, formal and informal laboratories, site visits, and independent and group projects. Participation in group discussion, and with medical vendors will be part of the program. The student will become familiar with both the technical and clinical aspects of dialysis treatment, current trends and history and development of technology.