Patient Care Hemodiaylsis Technician

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification

Method of Delivery

Hybrid or blended

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours, Weekends

Instructional Program (CIP)

Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services, Other. 510899


This program is designed for those working in or desiring employment as a dialysis technician. Students will study renal anatomy and physiology, treatment procedures and processes, water treatment, Dialyzer reprocessing, ethics and laws governing medical care, and the effect of nutrition and medication on the patient. Students will also be exposed to the equipment and environment used for renal dialysis. Students must have a high school diploma or equivalent. Upon completion of the program, students will be eligible to sit for the Certified Clinical Hemodialysis Technician exam through the Nephrology Nursing Certification Commission.

Minimum 10th grade level equivalent in reading required. GED or high school diploma highly recommended.


Program Length (Weeks)




Entrance Requirements



Delaware Technical Community College- Owens - Non Credit

WIOA Approved Program


Curriculum Competency Based

Yes, Delaware Tech

Training Location(s)

Delaware Technical Community College - Owens

Local WIB

1 - Statewide

Name of Credential

NHA-Dialysis; ASPT-Phlebotomy Certification; CNA - State of DE certification

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

WOIA; Internal Scholarship

Refund Policy

Yes; 75% if withdrawn in the first week

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

Yes - NHA;ASPT; State of DE

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?


Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?


Cost Items

Books (Estimated)

$300.00 4 textbooks (2 for CNA, 1 for phlebotomy, and 1 for Dialysis)

Testing/Exam Fees

$322.00 3 Exams (Delaware Nurse Aide Competency Exam - Prometric, NHA Phlebotomy Exam, and CCHT Dialysis Exam)

In-State/District Tuition


Other Fees

$140.00 70-CPR/70-Uniforms-Scrubs Unlimited

Out-of-State/District Tuition


Supplies/Materials/Hand Tools (not included in tuition)

$300.00 50-Background/50-Drug/200-Supplies (In class medical supplies for hands on activities to complete skills training (gauze pads, thermometers, blood pressure kits, gloves, gowns)

Total In-State Program Cost


Total Out-of-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

29-2012.00Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians
$14.48 per hour
Required Certification: National Healthcareer Association

Provider Status



21179 College Drive, Georgetown, Delaware 19947

Phone Number

(302) 259-6364

Fax Number

(302) 259-6754

Web Address

Last Updated

Oct 14, 2021


Oct 31, 2019