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Acharya Institute of Allied Health Sciences
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BSc in Renal Dialysis Technology

Academic Focus
Renal Dialysis Technology is a specialized field of allied health science which deals with hemodialysis. To empower the students in the field of renal dialysis, the course content includes human anatomy and physiology, biochemistry, microbiology and pathology. They are also taught about the applied aspects of anatomy, physiology, microbiology, pathology and pharmacology related to dialysis technology, concepts of renal disease and its management and applied dialysis technology.

Career Scope
As there is steady rise in the patients requiring dialysis, the demand for dialysis technicians has seen an overall growth of 21%. Renal dialysis technology deals with monitoring and operation of dialysis machinery. The renal dialysis technicians are responsible for the cleaning, sterilization and operation of the dialysis machinery. They are also responsible for the maintenance and repairs of the dialysis machines. The technicians are employed in hospitals, clinics, and dialysis centers.

Duration : Duration shall be for a period of three and half years including six months of Internship.

Eligibility :
A candidate seeking admission to the Bachelor of Science Degree Courses in the Allied Health Sciences course shall have studied English as one of the principal subject during the tenure of the course.

1. Two year Pre-University examination or equivalent as recognized by Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences with, Physics, Chemistry and Biology as principle subjects of study.
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2. Pre-Degree course from a recognized University considered as equivalent by RGUHS, (Two years after ten years of schooling) with Physics, Chemistry and Biology as principal subjects of study.
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3. Any equivalent examination recognized by the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore for the above purpose with Physics, Chemistry and Biology as principal subjects of study.
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4. The vocational higher secondary education course conducted by Vocational Higher Secondary Education, Government of Kerala with five subjects including Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English in addition to vocational subjects conducted is considered equivalent to plus TWO examinations of Government of Karnataka Pre University Course.
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5. Candidates with two years diploma from a recognized Government Board in a subject for which the candidate desires to enroll, in the respective Allied Health Sciences course shall have passed plus 12 [10+2] with Physics, Chemistry and Biology, as principal subjects or candidates with 3 years diploma from a recognized Government Board in a subject for which the candidate desires to enroll, in the respective Allied Health Sciences course should have studied Physics, Biology and Chemistry as principal subjects during the tenure of the course.
6. Lateral entry to second year for allied health science courses for candidates who have passed diploma program from the Government Boards and recognized by RGUHS, fulfilling the conditions specified above under sl. No. 5 and these students are eligible to take admission on lateral entry system only in the same subject studied at diploma level.

First Year
Main Subjects
1. Human Anatomy
2. Physiology
3. Biochemistry
4. Pathology
5. Microbiology

SUBSIDIARY SUBJECTS
1. English
2. Kannada
3. Health-care

Second Year
Main Subjects
1. Applied anatomy and physiology related to dialysis technology
2. Pharmacology related to dialysis technology
3. Concepts of renal disease and its management
4. Applied aspects of pathology and microbiology

SUBSIDIARY SUBJECTS
1. Sociology
2. Constitution of India
3. Environmental Science and Health
4. Nutrition
5. Basics of Renal Dialysis Technology

Third Year
Main Subjects
1. Applied Dialysis Technology Paper- I
2. Applied Dialysis Technology Paper- II

SUBSIDIARY SUBJECTS
1. Ethics, Database Management
2. Research & Biostatistics
3. Computer Application
4. Basic Sciences