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Under the supervision of physicians and registered nurses, Dialysis Technicians operate kidney dialysis machines, prepare dialyzer reprocessing and delivery systems, as well as maintain and repair equipment.

  • Work with patients during dialysis procedures
  • Monitor and record vital signs and administer local anesthetics and drugs as needed
  • Assess patients for complications that occur during the procedure
  • Prepare to take necessary emergency measures including administering oxygen and performing Basic Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • Train patients for at-home dialysis treatment and provide them with the emotional support they need for self-care.

This program does not include a national or state certification as part of its overall objectives. Federal Medicare law dictates individuals have 1,000 to 1,500 hours of work experience to sit for the exam. Additionally there is no student internship or clinical rotation offered as part of this program. 

Reading Comprehension and Mathematics assessment testing is required prior to registration.

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Program Requirements

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Cost: $1,299
Program Length: 6 months or less
Payment: Visa, MasterCard, Discover cards, check or money orders accepted. 


Months or less to complete certification training



Median Wage Range


Projected Metro-North job growth

Ways to Register

By Phone 978-236-1200 | Monday  Friday | 9:00am  5:00pm

In Person –Visit NSCC’s Lynn or Danvers Enrollment Center to enroll in person

Next Steps

Next Steps

If you have interest in continuing your education, learn about other Professional Education or academic programs in NSCC’s Nursing and Allied Health Pathway.

Get in touch

For more information, please contact NSCC's Professional Education Division.

Phone: 978-236-1200


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State and federal government eligibility

Workforce Individual Training Program-eligible


North Shore Community College is an accredited public institute of higher education where all are welcome and each is challenged. NSCC is accredited by NECHE, the New England Commission of Higher Education.

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