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What are some reputable schools for dialysis technician courses?

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The Board of Nephrology Examiners, Nurses and Technicians website lists many choices for approved training programs all over the country, as well as international schools. The Board of Nephrology Examiners, Nurses and Technicians strives to serves as a representative voice for both patients and health care workers.

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The Board of Nephrology Examiners, Nurses and Technicians website has an Approved Training Programs link on the left-hand side of the screen. Visitors can follow this link to find a list of the approved schools and programs that are recommended by the organization. This list contains many reputable schools, but it is not exhaustive. For more information about licensing as well as insights into the job market for dialysis technicians, people can visit Kidney.org or Renalweb.com.

People who are unable to pay for or procure licensure before employment can accept a dialysis technician position, provided that they are set to get their certification within 18 months, according to Kidney.org's Renal Career Fact Sheet. Employers can sponsor a person's training, and a technician may receive on-the-job training. In addition to the Board of Nephrology Examiners, Nurses and Technicians, the National Nephrology Certification Organization and the Nephrology Nursing Certification Commission also issue certifications for dialysis technicians.

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