Atatürk Health Care Vocational School

Dialysis Technician Program



Coordinator: Asst. Prof. Mümtaz YILMAZ 


Counsellor:  Lect. Seçil BEYECE İNCAZLI


The dialysis program, which was opened in 1999, provides education as formal education. The graduates of this program will have the title "Dialysis Technician". The aim of the program is to educate the health technician who will work in the dialysis units, in order to inform the patients and their relatives about the dialysis treatment, in addition to taking the patient to the dialysis machine, follow-up and treatment, termination of the dialysis treatment, maintenance of the dialysis machine.


Program Profile: Summer Practice, Behavioral Sciences-I-II, Anatomy, Biochemistry, Physiology, Microbiology, Patient Care Principles, Basic Dialysis, Nutrition Principles, Infectious Diseases, Surgical Diseases, Internal Medicine, Pharmacology, Nephrology, First and Emergency Aid, Dialysis, Nephrology and Dialysis Practice-I-II, Pediatric Nephrology, Occupational Ethics, Mental Health of Dialysis Patients


Training Fields and Program Facilities: Ege University Medical Faculty Hospital Hemodialysis and Peritoneal Dialysis units are used in the practical courses of the students.


Employment Profiles of Graduates: The graduates from this programme can work as technican at hemodialysis and peritoneal hemodialysis centers. Dialysis technicians are needed in state, foundation and university hospitals and private hospitals and polyclinics also public institutions constitute a serious employment alternative for these graduates.


Transition to Further Degree Programs: It is possible to obtain a bachelor's degree by transferring vertically to the nursing faculty or the faculty of health sciences in the Nursing Department.