Archive for the 'State Information – Techs' Category

Georgia Dialysis Technician Training Program

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

  As of this writing (2012) there are almost 250 dialysis clinics across the state of Georgia, with Atlanta being the most concentrated.  And those numbers are rising – probably because of the aging of the baby boomer population and the rise of kidney disease as well.  As such, dialysis technician jobs are hotter than [...]

Texas Dialysis Technician Training Programs

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

  Becoming a dialysis technician in Texas is similar to most (although not all) other states.  For starters, a dialysis technician may not represent himself/herself as a dialysis technician unless the requirements have been met.  For those that haven’t completed all that is necessary, they must be designated as trainees until requirements are met.  Not [...]

Dialysis Technician Training in Colorado

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

  Working with someone’s kidneys thru the dialysis procedure is obviously a hazardous endeavor.  Because of this, the state of Colorado has developed a coordinated effort over the last few years to make certain that dialysis technicians (and potential dialysis technicians) are sufficiently trained to alleviate some of the risks associated the dialysis procedure.  For [...]

California PCT Exam

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

  The California PCT (or Patient Care Technician) Exam is administered by the California Dialysis Council and counts as an authorized dialysis technician exam in the state of California. The fee for this exam is currently set at $175, which is slightly cheaper than other national exams, also accepted by the state of California.  Test-takers [...]

Dialysis Technician Training in California

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

  Acquiring the title of dialysis technician in the state of California is a little more challenging there than it is in some other states.  In fact California is a state that has its own dialysis technician exam offered by the California Dialysis Council.  In California, three things are required for an individual to hold [...]

Dialysis Technician Training Schools in Tennessee

Monday, March 5th, 2012

  In Tennessee, a dialysis technician is somewhat defined by what they are NOT.  A dialysis technician is an individual who isn’t a registered nurse, or a physician – but does provide dialysis functions under the direct supervision of an RN or physician. A dialysis technician in Tennessee will be “trained and competent” when working [...]

Dialysis Technician Schools in Kentucky

Sunday, March 4th, 2012

  Becoming a dialysis technician in Kentucky isn’t too difficult.  First, you’ll need to finish an pre-approved (see list below for those that have been approved as of 2012).  Generally, the program will consist of at least 400 hours of training in dialysis.  Two-hundred of those hours will consist of simple instructional training. Here are [...]