Rule 20:48:04.02:09 Dialysis technician training curriculum.
20:48:04.02:09. Dialysis technician training curriculum. The
training program for dialysis technicians must include:
(1) General information
relevant to the performance of selected hemodialysis
regulations related to end stage renal disease, the practice of nursing, and
(b) The role of the
dialysis technician in hemodialysis;
(c) Ethical issues;
(d) Client rights and
abbreviations, and symbols;
(f) Basic client care
skills including the collection of vital signs, weight, intake, and output;
precautions and aseptic technique;
(h) Quality assurance
and continuous quality improvement; and
(2) Renal anatomy and physiology;
(3) End stage renal disease
(4) Principles of hemodialysis;
(6) Access procedures;
(7) Laboratory procedures;
(8) Administration of lidocaine, heparin, and saline;
(9) Identification of and
response to hemodialysis-related emergencies;
(10) Discontinuing hemodialysis;
(11) Reprocessing and
(12) Clinical or laboratory
instruction for the purpose of demonstration of selected tasks of hemodialysis and evaluation of individual competence.
24 SDR 165, effective June 1, 1998.
Implemented:SDCL 36-9-3, 36-9-4, 36-9-4.1, 36-9-21.
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