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A dialysis technician is trained to set up and operate a hemodialysis machine to provide dialysis treatment. Dialysis treatment is administered to patients with kidney or renal failure.
Your job would also entail preparing the patients physically for their treatment as well as explaining what you are about to do. You will also be required to ensure patient safety and that equipment is operating properly during the treatment.
To become a dialysis technician, you will need the following qualifications:
School subjects recommended:
Dialysis technicians in South Africa typically study for more than 3 years.
Upon completing education and training required for dialysis technicians, you must register with the Health Professionals Council of South Africa in order to be able to practise.
Dialysis technicians in South Africa often work at:
Tshwane University of Technology:
Durban University of Technology:
Vaal Institute of Technology:
Central University of Technology: