The number of patients with CKD is growing fast. As a result the number of patients needing dialysis is also rising rapidly. Added to that, the survival of patients on dialysis has gone up because of better quality of dialysis. This has resulted in a big increase in the number of patients needing dialysis treatment. Hence there is huge demand for well-trained personnel with expertise in not only handling machines but also medical emergencies that may arise during dialysis.
Apex School of Dialysis Technology (ASDT) aims at filling this void of well-trained dialysis professionals in the city and the country. ASDT has stared its activity since August 2010. Since inception ASDT has trained more than 600 students.
Hostel facility will be provided for outstation students. Also a stipend will be considered for the full time students. Apex kidney foundation will be providing financial support for the students from weaker sections. Student will get placement support.
Dialysis technology in the Medical industry has seen the fastest growth in India in the healthcare sector. This industry is growing at a rapid pace of 18% every year.
The curriculum will include not just the aspects of performing dialysis procedure but also machine maintenance and repair, maintenance of water treatment plant, English speaking, personality development, psychological aspects, empathy and bedside manners. This course is thus designed to give an excellent opportunity to the dialysis technician to develop his professional skills and personality.
The Post-Graduation Diploma in Dialysis Technology course is a one year program consists Combination of Practical, Theory and Project. The one year program will be divided into 2 semesters in a year.
The primary goal of the Dialysis Technology Programme is to prepare industry-oriented professionals in Dialysis Technology with a specific emphasis on learning clinical skills..
Total Number of Students Supported from Scholarship : 314
Apex kidney foundation provides support to the deserving students. To avail of this you need to prove your academic merit, good practical skills and your socialeconomic background.
Apex School of Dialysis Technology (ASDT), an education and training department of Apex Kidney Care, was formed to train students to become dialysis technologists.
In December 2011, Tata Institute of Social Sciences set up the School of Vocational Education (SVE) to provide immediate and definite interventions to improve the skill levels of millions..
Many of our students have gone on to serve in some of the best hospitals
I have done my bachelors of Vocational in Dialysis from TISS-SVE. This 3 year of my life was unforgettable years. We learned so many different things in these years at TISS- SVE and APEX. The learning atmosphere at apex was very good, all staff, seniors at my OJT place was so supportive that the learning all this techniques, course content became easy for me.
I am so much thankful to TISS- SVE and APEX Kidney Care for giving me the platform where I can complete my bachelors along with the practical knowledge of the subject. The whole curriculum of B.VOC not only aims at developing us at academic level but also as human being. Because of subjects like Communication Skill, Computing Skill I am right now not only good at dialysis but I can do a lot of other things related to dialysis on day to day basis. Surely all these General Education Subject are helping me to improve my life on daily basis.
Very much thankful to all the staff and teachers of APEX and TISS-SVE for giving us the golden opportunity and making me dedicated towards my career.
My learning experience from TISS-SVE and Apex was amazing as it was on the job training along with the theory lectures. Practical experience at APEX was quite good. The Faculties, trainers were cooperative.
There is huge difference in the skill set I am having before joining the course and after completion of Course. I feel so much confident about my skills and Knowlege that I can contribute in the society in better manner.
I am so much confident towards my work as well as practice.
Myself Pratik Patel, I am glad to share my Bachelor of vocational in dialysis technology experience. After my HSC I was planning to be a paramedical student, keeping that in my mind I have come across vocational course. B.Voc in Dialysis Technology run by TISS SVE and APEX Kidney Care.
ASDT coordinator explained me all the details about course very well and I have enrolled for the course. The Journey from Diploma to Degree I was enjoying lectures and the practical training. The learning atmosphere at apex was good due to help of my seniors and mentors at my practical training the learning process became easy for me.
During these 3 years I was able to participate in Conference like Dialysis Simplified, Vascular Access Symposium and Continuous Dialysis Education which was a great learning experience for me. I have also won the 1st Prize in Dialysis Simplified among all those participant which I feel the most happiest moment of my life.
I really want to thank TISS-SVE and Apex Kidney Care for Introducing such vocational course which helping me to get a stable career and helping the society in better manner.
The Learning experience in the 3 years was good. It was honor to be a student of TISS-SVE and APEX Kidney Care. Vocational Education in dialysis was very good concept introduced by TISS-SVE. The actual practical learning of dialysis with the proper theory lectures given me the lot of knowledge and improved my skills which is leading me to a better career and helping me to serve the patient well.
The whole curriculum and learning atmosphere was very good at both TISS-SVE and APEX. The OJT mentors and faculties have helped me to understand the concept and techniques of dialysis. The course has not only given me the knowledge about dialysis but also subjects like English and Communication Skill helped me to develop me personally.