Dialysis Technology

Dialysis Technology Course

  • Duration: 4years (including 1 year internship)
  • Intake: 20

Dialysis is a medical procedure that acts as an artificial kidney by removing waste from the blood and excess fluids from the body when kidneys have lost the ability to perform these functions normally. Dialysis technicians are responsible for operating the machines that do this and monitoring the patients undergoing treatment. Dialysis technicians work closely with patients, nurses and doctors to make sure this vital medical equipment runs smoothly.

Main Responsibilities

A dialysis technician who works with patients is in charge of assembling the machine, making sure it is in working order and ensuring it is sterile. The technician checks a patient's chart, administers local anaesthesia and inserts the needle, starting dialysis according to the prescription. During dialysis, the technician checks the anticoagulant (the drug prevents blood clotting), fluid rates and adjusts them as needed. The patient must be in the proper position and the technician must respond to any alarms or emergencies. After dialysis, the technician disconnects the machine and cleans it, and records the patient's vital signs.

Eligibility for Under Graduate AHS programmes

  • Candidates belonging to all categories for admission to the Allied Health Sciences should have passed the qualifying examinations after period of 12 years of study with English, Physics, Chemistry, Biology / Botany & Zoology with minimum 45% marks(PCBE).

Admission Requirements

The following certificates / documents have to be submitted along with duly filled Application form (Originals + 4 Photostat Copies):
  • Transfer Certificate from the Institution last studied.
  • SSLC mark statement.
  • HSC/Pre-Degree/ AISSCE/ ICSE/ CBSE /Intermediate or equivalent mark statement.
  • Migration Certificate for the students who have passed other than HSC Examination of Tamil Nadu.
  • Eligibility Certificate obtained from The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R Medical University, Chennai (For students who have passed their Qualifying examination other than HSC Examination, Tamil Nadu)
  • Community Certificate (except OC candidates)
  • Medical fitness certificate
  • Passport Size Photographs (5 Nos.)
  • Aadhaar Copy