Navigate Up
Sign In

City Colleges of Chicago Healthcare Programs Renal Dialysis Technology

Advanced Certificate (AC)

Beginning Summer 2016, this program is no longer accepting new students. Please refer to CCC’s other Healthcare offerings. 

 View the Semester Map for Renal Dialysis Technology Advanced Certificate
The  Renal Dialysis Technology Advanced Certificate program leads to certification through the Board of Nephrology Examiners Nursing and Technology. It prepares students for employment as Dialysis Technicians or Nephrology Technologists. They perform treatment and services to patients with end stage renal disease and/or dysfunction. 



Details: Advanced Certificate (AC)

Career Pathway

Credit Hours (CH)


Program/Plan Number


Funding Options

Offered At






Program General Requirements


Program Core Requirements

36 CH
Introduction to Anatomy And Physiology 4
An introduction to human structure and function, from cellular structures to organ systems, with emphasis on scientific processes and common laboratory techniques. Writing assignments, appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101, or successfully completing Biology 120 with a grade of “C” or higher, or consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Malcolm X Olive-Harvey
Health Professions
Patient Care Technician Training 6
This course is designed for students interested in allied health fields. The course introduces students to the healthcare delivery system, health professions, primary patient care, fundamental clinical skills and healthcare communications. Safety, healthcare professionalism, employability skills, basic infection control, HIPPA, and OSHA are also included. The course will prepare individuals to accurately perform electrocardiograms as a supportive diagnostic procedure. Basic arrhythmia recognition will be taught to enable the student to recognize familiar ECG patterns including major life threatening rhythms. Additionally, the student will learn basic venipuncture techniques and human specimen management for diagnostic purposes. The course will consist of theory and lab experience to promote competence. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better, OR concurrent enrollment in English 101, OR consent. Completion of the H2P orientation program. Current/valid CNA Certification, OR CCC's BNA program and CPR certification. Up to date vaccination history or exception.
Offered at: Malcolm X

Additional Requirements


Program Elective Requirements


Area of Focus


Focus Electives



Total Minimum Credit Hours

Career Pathways

City Colleges of Chicago Healthcare Programs Healthcare

See Also

Related Programs In:


Related Services

Learn More

Gainful Employment Disclosures

Malcolm X  

Accreditation Disclaimer