Trends in Hemodialysis - DIA 130

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DIA 130 - Trends in Hemodialysis
Provides the student with an overview of important dialysis related issues. Presents the history of dialysis, the Medical End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) program, ethical/legal aspects of dialysis, health insurance, choice to terminate, the future of dialysis, and career options. Emphasis is placed on gaining independence in dialysis-related techniques and documentation. Upon completion, students will be prepared to care for a variety of patients with renal failure while managing time effectively. Prerequisites: DIA 100 and DIA 120. Co-requisite: Coordinated Internship.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits