B. Sc. Renal Dialysis Technology
Renal dialysis is a medical process that becomes necessary when the normal functions of the kidneys comes to an end leading to a kidney failure. It is the process of filtering the blood, the way kidneys normally do, using a machine. The machine can be used temporarily to allow kidneys to heal from short-term problems or while waiting for a kidney transplant. It can also be used for longer periods of time to prolong life when transplantation might not be appropriate.
B. Sc. Renal Dialysis Technology or Bachelor of Science in Renal Dialysis Technology is an undergraduate Bioscience course. Subjects usually studied under this degree are Cardiac Care Technology, Respiratory Care Technology, Dialysis Technology, Imaging Sciences Technology, Clinical Medical Lab. Technology etc.
It can be a confusing process initially for patients beginning dialysis. However, the doctor explains the process and the dialysis center where the first treatment takes place will further explain how dialysis works, how it will be paid for, and can supply information on home dialysis machines. Many patients prefer the convenience of home dialysis, but a professional specifically trained in the use of the equipment must be present.
The specific job responsibilities of B. Sc. Renal Dialysis Technology specialist also would include
Troubleshooting and basic maintenance of dialysis machines.
Observing and monitoring patients on dialysis.
Performing venipuncture of dialysis access.
Assisting in maintaining a safe and clean environment.
Collaborating with the registered nurse for patient care.
B. Sc. Renal Dialysis Technology Eligibility
10+2 (Medical) or equivalent with minimum 55% marks. Some reputed colleges and institutes do conduct entrance examination to get admission to their B.Sc. Degree course.
Prospects after the course:
It is also beneficial for further studies such as M.Sc., M.Phil. & Ph.D. etc. as students obtain good base for higher studies at this stage. They can also work in hospitals, outpatient clinics, or freestanding dialysis centers.
B.Sc. Renal Dialysis Technology Job Types
Lab Technician/ Medical Technician
Teacher & Lecturer
List of colleges with B. Sc. Renal Dialysis Technology course in Bangalore
- Narayana Health Colleges, Bangalore
- The Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences and Research centre, Bangalore
- St. John’s Hospital, Bangalore
List of colleges with Renal Dialysis Technology course in Karnataka
|1||A J INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES,, MANGALORE|
|2||FATHER MULLER MEDICAL COLLEGE (RENAL DIALYSIS TECHNOLOGY), MANGALORE|
|3||NARAYANA HRUDAYALAYA INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES (B.SC. RDT), BANGALORE|
|4||ST. JOHN’S MEDICAL COLLEGE, (B.SC. RDT COURSE), BANGALORE|
|5||VYDEHI INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES & RESEARCH CENTRE, BANGALORE|
|6||KLE University, Belgaum|
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